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Sunshine in the city
Posted December 6th, 2017
by Heather Hammerling, MITF Netanya   Yesterday, I had the opportunity to teach my students about the wonderful holiday of Thanksgiving! The students had so much fun learning about all of the foods we eat and talking about all of the things that they are thankful for. For our activity, I had the students create "turkey crowns" that they could bring home and share with their families. Two of my fellow teachers who work...
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Posted December 6th, 2017
by Miranda Wall-Franklin, Tel Aviv University International MA in Conflict Resolution & Mediation   Despite a myriad of poor reviews, I decided to take the chance and fly WOW Air from SFO to TLV. I purchased the "Plus" package, which included 1 personal item of up to 22 lbs, 1 carry-on of up to 26 lbs, and 1 checked bag of up to 44 lbs. All this for $350 one way. Not bad! I flew from San Francisco to Reykjavik and then...
Posted August 9th, 2017
Meet twenty-three of best and brightest from Princeton University. They are the first of many to fully immerse themselves in a partnership between Princeton University's Keller Center for Innovation, Masa Israel Journey, Destination Israel, and the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC). This pilot program allowed students to live and breathe the Israeli tech dream for ten weeks. They interned at...
Posted June 12th, 2017
Title Image Credit: Pixabay   By Sydney Peterson, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Be'er Sheva   Walking down that marble ramp for yet another time, I can’t tell you how it felt. I was home. For once home wasn’t landing in a small airport and being able to run into my mom’s arms just a couple of minutes after departing the plane. Instead, it was 13 complete strangers waiting to congregate on the other side of...