Masa Israel Young Professionals White Night TLV (Sold Out)

Masa Israel Young Professionals White Night TLV (Sold Out)

December 22, 2015 - 18:00  -  December 22, 2015 - 23:00

  Tel Aviv, Israel  - 

Masa Israel Journey welcomes our academic and career development participants to an exclusive night of professional growth. Whether you plan to continue your journey abroad or stay here in Israel, don’t miss out on this opportunity to join leading industry professionals for lectures, workshops and breakout sessions.

The evening will feature opening remarks by Daniel Birnbaum, CEO of SodaStream.

 

Sessions include: Entrepreneurs’ Roadmap to Success: Establishing a Startup and Raising Capital, The Ins & Outs of Israeli Labor Law w/ Gominzky & Co. labor law team, Preparing Yourself for Today’s Job Market: Interviewing, Resume Writing and Linked In, and more.

 

This event is open to all current college and post-college Masa Israel participants.

 

Please note that tickets for this event are sold out.

Masa Israel Alumni Fellow of the Week: Erica Bergstein

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Erica Bergstein holds a B.S. in Communications and Public Relations from Towson University and a M.S. in Emergency Health Policy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore Count, where she founded a partnership between the Jewish Student Association and the University of Maryland Medical Center, as well as the medical school.

 

St. Louis Jewish Light: St. Louisan helping establish baseball in Israel

St. Louis Jewish Light: St. Louisan helping establish baseball in Israel

St. Louis Jewish Light: St. Louisan helping establish baseball in Israel

December 2, 2015

By Eric Berger

 

When Josh Scharff started walking, his dad put a baseball bat in his hands “and that,” he says, “was it.”

Scharff, 25, a St. Louisan who played collegiate baseball at Yale University, is now a pioneer, spending time on the dirt and grass of baseball fields in Israel, trying to establish the game there.

 

After talking with a leader of the Israel Association of Baseball about its leagues and teams, Scharff asked, “How can I help? What can I do to help baseball in Israel?”

 

He arrived in August and is helping start the Israel Baseball Experience, a five-month program that aims to bring former Division I players like Scharff to play in Israel’s adult Premier League and to help develop and promote the game. 

 

Continue reading in the St. Louis Jewish Light.

Masa Israel Alumni Fellow of the Week: Axel Angeles

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alt="axel angeles"Axel Angeles was born in Caracas, Venezuela and moved to South Florida at age 11. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations with a minor in French from the University of South Florida, where he was an active member of Hillel and AEPi.

 

This Hanukah, #BeTheLight

This Hanukah, #BeTheLight

December 2, 2015

Happy Hanukah from Masa Israel Journey!

 

Wherever your Masa Israel Journey takes you, #BeTheLight.

 

Whether you're a current participant or an alum, we want to know how you bring light to the world. Share your Israel story with the hashtag #BeTheLight and you could be featured on the Masa Israel blog!

My Journey of Presence Through Coexistence

Masa Israel Alumni Fellow of the Week: Alex Willick

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alt="alex willick"A native of Westport, Connecticut, Alex Willick holds a B.A. in Music and Philosophy from Colgate University and an M.A. in Jewish Experiential Education with concentrations in Israel education and Jewish communal leadership.

 

C is for Community: My weekend at the Mifgashim Shabbaton

The 13 Stages of Being a Masa Israel Alum at the JFNA General Assembly

Masa Israel Alumni Fellow of the Week: Jennifer Handel

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alt="masa israel alumni fellows jenn handel"A native of North Babylon, NY, Jennifer Handel grew up with limited exposure to a Jewish education or the Jewish world. As a student at the State University of New York at Cortland, Jenn took ownership of her own Jewish journey through her involvement in Hillel.