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Posted November 15th, 2015
Photo Credit: Ariel Rubinstein, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Ashdod   By Marissa Steinhofer, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Ashdod When I was first presented the idea of going to Kibbutz Kramim for Masa Israel Mifgashim Shabbaton, I was both excited and nervous. I knew it would be an interesting experience, but I wasn’t really sure what to expect. Being back on a kibbutz reminded me of my first time in Israel. My first experience...
Posted November 4th, 2015
By Panni, Masa Tlalim Israel Corps Volunteer   My name is Panni, and I’m 23 years old from Budapest, Hungary. 6 months ago I decided to come to Israel for a Masa Israel program, and now I’m actually here! The project I chose is Masa Tlalim Israel Corps at Kibbutz Harduf, located in the North of Israel. It is part of the Jewish Agency’s “Project TEN: Global Tikkun Olam” initiative. The program’s focus...
Posted October 25th, 2015
By Rachel Ethridge, WUJS Alumna ’15     My life in Israel has always had an end date.   If you’ve met me since I’ve moved here you know that on February 7th my butt will be seated on a double decker plane headed out of the Middle East towards the city where I left all of my friends, lovers, long sleeve shirts, good sushi, and deep dish pizza.   For a lot of people interning and living alongside me, this...
Posted October 14th, 2015
The Masa Israel Alumni Fellowship is an opportunity for a select few outstanding alumni to represent Masa Israel Journey in their home communities and on a national level. This exclusive program provides Fellows with unmatched leadership training as well as opportunities for personal and professional development and networking with Jewish communal leaders. Each fellow will attend the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly (GA...