Masa Israel Journey Blog

April 13, 2011
 
By Seth Felix, WUJS Intern Tel Aviv. Seth is pictured on the left of the picture together with some of his friends from the WUJS program in Tel-Aviv
 
As a California boy, I never thought others would recognize me as anything but American, until this past year. People approach me on a daily basis assuming that I may be Russian, Israeli, French, British, Mexican, and even South African. This can only happen in the diverse city of Tel Aviv. It doesn’t bother me at all and I am flattered to look like such a mutt. I think that means I have adapted quite well since I am no longer mistaken as the typical American tourist.
 
A year ago I came on WUJS (World Union Jewish Students), a 6 month internship program sponsored by Haddasah/Young Judea. The program allows you to pick...
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April 12, 2011
 
It’s not spring break—it’s better! Passover brings with it a dizzying number of festivals going on across Israel, so in between your seder and trying to come up with yet another way to eat matzoh for lunch, here are some of the coolest things going on during the chag:
 
April 19-23, 2011
This is the 15th year of the Festival, which makes it the oldest rock festival in Israel. Artists that performing in the festival include Yehuda Poliker, Eviatar Banai, Micha Shitrit, Yishai Levy, Arkadi Duchin, Ehud Banai, Moshe Levy, The Giraffes, Mush Ben-Ari, Hadag Nahash, Shlomi Savan and Shuli Rand.
 
April 21-23, 2011
Boombamela is an annual...
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