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The Common Bond / Erica Mitchell, Yahel Social Change Program Participant">The Common Bond / Erica Mitchell, Yahel Social Change Program Participant

Posted January 18th, 2013
 
After graduating from college, I wanted to take at least one year off before deciding on a career. I wanted to experience something new and different and also wished to be of service and give back. I looked into programs from Africa to India, when I came across something that stood out. But, it was located in Israel.  To me, Israel meant Zionist Judaism.
 

When Things Don't Go According to Plan ">When Things Don't Go According to Plan

Posted January 15th, 2013
By Jenn Handel, Israel Teaching Fellows
 
So what does a young American Jew with a bachelor’s degree in education and a Master’s degree in liberal arts do after the endless battle of job hunting? 
 
Well move to Israel, of course! 
 
Now that might sound a little crazy, but that’s exactly what I did—though it was never part of my life plan.
 
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