By Orrie Appell, Masa Israel Teaching Fellows - Ma'ase Olam
When applying to become part of the Israel Teaching Fellows
programme, way back when, I initially had a very tough decision to make, but Ma’ase Olam made it very easy.
Of all the cities offering a place to house me over the next ten months to assist in teaching English and other volunteering projects, Ma’ase Olam took Rehovot and added the charming and powerful addition of the Israeli peers whom would aid all of us in interacting and integrating with the ins and outs of the city. This was, and still is, the single biggest selling point for me.
On my programme, based in Rehovot, I am the single UK participant in a crowd of 26 from the US and Canada. That initial feeling of being so...