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How much financial assistance does Masa Israel provide?">How much financial assistance does Masa Israel provide?

All Masa Israel participants are eligible to apply for universal grants and needs-based scholarships. The amount available and type of financial support you receive depends on your country of origin, your age and the program you attend. Visit our Grants and Scholarships page for eligibility criteria and for information about what you’ll need to apply.

What support does Masa Israel provide before I leave for Israel, while I’m there, and after I come back?">What support does Masa Israel provide before I leave for Israel, while I’m there, and after I come back?

Masa Israel provides simple access to immersive experiences that are as varied as Israel itself, and helps you navigate the entire process at every step along the way. Masa Israel offers a wide range of programs to fit every need and interest and can help match you to the most appropriate option. Masa Israel also provides grants and scholarships to help make the experience more affordable.
 
The Masa Israel Community provides a built-in network for Masa Israel program participants through social events and other activities that give program participants the chance to meet participants from other Masa Israel programs. The Masa Israel Community also gives alumni of Masa Israel programs a chance to reconnect with their fellow participants and to participate in social and professional networking and service opportunities back in their home communities. Check out community.masaisrael.org to see the opportunites we have for our program participants and alumni.

Why should I go to Israel?">Why should I go to Israel?

If you’re interested in advancing your leadership skills, experiencing a new culture and pushing yourself as an individual you should experience Israel with Masa. As a Masa Israel participant, you will live in Israel for 2 to 12 months while exploring your passions, interests, identity and more. Israel is a country of great diversity within a very small area, offering many historical, religious, and cultural opportunities. Israel is also a global leader in innovation in many of today’s most relevant fields—technology, healthcare, the environment, and business.

 

For a more in depth look into life as a Masa participant check out our blog.

What is Masa Israel?">What is Masa Israel?

Masa Israel, a public-service organization founded by the Prime Minister’s Office of the Government of Israel, together with The Jewish Agency for Israel, is the leading organization in the long term Israel experience space with a diverse portfolio of 2-12-month study, service, and career development programs for young Jews (18-30).

Masa’s transformational, authentic Israel experiences, among the best in the international experience space, empower participants to develop as individuals, while also developing a robust global professional network that includes Israelis and Jews from around the world.

Living Routes/Kibbutz Lotan Peace Justice and the Environment Semester">Living Routes/Kibbutz Lotan Peace Justice and the Environment Semester

Explore the connections between new forms of ecological identity and stewardship, social justice, and community in Israel. Work alongside Palestinian-Arab, Bedouin and Jewish Israelis who are striving for a just and lasting peace. Gain practical experience in ecological design, green building and sustainable agriculture. Put permaculture into action in authentic cross-cultural situations. 

Learn more about Living Routes/Kibbutz Lotan Peace Justice and the Environment Semester in Israel.

Masa Israel In The News">Masa Israel In The News

Masa Israel Journey is leading the way in connecting “the next generation” of Jewish young adults to Israel through internship, volunteer and leadership development experiences. In 2010-2011 alone, Masa Israel brought over 10,000 Jews to Israel for a minimum of five months, and we have more than 55,000 alumni around the world.