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Are you ready for the journey?

Posted January 12th, 2016
  You’ve probably heard the statistics before: approximately 70% of college students study abroad. But you probably also have a lot of questions. Where should I study? Is it worth the money? Are the schools abroad as good as the one I’m already at? The answer: Yes, you should study abroad, and you can do it on a Masa Israel program where you’ll have the option of a wide variety of programs at top universities and access to...
Posted December 29th, 2015
Wow! We can hardly believe 2015 is already coming to a close and we’re sure you’re all reminiscing on the year that has passed. Both in terms of achievements and experiences, here at Masa Israel we have had a pretty incredible 2015. Let’s look back on this year and recap our 10 best Masa Israel Moments!   1.Our 2015 AIPAC Policy Conference Delegation A group of 30 Masa Israel alumni represented us at this year’s...
Posted December 1st, 2015
By Rachelle Lansky, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Rahat   When I thought about the idea of co-existence before coming to Rahat as a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow, I dreamed of a space where there were no boundaries, where all could be integrated through conversation as one collective culture. While I know this vision seems optimistic, what I’ve found while working in a Bedouin school is something that I never could have imagined before...
Posted November 17th, 2015
A native of Westport, Connecticut, Alex Willick holds a B.A. in Music and Philosophy from Colgate University and an M.A. in Jewish Experiential Education with concentrations in Israel education and Jewish communal leadership. Over the past several years, Alex has lived in Israel as a participant of a Masa Israel volunteer fellowship, as well as a participant of the Kesher Hadash program under the advisement of Dr. Alex Sinclair. Alex now...