Masa Israel Journey Blog

July 29, 2015

Jessica Band and Jonathan Gerafi in northern Israel


In September 2011, WUJS Israel participants Jessica Band, 26, and Jonathan Gerafi, 28, lived in the same city, in the same building, just one floor apart. Yet, they never spoke to one another during their first month in Tel Aviv. A month later, their friends went out on the town and the two strangers, who both happened to stay in for the night, met by chance and have been together ever since.


As Jonathan explored the quiet halls that October night, he paid Jessica an unexpected visit. “I was like, ‘oh man, I don’t want to talk to anyone right now,’” Jessica, a native of Rockville, MD, remembers. However, after a long and...

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July 22, 2015

No matter what industry you're interested in, Masa Israel has an internship for you. We recently revamped our internship listings, and finding the right opportunity has never been easier. Here are a few of our favorites, which are as exciting as they are impressive.


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July 14, 2015


A non-profit internship in Tel Aviv is a great way to make a difference in the community while making your resume stand out. In Israel, you won't just be an admin - you'll have real responsbility and real results to impress potential employers.


1. IGY: Israel Gay Youth



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