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Pesach Sameach from the Masa Israel Community!">Pesach Sameach from the Masa Israel Community!

Posted April 5th, 2012
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.
 

The Ultimate Guide to Shawarma in Jerusalem">The Ultimate Guide to Shawarma in Jerusalem

Posted March 28th, 2012
 
“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.
 

My Gap Year Experience at BINA">My Gap Year Experience at BINA

Posted March 28th, 2012
 
While typing this letter from the small balcony of the apartment I share with the other international members of BINA’s Gap Year Program and Israelis from BINA’s Mechina, I feel so swept up in living, studying, and working here that it’s difficult to distance myself from the experience enough to reflect upon it wisely.
 
After only
 

Merav Info">Merav Info

Meet the Masa Alumni at TribeFest 2012!">Meet the Masa Alumni at TribeFest 2012!

Posted March 21st, 2012
Next week, hundreds of Jewish young adults--including 40 Masa Israel alumni--will arrive in Las Vegas for JFNA's TribeFest.
 
Out of tons of applications, the 40 alumni throughout North America were chosen to receive subsidies for their Jewish communal passion and leadership qualities.
 

Israeli Body Language: A Guide">Israeli Body Language: A Guide

Posted March 8th, 2012
 
Israelis are the masters of body language.  With the movement of a hand, the flick of the wrist, or the jutting of a chin they can communicate a whole series of complex emotions without saying a word. Pay attention to those hand gestures because science has proven there is more to body language than meets the eye.
 
Jewish Agency for Israel