Here are some words from Lisa Heller, a recent WUJS graduate who returned earlier this month to chaperone a Birthright program.
In the fall of 2009, after being laid off in the bad economy, I decided to return to Israel for an extended program through Masa Israel Journey, the umbrella organization for long-term programs in Israel. As a Young Judaea alumna who missed out on Year Course
, it seemed only natural to choose WUJS
, Hadassah’s Israel program for post-college graduates.
I selected the Jerusalem Learning track because I was looking to learn as much as possible about my Jewish roots and Israeli culture while living in the most unique city in...