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Posted April 21st, 2016
From desalination to solar energy, irrigation, and literally making the desert bloom, Israelis know a thing or two about green tech and sustainability. Masa Israel Journey’s environmental programs provide academic, volunteer, and professional opportunities for young adults to gain hands-on experience in sustainable building, organic farming, permaculture, and more. In honor of this year's Earth Day, grab your hiking boots and get...
Posted April 19th, 2016
  By Andria Kaplan Aylyarov       1. The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew and the Heart of the Middle East, Sandy Tolan Sandy Tolan dives deep inside the relationship of Bashir Khairi, a Palestinian and Dalia Eshkenazi Landau, an Israeli college student. The book breaks down the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the relationship of this unlikely friendship and proves hope and transformation does exist.   2. ‘Catch...
Posted April 19th, 2016
Jordan Goldschmid graduated from the University of Kansas with a BGS in religious studies and a minor in film. He is currently in sales as a store manager with Tradehome Shoes. Originally from Wichita Kansas, Jordan is now living in Springfield,Illinois. He has been very active in his community ever since his experience with Masa Israel Teaching Fellows Rehovot 2012-2013, becoming a Poland delegate for Masa and JAFI, as well as a Shalom Hartman...
Posted April 13th, 2016
After graduating, Molly did a Masa Israel Volunteer Program, for 10 months in the city of Akko, as well as various Druze villages in the North. There she taught English and other subjects in both formal and non-formal settings to young Jewish, Arab, and Druze teenagers. The connection Molly built with the students from different backgrounds was what lead her to want to further facilitate connections for students in the United States. Soon...