Celebrate like a local: festivals during Sukkot 2011

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Growing up, you might have celebrated Sukkot by going to your family, friends’, or synagogue’s sukkah, shaking the lulav and etrog, and eating outside under the stars. But if you are spending this Sukkot in Israel, there’s no reason to stay confined to your backyard—use the whole country as your sukkah!
 

Seven unique ways to spend the chagim in Israel

<div class="masa-blog-title">Seven unique ways to spend the chagim in Israel</div>

Every time we ask alumni of Masa Israel programs what the best part of their semester or year was in Israel, the same things are repeated over and over: freedom to explore Israel on their own, Yom Ha’atzmaut (Independence Day) and the other national holidays in the spring, and thechagim—the High Holidays.
 
It’s no wonder.
 

Year Course: Ten Days In

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Alas, the official Year Course experience has begun. With the beginning of this week, the chanichim (participants) got our first taste of the sweet milk and honey-based academics we will become so accustomed to in the year that ensues.
 

Beyachad – Avi Chai & Masa Camp Fellows

Beyachad – Avi Chai & Masa Camp Fellows

December 15, 2011 (All day)  -  December 16, 2011 (All day)

  Israel  - 

Collaboration between Masa Israel and the Avi Chai Foundation to train Masa participants, who will be working at a camp the following summer, in bringing Israel to the camp community.

(Application details will be published in a later date)

Masa Alumni Shabbaton

Masa Alumni Shabbaton

January 31, 2012 (All day)  -  February 1, 2012 (All day)

  Jerusalem, Israel  - 

 

Want to reconnect with Masa? Want to reunite with your fellow BFLers? Want to share your experiences with us since you’ve graduated? 

Join us as we jumpstart Masa Israel’s alumni activities in Israel.

Masa Israel’s Delegation to Poland

Masa Israel’s Delegation to Poland

May 7, 2012 (All day)  -  May 14, 2012 (All day)

  Poland  - 

Exploring the Past, Meeting the Future 
This special Building Future Leadership Graduate Delegation to Poland is a seven-day trip designed for those who are interested in furthering their connection to the past while looking toward the future. Members of the delegation will be expected to volunteer in Holocaust-related programs in their communities.
 
Cost will be published at a later date.

Public Diplomacy

Public Diplomacy

May 29, 2012 (All day)  -  June 1, 2012 (All day)

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A joint project with the Foreign Ministry, this seminar will better prepare you to advocate for Israel. 

 

Learn from leading experts the secrets of advocacy, how to fight delegitimization, how to effectively convey a message and much more.

(Open to North American gap participants)

Public Diplomacy

Public Diplomacy

April 22, 2012 (All day)  -  April 25, 2012 (All day)

  Jerusalem, Israel  - 

A joint project with Israel's Foreign Ministry, this seminar will better prepare you to advocate for Israel. 
Learn from leading experts the secrets of advocacy, how to fight delegitimization, how to effectively convey a message and much more.
 
(Open to North American gap participants)

Public Diplomacy Seminar

Public Diplomacy Seminar

February 5, 2012 (All day)  -  February 7, 2012 (All day)

  Israel  - 

A joint project with the Foreign Ministry, this seminar will better prepare you to advocate for Israel. 
Learn from leading experts the secrets of advocacy, how to fight delegitimization, how to effectively convey a message and much more.
 
(Open to North American gap participants)

Public Diplomacy

Public Diplomacy

December 18, 2011 (All day)  -  December 21, 2011 (All day)

   - 

 

A joint project with the Foreign Ministry, this seminar will better prepare you to advocate for Israel. 

Learn from leading experts the secrets of advocacy, how to fight delegitimization, how to effectively convey a message and much more.

 

(Open to North American gap participants)