Out in full force at AIPAC's Policy Conference

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By Avi Rubel, Masa Israel North American Director
Masa Israel was proud to be out in full force at AIPAC's Policy Conference this week in Washington, DC.
Of the more than 13,000 participants there were approximately 2,000 young adults--a very large number of them Masa Israel alumni.
It is wonderful to see that the growth in Masa participation is leading

Masa alumni Hebrew conversation club comes to Brooklyn!

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By Rachel Sales, Masa Israel Director of Alumni and Public Relations
This past week, Moishe House DUMBO and the Masa Israel alumni culture committee launched the bimonthly Hebrew conversation club.
Over delicious borekas, pita and hummus, we got excited for Purim–describing our past celebrations in Israel and trading ideas about mishloah manot.

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Hear participants talk about their daily life, take a virtual tour of your favorite program, and watch your semester of year in Israel unfold in front of you

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Cool time in Israel

Cool time in Israel

Cool time in Israel

February 10, 2012

The Australian Union of Jewish Students has been joined by counterparts from South Africa, the UK, the USA and Switzerland on their five month long Israeli Aviv program.
More than 50 Australian participants are now full-swing on their Israel adventure, with the students from the other countries joining them in the AUJS run program.
Thanks are due to Masa Israel Fourney’s partnership with AUJS, for providing scholarships for all participants, with the Australian component represented by students from across the country.
The AUJS Aviv program allows participants to experience the breadth and depth of life in Israel like no other Australian program for young adults outside of the youth movements. Experiences include life on a kibbutz (which include an Ulpan program), a week of desert experience, Gadna – an Israeli military program, volunteer opportunities in peripheral areas and more.
Daniel Nash, National Chairperson of AUJS says, “AUJS Aviv has enjoyed positive word of mouth from past participants and this, together with the diversity of activities offered, has seen to its success and growth in popularity from year to year. We look forward to seeing this success continue in years to come, with AUJS constantly offering new opportunities for international programs, such as Volunteer Nepal, a relatively new program which AUJS has been running in recent years, in partnership with Jewish Aid Australia.”
AUJS Aviv Madrichot, Tali Seidman and Shani Kleiner, report that the group is  “havng a blast,” having completed a hike along the Dead Sea on Sunday.

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Shnat Shaarei Bina - Midreshet Bet Ester


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Shaarei Bina seminary offers students a unique and special learning experience. Our talented & devoted staff, and our beautiful building in its inspiring location, Tsfat, create an environment which is conducive to discovering one's self as well as absorbing the essence of Judaism.
Classes are taught by professional and talented teachers in a friendly and open atmosphere. Learning varies between lectures, discussions, textually based classes and creative workshops. Full dormitory facilities are available. Shabbos and Holiday meals are spent with families, encouraging students to become a part of the community while they're here. 

What Is There To Do In Arad?

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By Becca Feldman, Huntingdon Valley, PA, Young Judaea Year Course
The question is always asked:  what is there to do in Arad?  Truthfully, Arad is a small town with a limited amount of activities but a lot of spirit and opportunity. A few weeks ago my friends and I decided we wanted to go on a hike to the Dead Sea. We met with Eli, the coordinator of Arad for Year Course, and received a map.