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Posted March 23rd, 2015
  By Tami Wolf, Masa Israel Alumni Fellow   In early March, I had the privilege of attending AIPAC’s annual Policy Conference for the first time. I went as a Masa Israel Alumni Fellow and part of the Masa Israel Journey delegation. We were  a group of about 30 Masa Israel program alumni who attended the conference to reconnect with Israel, learn more about the current political situation, and encourage others to spend a...
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Posted March 6th, 2015
By Desiree Eslamboly, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Petach Tikvah   Say what you want about Israelis- they’re brash, they’re pushy, and they’re bluntly honest – sure. But there is a reason why, when visiting, it only takes a few short days to fall in love with their country. And I’m not convinced that it’s solely the land that captivates people. After living here for only 4 short months, I have landed on...
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Posted March 2nd, 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...
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Posted February 25th, 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...
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