Masa Israel Journey Blog

August 04, 2016

Video: Cash Cab episode recently  re-aired on Mako


Sometimes living in Israel I encounter things that really jog my memory. Every colorful scene, aromatic walk through the streets, or even just surfing my social media feeds (Thank you #ThrowBackThursday!) reminds me of a good time from my Masa Israel experience. 


That is what happened this morning. I opened my Facebook feed to see a suggested video from Mako, a popular Israeli television station. The video was an episode of Cash Cab—in this game show meets transportation service participants have the chance to win money by answering trivia questions on the ride to...

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July 28, 2016

If you want to study abroad amongst ancient ruins and gorgeous people Rome might come to mind, but have you considered Jerusalem?

There’s no other place in the world where in the same day you can jog down 5,000 year-old-streets, sip cold brew on a rooftop, and awe at beautiful people, all while studying amongst the some of the brightest minds the world has to offer.

Here are 5 Reasons Studying Abroad in Jerusalem Trumps Rome:


The History

Rome is home to 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites but Jerusalem is home to 5,000...

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July 28, 2016

The Hipsters

Ahh, because if it isn’t Hipster, it isn’t cool. Little be known to the world that the hub of Hipsters is not only Prague but Jerusalem too. Winding down the old stone streets of Jerusalem, you’ll find young Israeli’s lighting their hand-rolled cigarettes and sipping local beer. Trendy new restaurants pop up every other day and the fashion sense is well outside of cultural mainstreams.



The Attire

If you’re looking to study abroad in Prague, you’ll have to get your outfits on point. Dresses and heels are the norm...

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