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Posted February 23rd, 2015
Whether you prefer savory or sweet, these nine out-of-the-ordinary hamantaschen recipes are sure to satisfy your cravings this Purim. Just don't tell your bubbie what you did with the prune ones that she made for you.    1. Pumpkin Chai Hammantaschen via Lil' Miss Cakes   In need of a PSL fix? Have no fear, these sweet and spicy hamantaschen will do the trick.    2. Taco Hamantaschen (dairy or meat) via Kosher...
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Posted February 20th, 2015
By Allie Bernstein, Career Israel Intern     This is Part 3 of a three-part blog series. Read Part 1 and Part 2.    So, by now you’ve convinced yourself that you want to go on a Masa Israel program. But what practical steps do you have to take to make it all happen?   I won’t lie, spending a long period of time in a foreign country requires a lot of paperwork. But get yourself a list app (I recommend...
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Posted February 18th, 2015
By Chloe Newman, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Ashdod   My first [few] months here seemed a flurry of realizing how many small, everyday items I had taken for granted in Pittsburgh. Many small kitchen-wares (a proper spice collection being one very important one), some nicer clothing items, art supplies, some school supplies, and general household items were purchased before my first stipend arrived, halfway through the month. My bike was...
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Posted February 9th, 2015
In honor of Jewish Disability Awareness Month, Masa Israel Journey is joining the global Jewish community in raising awarness and fostering inclusion for those with disabilities and special needs. As this work goes far beyond the 28 days of the month of February, we're bringing you the top 3 internships in Israel through which you can help raise awareness and foster inclusion:   1. Teaching Assistant, MICHA - Society for Deaf...
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