Posted March 28th, 2010
As you read the Haggadah on your Kindle, think about the 10 plagues you should avoid this Passover:
Water turning to blood, or when the balance in your bank account drops from seriously depressing to EMPTY
Frogs, or the desperately awkward singles you seem to meet at every party you go to
Posted June 10th, 2008
By Sophia Krentzman, Building Future Leadership participant
Shalom everyone. My name is Sophia Krentzman and I am from the state of Massachusetts in the United States of America.
Posted January 7th, 2008
By Josh Spiro, Tel Aviv University
A recent talk by popular Israeli authors Etgar Keret and Alona Kimhi drew students to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem from as far as Haifa, Be'er Sheva, Tel Aviv and Arad, through rain that would have made Noah double-check his caulking. If the students were expecting unorthodox opinions, they were not disappointed.
Posted November 28th, 2007
By David E. Kaplan
For young adults fresh out of college, the world is an oyster. Before finding a fulltime job, taking a mortgage and joining the daily grind, thousands of college graduates choose to head to the four corners of the world to discover and explore.
"It's an extension of our education," one could say, whether standing in Trafalgar square, on the upper peak of Mt.
Posted August 30th, 2007
10) With your eyes open.
Especially at first, be aware of what’s going on. Drivers are crazy and people tend to walk right into you without saying sorry.
9) Buy a map.
It’s good to have an idea of where you’re going, especially if you’re going to take a taxi.
Posted August 26th, 2007
Nothing is better than spending the Chagim in Israel outdoors! Here is our list of the top 10 hikes during the chagim season. Before you set out, however, it must be warned that every year many, many people get themselves into trouble while hiking in Israel for lack of proper training or preparation. To avoid this it is advised to participate in an organized hike with a trained guide before setting out on your own.
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.
Posted December 12th, 2006
Posted November 22nd, 2006
An Interview with Masa participant Sergei Chashkin">An Interview with Masa participant Sergei Chashkin
Posted June 12th, 2006