By Hannah Heller, Career Israel, West Windsor, NJ
After graduating from Wellesley College last June with a double major in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology and Jewish Studies, I knew I wanted to pursue a graduate degree in the arts, but I also knew I needed some work experience to help me define my specific path. I enrolled in Career Israel
, where I would be able to gain professional experience in the arts with a five-month long internship, practice my Hebrew, and live in Tel Aviv, getting the opportunity to experience Israel like an Israeli.
Having grown up in a Jewish environment in West Windsor, New Jersey, I’d visited Israel a few times before, but never for this long. For my internship I was placed with a start-up organization called Omanoot:...