Masa Israel Journey Blog

March 02, 2015

Purim is only days away, and Masa Israel Journey wants to help you get into the holiday spirit. You've heard plenty from our participants and alumni about their holiday celebrations and Israel experiences. Now, it's time to hear from our North American staff and get to know some of the people who help thousands of Jewish young adults live Israel like a local!


Samantha Robins, Recruitment Manager and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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"On Purim, my best friend Anna and I wanted a relevant costume. We dressed up as moneeyot (Israeli Taxis). It was literally the best costume ever and we got a lot of chuckles from everyone who...

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February 25, 2015

Despite reports of rising costs of living for Tel Aviv locals, Masa Israel grants make the white city one of the most affordable options available to students and young professionals seeking an internship abroad. 

Inpsired by The New York Times' recent article "Internships Abroad: Unpaid, With a $10,000 Price Tag", we decided to compare program costs for the leading destinations for interns abroad. The results are in and, as it turns out, the high-tech heart of the startup nation is quite the bargain.


At an average cost of $665.83 per...

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