Journey Blog | Masa Israel

Journey Blog

Posted March 18, 2015
  By Chloe Newman, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Ashdod     My first [few] months here seemed a flurry of realizing how many small, everyday items I had taken for granted in Pittsburgh. Many small kitchen-wares (a proper spice collection being one very important one), some nicer clothing items, art supplies, some school supplies, and general household items were purchased before my first stipend arrived, halfway through the month...
Posted March 06, 2015
By Desiree Eslamboly, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Petach Tikvah   Say what you want about Israelis- they’re brash, they’re pushy, and they’re bluntly honest – sure. But there is a reason why, when visiting, it only takes a few short days to fall in love with their country. And I’m not convinced that it’s solely the land that captivates people. After living here for only 4 short months, I have landed on...