Masa Israel Journey Blog

July 19, 2010
Over 50 Masa Israel alumni gathered on Sunday for a packed day of networking, discussions, and brainstorming at the Masa Israel Leadership Summit.
In addition to sessions on public speaking/presentation skills and Israel education, and participants heard from a panel of young Jewish innovators—most of whom spent time in Israel on multiple immersive experiences before starting their ventures.
Summit participants took time to brainstorm ideas for the future of the Masa Israel alumni community in North America, and using the tools they learned from the sessions and the panel, they began figuring out how to put their ideas into action.
Panelists spoke...
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July 14, 2010
When the Masa Israel-accredited Dance Journey program came onto the scene in 2008, the idea of a program that would offer young Jewish adults from around the world the opportunity to study dance and repertory with professionals of the highest caliber for five months was a new one.
One of Israel's best-kept secrets, the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company's (KCDC) International Dance Center and the Dance and Ballet School, however, has managed to turn this idea into a successful entrepreneurial venture.
Today, just two years after Dance Journey's inaugural program, dancers from around the world are knocking on Dance Journey's door. The response has been so overwhelming that director Yehuda  Maor has had...
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July 12, 2010
Masa Israel Journey strives to engage talented young adults in the global Jewish community, bolstering the next generation of Jewish leadership with a cohort of passionate, innovative individuals who have deep, personal connections to Israel. 
Through the Masa Israel Community, participants have access to leadership training during your time abroad. Now that you’re back, you have access to conferences, networking opportunities and leadership development programs .
Many Masa Israel participants come up with ideas about how to improve the global Jewish community while they are in Israel, and some have the chance to explore those ideas further on Building Future Leaders (BFL) shabbatonim and seminars with Masa Israel staff. A number of Masa Israel alumni are already proven thought leaders, bringing...
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