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Pesach Sameach from the Masa Israel Community!

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This month, more than 400 participants from over 20 countries came together to learn about leadership and social entrepreneurship at our Building Future Leadership conference. But in their free time, they collaborated on a special project, burning the midnight oil to put together this Pesach greeting for our community.
 
 

Tel Aviv University International Voyage to Medicine in Israel

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Program Description

A Voyage to Medicine in Israel is a one semester study abroad program for pre-med and other health/science students, run by Tel Aviv University and Assaf Harofeh Medical Center. We offer you a unique combination of seven academic courses in medicine, practical experience in the medical field, and shadowing the medical staff clinical research at the medical center.
 
The program provides an opportunity to gain experience in one of Tel Aviv area's finest hospitals and its medical institutions, under the tutelage of expert physicians in the field. The medical facilities which make up Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, an 800-bed academic hospital, serve a broad spectrum of ethnic origins, cultural backgrounds and socio-economic levels of the Israeli population.
 
Seven Academic Courses in Medicine include health & psychology, contemporary medicine, sport medicine and more, taught by exceptional professors/doctors and leading experts in the field. You will receive a TAU International transcript. See course descriptions here! 
 
Practical Experience in the Medical Field will expose you to emergency medicine and includes two courses: 
1) First Aid course with Magen David Adom, an organization that provides emergency services, including medical, disaster, ambulance and blood services. 
2) Trauma Life Support course at the Israeli Medical Corps, and volunteering on an ambulance. 
 
Introduction to Clinical Research at Assaf Harofeh Hospital, an academic medical center affiliated with Tel Aviv University, which provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art care to a diverse population. You will introduce to the medical research in the department of your choice, under a departmental physician’s guidance. 
 
In addition, you will have educational and cultural tours, trips throughout Israel, Hebrew-language course, meetings with Israeli peers and other students from all over the world and exploring the Tel Aviv nightlife. The program is conducted in English. 
 

Highlights

Participating in this unique 5 month program will enhance the value of your degree, and will set you apart from the majority of other graduate school candidates and job applicants. If you are ready to take academic courses, help in clinical research, experience real hands- on medical work and have fun in Tel Aviv, Israel’s most exciting city, this program is for you!
 
Hospitals and medical facilities in Israel offer state-of-the-art medical treatment in every aspect of clinical medicine. One of the key elements of the facilities’ success is the devotion to clinical and basic research that has led Israel into being a world leader in both basic and applied research. In addition, modern technology plays a leading role in Israeli medicine, and hospitals are constantly pioneering new approaches and technologies that will benefit their patients.
 

For more information, contact

Dr. Yael Applbaum
(t): 972-50-9242215
 

IDC - B.A. in Psychology

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Program Description

The B.A. program in Psychology at IDC Herzliya is designed to provide students with the knowledge, tools and practical experience to enable them to fulfill their aspirations, contribute to the wellbeing of individuals and society, and go on to advanced degree studies.
 
It emphasizes both psychology as a science and psychology as a profession, while providing you with the opportunity to conduct independent psychological research and offering basic professional experience in clinical, educational, health, and business settings. The core curriculum includes positive psychology, political psychology, business psychology, psychology of the internet, and exposure to new and experimental fields in psychology.
 

*Please note that receiving a Masa scholarship does not imply automatic acceptance to IDC.  The IDC application is a separate process and acceptance is dependent on meeting academic criteria.  

 

For more information, contact:

North America
Lenore LaVine
Director of Recruitment & Marketing
(212) 213-5962
 
Israel & Abroad
Stephanie Miller
Admissions & Recruitment
+972 9 960 2841

 

 

IDC - B.A. in Communications

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Program Description

Want to learn about new media and the influence it has on information, communication, consumers and journalism? IDC Herzliya’s B.A. in Communications focuses on issues related to new media while providing up-to-date theoretical knowledge through practical workshops and seminars guided by Israel’s leading communications professionals.
 
You may choose from among three specializations: Interactive Communications, Persuasive Communications, and Television Studies. You will also learn to do radio broadcasts in IDC's radio studio.  In your final year of studies, you will take part in a year-long project.
 

*Please note that receiving a Masa scholarship does not imply automatic acceptance to IDC.  The IDC application is a separate process and acceptance is dependent on meeting academic criteria.  

 

For more information, contact:

North America
Lenore LaVine
Director of Recruitment & Marketing
(212) 213-5962
 
Israel & Abroad
Stephanie Miller
Admissions & Recruitment
+972 9 960 2841

 

 

IDC - B.A. in Business Administration

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Program Description

Earn your undergraduate business degree in just three years while drawing on the knowledge and experience of a country with some of the world’s most entrepreneurially minded inventors and investors. Israel, a country of just 7.1 million people, produces more start-up companies than nations like China, Japan, India, Korea and the United Kingdom.  
 
The B.A. in Business Administration at IDC Herzliya, with specializations in marketing, finance, accountancy and information technology, includes both classic management courses and innovative courses and workshops in topics such as entrepreneurship and marketing strategy. Its curriculum is designed to prepare you for management and professional head office positions in the Israeli economy and includes both mandatory and elective courses on topics such as financial risk management, insurance, and marketing communications.
 

*Please note that receiving a Masa scholarship does not imply automatic acceptance to IDC.  The IDC application is a separate process and acceptance is dependent on meeting academic criteria.  

 

Contact Info:

North America:
Lenore LaVine
Director of Recruitment & Marketing
(212) 213-5962
 
Israel & Abroad:
Annette Bamberger
Admissions & Recruitment
+972 9 9527248

 

The Ultimate Guide to Shawarma in Jerusalem

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“Welcome to Israel!  Something to eat/drink?”
 
If you’ve spent even the smallest amount of time in the Holy Land, you may have picked up on the Middle Eastern hospitality, centered around hot drinks and food.
 
Jews love to eat and those in Israel are no exception.
 

Hallelujah Auditions in Israel for Masa Participants

Hallelujah Auditions in Israel for Masa Participants

April 15, 2012 - 11:00  -  April 15, 2012 - 20:00

Beit HatfutsotTel Aviv, Israel  - 

Hallelujah has partnered with Masa to create a special audition date for all the Masa participants currently in Israel.
The Auditions will take place on April 15th, 2012 at the Diaspora Museum (Beit Hatfutsot), in the University of Tel Aviv, from 11am to 8pm. 
 
This is your chance to perform live on National TV and become a recognized singer! Register at info@hallelujah.org.il
 
About Hallelujah
Hallelujah is a one-of-a kind global Hebrew singing contest for Jewish talent aged 18 to 30, which unites contestants from all over the world in Israel to explore their heritage, learn about the Israeli culture, language, and meet other young Jews their age while following their passion for music. All the contestants will immerse themselves in a once-in-a-lifetime experience and compete to become the next singing sensation! 30 participants are carefully selected to compete in Israel where they will rehearse for each performance, take on professional voice training, and tour the country. 
 
At the final contest, broadcast live on national television, 18 contestants will be chosen to perform together on stage, while the 12 finalists will separately perform their songs in front of the team of judges. The 2nd and 3rd place will receive a cash prize and the winner will receive offers for career advancement, the opportunity to perform in front of Jewish communities throughout the world, and a professional video clip recording which will be played on Israeli national radio and various radio stations around the globe!

 

Building Future Leadership wouldn't have been the same...

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...Without You!
 
Many amazing ideas and initiatives came out of the 2012 Building Future Leadership conference...but this is definitely one of the coolest. Our super-spirited Masa Israel Representaive in France (and Building Future Leadership madricha) organized BFL participants in creating this lip dub that captures some of the excitement of the week.
 

PresenTense at Masa BFL, in one word: "Awesome!"

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By Simi Hinden of PresenTense
 
Yesterday, PresenTense had a blast teaching at the second Masa BFL (Building Future Leadership) Conference in Jerusalem.