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Are you ready for the journey?

Posted May 20th, 2016
  By: Andria Kaplan Aylyarov     You’ve been counting down the years until it was time to study abroad, and the time is now. You’ve narrowed it down to Barcelona and Tel Aviv – both jam packed with beaches, vibrant cultures and some of the world’s best nightlife.   Whatever city you decide to go with you’ll be adapting to a new way of life, with each country offering different vibes.   If...
Posted May 15th, 2016
  By Andria Kaplan Aylyarov     You were always the friend with the big ideas who dared to be adventurous. Now, it’s your junior year and time to embrace your inner Indiana Jones and go abroad.   Whether you’d prefer the saltiness of Vegemite or the rich, bold flavors of hummus, check out our comparison of studying abroad in Sydney verse Tel Aviv.   The Food Speaking of food, Sydney and Tel Aviv have...
Posted May 10th, 2016
  Written and published by Jon Sender , Hebrew University Study Abroad Alumnus '16, on his personal blog on July 5, 2016, three days before flying home from Israel.     On the shelf above my desk is a box of Q-tips I bought during my first week in Israel. Six months ago I looked at the quantity printed, 200, and thought to myself, that's roughly the number of days I'll be away. So by the time I'm getting ready to...
Posted May 5th, 2016
In the USA, Mother's Day is a special holiday meant to celebrate your mother and shower her with compliments and gifts. Sometimes, a great gift can consist of you going on a long term program in Israel. In honor of Mother’s Day, our gift is to highlight how much impact a Masa Israel participant gives to their parent and the Jewish people.    By Nancy Iankowitz         Happy Mother's Day from Masa...