Chicago Israel Experience Celebration & Farewell

Chicago Israel Experience Celebration & Farewell

June 12, 2012 - 19:00

Beth Hillel Bnei EmunahWilmette, IL  - 

The Jewish Agency for Israel, NefeshB’Nefesh&TheAliyah Council of Greater Chicago proudly invite you to the Annual Israel Experience Celebration & Farewell in honor of:
Chicagoland’s New Olim
Naale Elite Academy Students
Masa Israel Journey Participants
 
Tuesday, June 12 2012 at 7:00 pm
Beth Hillel Congregation BnaiEmunah
3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette, IL 60091
 
Heavy appetizers; dietary laws observed
 
Chairman of the Aliyah Council of Greater Chicago, Mr. Elliott Robinson
 
Co-sponsors: Masa Israel Journey, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Naale Elite Academy, American Zionist Movement, and Ebenezer Midwest
 
We will also be saying farewell to our Chicago shlichim who are returning to Israel 
 
Please RSVP for you and your guests by June 8th to Rachel at aliyahchicago@jafi.org or (847) 674-8861 
 

ShalomLife: PM Netanyahu Tells Masa Participants Stand Up For Israel Wherever You Are

ShalomLife: PM Netanyahu Tells Masa Participants Stand Up For Israel Wherever You Are

May 23, 2012

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addressed thousands of Jewish young adults from around the world this week. 
All of whom are currently spending time in Israel as part of Masa Israel Journey, a partnership between the government of Israel and the Jewish Agency. Netanyahu called on the Masa participants to stand up for Israel wherever they are – by making aliyah (immigrating to Israel) or defending Israel in their home communities.
 
In Toronto, Masa is funded through UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.
 
"Israel is your home, your homeland, and your future," the Prime Minister said. "You are bringing back to your countries something valuable – the truth about Israel."
 
The prime minister praised Jewish Agency Chairman of the Executive Natan Sharansky, calling him “a hero of the Jewish people.”
 
He recalled for the Masa participants that when Sharansky stood in court back in the Soviet Union and was asked whether he had anything to say, he responded: "I have nothing to say to the court, but to my wife and the Jewish people I say, ‘next year in Jerusalem.’"
 
 

Bar Ilan University - International B.A. Programs

Program Description

Masa Israel Programs Fair for Birthright Israel Participants

Masa Israel Programs Fair for Birthright Israel Participants

July 17, 2012 (All day)

  TBD, Israel  - 

Masa Israel invites current Birthright Israel participants to learn about opportunities to get back to Israel.
Learn more about the programs we offer.

Los Angeles Israel Experience Celebration & Send Off

Los Angeles Israel Experience Celebration & Send Off

June 14, 2012 - 18:00  -  June 14, 2012 - 21:00

LA Jewish FederationLos Angeles, CA  - 

Going to Israel on a Masa Israel program? Let us organize a celebration in your honor!
- Make friends with other people from your and other programs
- Enjoy a kosher Israeli dinner
- Sing and dance with a special performance by the Tzofim Friendship Caravan
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
6505 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
 
RSVP by June 8th: nicolea@jafi.org / Tel:  323-658-7302
 
In partnership with: BBYO, B’nai Akiba, Habonim Dror, Israeli Scouts, JSU/NCSY, NFTY, Ramah, USY and Young Judaea

Discover TAU International

Discover TAU International

June 7, 2012 (All day)

Tel Aviv, IsraelTel Aviv University  - 

The International School of Tel Aviv University is opening its doors!
Join us to get a tour of campus in English, hear about the school and meet program representatives, students and alumni. Following the get-together, the campus will be open for the "Thursdays on Campus" events with concerts, lectures, markets and more.
 

PresenTense/Masa Israel Pitch Night

PresenTense/Masa Israel Pitch Night

May 29, 2012 - 19:00

UJA-Federation of New YorkNew York, NY  - 

This year, Masa Israel launched a PresenTense Social Entrepreneurship program for Masa Israel alumni who have visions for Jewish social entrepreneurship projects.
After months of hard work, they are ready to present their plans. Support fellow alumni as they pitch their projects, get a PresenTense crash course, and network over nosh.
 
 
If you have any questions, please contact Masa Israel's Director of Alumni Rachel Trager Sales at racheltr@masaisrael.org.    

Jewish Agency for Israel, Nefesh B’Nefesh & The Embassy of Israel Mega Send-off

Jewish Agency for Israel, Nefesh B’Nefesh & The Embassy of Israel Mega Send-off

May 31, 2012 - 19:00

Embassy of IsraelWashington, DC  - 

Honoring Olim, returning Israeli citizens and participants in Israel programs.
7:00 pm -8:30 pm
Embassy of Israel
3514 International Drive, NW
Washington, DC 20008
*** Transportation from Baltimore-Pikesville will be provided.
 
The reception wil be Glatt Kosher
 
Please RSVP and reserve seats for transportation
call 301-881-4407

Masa Israel Programs Fair for Birthright Israel Participants

Masa Israel Programs Fair for Birthright Israel Participants

May 16, 2012 - 15:00

מוזיאון ארצות המקראJerusalem, Israel  - 

Masa Israel invites current Birthright Israel participants to learn about opportunities to get back to Israel.
Learn more about the programs we offer.

Getting the Job: Translating Your Israel Experience for Your Resume

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By Rachel Sales, Director of Alumni and Public Relations and Miranda Bogen, Director of Communications
 
Let’s start with a quiz.
 
Initially you decided to participate in a Masa Israel program because you wanted to:
A) Soak up the sun on the Tel Aviv beach
B) Explore Jerusalem’s Old City
C)
 
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