Posted August 20th, 2007
From translation blunders to coffee confusion, Hebrew Union College student Jen Gubitz describes her first two months in Israel and the comical side of foreignness.
After being here for two months, I’ve concluded that my life in Israel is most easily compared to the only coffee beverage I can successfully order.
Inside Look into Masa Israel through Executive Director Ezrachi ">Inside Look into Masa Israel through Executive Director Ezrachi
Posted August 19th, 2007
By Erin Kopelow
"Israel, is about to celebrate its 60th birthday," Masa Executive Director Dr. Elan Ezrachi says with an air of determination, "and the Jewish world of today is dramatically different than what it was sixty years ago."
The level of growth Israel has experienced over these past sixty years has significantly changed the face of this country.
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Pictured: Brian Goldfarb and his adoptive parents at the Masa Gala, May 2006
Many Masa-affiliated programs include relationships between adopting Israeli families and young people from abroad spending an extended period of time on a program in Israel.
Posted December 8th, 2005
By Roni Ben David, OTZMA
Before I left I didn't expect to be riding a bus in Israel. But just last week I found myself climbing aboard bus #6 and handing my four shekels to the bus driver, who was exchanging cheerful greetings with the school girls behind me.