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Are you ready for the journey?

Posted April 5th, 2016
Yari Rostamian, Masa Business Fellow and Destination Israel Intern   Day 1: Prepping for the young professionals white night with this lovely group of people! Toured the ZOA house then talked business over delicious Roladin burekas, pastries and coffee.      Day 2: Had a fluffy visitor come into the AOL Nautilus office on Rothschild. Molly kept me company as I growth hacked for the startup I intern for.     Day 3...
Posted April 4th, 2016
By Amy Albertson   It is very common for young Jews to take a Gap Year in Israel after they graduate high school and before they begin college. These Gap Year Programs can range from a year at Yeshiva or Seminary to pre-university programs at top Israeli Universities, and each comes with the exciting experience of living in Israel and forming life-long friendships with other people your age. What could be better? For Ethan Weiss, a 19-...
Posted March 31st, 2016
By Marsha Druker, Career Israel If as early as 6 months ago someone looked into a crystal ball and told me that in January I would quit my job and move to Israel for an unpaid internship at a tech start-up, I probably would have burst out laughing. ‘That’s completely insane’, I would have told them. Yet, here I am, across the world, writing this from a tiny studio apartment in the vibrant center of Tel Aviv. When life gets...
Posted March 30th, 2016
By Glen Tobin   Being part of the Masa Israel Lacrosse internship has really opened my mind to building a sports program from the bottom up. Lacrosse is very popular in Ashkelon and Netanya, but the goal of the Israel Lacrosse is to continue to grow. One of the newest cities to open its doors to lacrosse is Kiryat Gat. The city is small but full of energetic youth and athletic complexes. The sports community as a whole believes in the...