Masa Israel Journey Blog

April 18, 2011
In light of the recent events in Jeruslam, Pardes alum Courtney Miller (Spring 2010) shares a post of hers from last year. Courtney has made Aliyah and now lives in Jerusalem.
The bus: my constant companion. I wait for her. I get annoyed with her. I marvel at her. I wish I could give her directions that would directly take me to my destination in lieu of her circuitous routes that reach out to everyone. I’m grateful...
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April 14, 2011
Four Tikkun Olam in Tel Aviv-Jaffa participants recently attended Masa’s Building Future Leadership conference in Jerusalem. Here’s what Lisa, one of our 10 month Social Action track volunteers, had to say about the experience:
Almost two weeks ago, I went to my first Masa conference – a week long seminar hosted at a hostel in Jerusalem centered on building future leadership in the Jewish world. Walking off the bus and into the hostel, I found myself and the three other participants of my program surrounded by over 400 Masa participants, from both gap year and post-college programs. I spent the week with a group of 15 other post-college participants, discussing presentations as well as encounters from our time in Israel.
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