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 Eric Wollberg
Posted March 12th, 2018
Eric Wollberg, 24, New York City, NY, is living and working in Israel this year. He’s not taking a break from his career. He’s building it, having been given a dream opportunity in a cutting edge industry.     A recent college graduate he is now an Energy Intern specializing in green energy at the Israel Innovation Authority, through Masa’s elite Israel Government Fellows program. IGF is a cooperation with the...
Posted March 6th, 2018
Q: What is your full name, where you are from, University in the states and University/program here? Miranda Franklin-Wall From California, USA Went to University of California, Irvine Master’s program in Public Policy, specializing in Conflict Resolution and Mediation program at Tel Aviv University through Masa.   Q: Why Israel? I went on Birthright with the LA Jewish Federation and they provided a brochure for all the Masa graduate...
ben baginsky
Posted February 25th, 2018
By Ben Baginsky   On Masterchef Israel a couple weeks ago, the contestants were set a challenge to work in pairs to cook one dish. Throughout the challenge, one pair were in total agreement. Another pair were in total disagreement. In the end, the dish prepared by the ones who agreed was a disaster, and the opposing one wasn’t. One of those from the agreeing pair lost his place in the series.   In trying to understand what...
Weekend with Orly
Posted February 25th, 2018
  by Heather Hammerling, MITF Netanya     Over the weekend, one of the English teachers at my school invited me to her home for Shabbat. Her name is Orly, she teaches the 6th graders and we co-teach together once a week. From the first moment I met Orly, I liked her! She is extremely warm and a great English teacher. She lives in a town called Kfar Yona, which is about 20 minutes from Netanya. She not only...