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Posted March 2nd, 2016
By Yehudit Werchow, Director of Education    Jan Lievens' "The Feast of Esther" (Via Wiki Media Commons)  ...
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Posted March 1st, 2016
Going to Israel means so much more than enjoying the night life and delicious food. Israel gives you an opportunity to give back in more ways than you can imagine. From aiding refugee and asylum seekers in their transition to a new life to helping children with disabilities achieve their dreams of participating in sports, you can not only help people but also develop your professional skills for the future. Here are the top ten volunteer and...
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Posted February 24th, 2016
Amy Altchuler is originally from Rochester, Minnesota, but now calls Houston, Texas home. After graduating with a degree in chemical engineering from Rice University, she moved to Israel to be a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Be'er Sheva. While in Israel she taught at a low-income school, and spent time every week with a Holocaust survivor. After her life-changing experience in Israel, she moved back to Houston where she now works for a...
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Posted February 16th, 2016
Andria Kaplan was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron in 2013. For much of her adult life, she’s had one thing on her mind: sharing the light of Israel.   Before her Masa Israel experience, Andria launched “Urbanites”, a Jewish young professionals group that brings more opportunities for young Cleveland’s young Jewish community to get together....
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