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Posted May 14, 2014
By David Sklar, Solidarity of Nations - Achvat Amim  Over the last four months, I have been participating in a new Masa Israel volunteer program called Solidarity of Nations - Achvat Amim. Looking beyond the worn-out rhetoric of the conflict, this program initially attracted me by allowing me to see the harsh realities on the ground and meet the people who are working for real change in Israel and abroad.  As someone who believes in...
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Posted May 08, 2014
By Caroline Frank, Career Israel   -”I came to Israel to start my international career. I wanted to immerse myself in a foreign culture, hone my hebrew skills and really see what it was like to be an Israeli while meeting new and exciting people from around the world along the way.”   -”Living in Tel Aviv, and being a published writer here – that is going to benefit me for the rest of my life....
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Posted May 07, 2014
By Darya Watnick, Yahel Social Change   At this point in my life, my commitment to Judaism is mostly expressed through social justice and volunteering. When deciding what to do after graduating from college, I realized that I wanted to spend some time in Israel doing something that would enable me to connect to my Jewish heritage.   As a product of the Reform movement, the majority of my connection to the Jewish religion is...
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