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Posted November 11th, 2015
A native of North Babylon, NY, Jennifer Handel grew up with limited exposure to a Jewish education or the Jewish world. As a student at the State University of New York at Cortland, Jenn took ownership of her own Jewish journey through her involvement in Hillel.   After graduating with her B.A. in Secondary Education and History in 2007, Jenn returned to Long Island and worked as a high school history teacher. Since her first trip to...
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Posted November 4th, 2015
By Panni, Masa Tlalim Israel Corps Volunteer   My name is Panni, and I’m 23 years old from Budapest, Hungary. 6 months ago I decided to come to Israel for a Masa Israel program, and now I’m actually here! The project I chose is Masa Tlalim Israel Corps at Kibbutz Harduf, located in the North of Israel. It is part of the Jewish Agency’s “Project TEN: Global Tikkun Olam” initiative. The program’s focus...
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Posted November 3rd, 2015
Arya Marvazy is a first-generation American born to Iranian-Jewish refugees in the bustling metropolis of Los Angeles – or as he likes to call it, Tehrangeles - California. Most passionate about travel, languages (four and counting), and exploring foreign cultures, Arya earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and his M.A. in Organizational Behavior from New York University while studying abroad in...
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Posted November 2nd, 2015
Every year, Masa Israel Journey selects outstanding alumni to attend the annual Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly. This year, we're bringing an extraordinary group of Masa Israel alumni who create Jewish communities as Hillel professionals on college campuses across North America: The delegation will also include Masa Israel’s Alumni Fellows and Campus Representatives, who will join the Hillel...
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