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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...
Posted May 23rd, 2017
Title Image Credit: Pixabay   By Rachel Greenberg, Nativ Alumna   It’s hard feeling like a stranger in your own home, but just as you needed time to adjust when you got to Israel, so too you need to adjust back to life here in the United States of America. When you were in Israel, you probably did not realize how much you changed every day, but you did. You learned from everyone around you, picked up new mannerisms, and adapted...
Posted May 10th, 2017
More than 4,000 students and young professionals from around the world came together this week in Israel for one of the country’s most somber holidays – Yom Hazikaron. Gathering just north of Tel Aviv in Ra’anana Park Amphitheater, they honored fallen soldiers and civilians during an annual commemoration organized by Masa Israel Journey, a project of The Jewish Agency for Israel and the government of Israel. Honored guests...