Masa Israel Journey Blog

December 26, 2013
By Erika Wohl, participating in Masa's Career Israel program
 
This past month the world lost one of the greatest leaders in history. As I learn more about his vision and his leadership, it has reinforced my desire to work for social justice and to stand up and be a leader in the movements I am passionate about. For leaders around the world, Mandela was a reminder about the commitment and sacrifice it takes to achieve a dream. Nelson Mandela once said, “A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.” This combination of intellect, empathy, and persuasive expression is what I witnessed this past week at the Masa Israel Post-College Leadership Summit. Two hundred and fifty individuals, each with their own passion and vision for the future, came together to learn the paths...
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December 23, 2013
 
Since the release of Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s bestseller Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle in 2009, Israel has gained a well-deserved reputation as a thriving hub of the start-up world, second only to Silicon Valley. And with the technology sector growing up to three times faster as other areas of the economy, now is the time to gain hands-on experience in the world of hi-tech. So why not give your resume a boost while interning in an office overlooking the beaches of Tel Aviv? As featured on Mashable, Business Insider, and Haaretz, here are five of the hottest start-ups you can intern at this spring.
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