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Posted June 19, 2015
As programs wind down and Masa Israel participants prepare to head home, here are a few ideas for last-minute Father’s Day gifts to pick up before heading to the airport:   1. A cheesy tourist t-shirt   via israeli-T It’s not his fault that Masa Israel wasnt around when he was younger, but he can still look like one of the cool kids.   2. A kippa that makes a statement   From sports mascots, to cartoon...
Posted June 03, 2015
  By Jennifer Blitz, Masa Israel Teaching Fellows in Petach Tikvah alumna     If it wasn’t for a doting mother looking for a pair of board shorts for her son, the extent of my Hebrew knowledge might still be “Shalom.”   Having just earned my master’s degree in childhood education I spent the summer of 2013 applying for a myriad of teaching positions in New York City. My daily sense of panic in regards...
Posted June 02, 2015
By Jennifer Blitz, Masa Israel Teaching Fellows in Petach Tikvah alumna   If it wasn’t for a doting mother looking for a pair of board shorts for her son, the extent of my Hebrew knowledge might still be “Shalom.”  Having just earned my master’s degree in childhood education I spent the summer of 2013 applying for a myriad of teaching positions in New York City. My daily sense of panic in regards to my future...