Masa Israel Journey Blog

May 06, 2015

Whether you’re looking for professional development or a resume boost, take it from these four Masa Israel Teaching Fellows alumnae - teaching English in Israel can help you land your dream job in education!

After graduating from Guilford College with a bachelor’s degree in education in 2011, Tova Dinkin decided to become a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow. In August, the Manhattan native moved to Rishon LeZion as part of the inaugural cohort of Masa Israel Teaching Fellows.

When she returned to New York in 2012, Tova was quickly offered a...

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April 24, 2015

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 ready for one of Masa Israel’s incredible environmental experiences:

Arava Institute for Environmental Studies


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April 08, 2015

By Chef Chanah Auerbach, Masa Israel Volunteer Alumna


This Passover, stop wasting your energy making matzah-based, kosher-for-Passover versions of your favorite carb dishes. Instead, focus on plant-based, colortul fruit and vegetable dishes that are sure to fill you up and make all of your guests happy!


1. Begin your day with a delicious smoothie!

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• 1 cup almond milk (store-bought or homemade*)
• 1 banana
• 1 cup strawberries
• ½ cup blueberries
• ½ cup spinach
• 3 dates
• Ice, or try using frozen fruits and veggies instead!


Blend all ingredients and enjoy!...

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