Masa Israel Journey Blog

April 08, 2015

By Chef Chanah Auerbach, Masa Israel Volunteer Alumna


This Passover, stop wasting your energy making matzah-based, kosher-for-Passover versions of your favorite carb dishes. Instead, focus on plant-based, colortul fruit and vegetable dishes that are sure to fill you up and make all of your guests happy!


1. Begin your day with a delicious smoothie!

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• 1 cup almond milk (store-bought or homemade*)
• 1 banana
• 1 cup strawberries
• ½ cup blueberries
• ½ cup spinach
• 3 dates
• Ice, or try using frozen fruits and veggies instead!


Blend all ingredients and enjoy!...

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March 27, 2015

By Terissa Schor, Masa Israel Alumni Fellow


I feel so fortunate to have had the opportunity to attend my first AIPAC Policy Conference this year, with Masa Israel Journey. It surprised me in so many positive and unexpected ways. While I used to think (forgive me) that AIPAC was only for older, wealthy, right-wing Israelis and Jewish Americans, I now know that AIPAC Policy Conference attracts a diverse group of supporters from every walk of life.

The first visitors that surprised me were the HUGE delegations of high school and college students. I had heard that students attended, but I hadn't heard that nearly 3,000 of the 16,000 delegates in attendance would be students. As members of the Masa Israel alumni delegation, we represented Masa Israel at the high school and college career fairs and enjoyed chatting with students about the wide variety of Israel...

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