News

  1. July 20, 2016
    By Rebecca Heilweil   In 2012, Edelstein introduced the Global Village Conference in Israel, which was attended by Diaspora Matters’ Aikins and included commentary from representatives from the Jewish Agency for Israel (which helps fund Taglit-Birthright) and Masa Israel, which assists students living in Israel for longer stretches of time. That same year, Edelstein took his first trip to Ireland, briefing journalists and academics on Israel’s diaspora engagement, as well as other issues.
  2. July 7, 2016
    This spring, Detroit-area native Lauren Levinson took a break from teaching in Netanya to travel to Poland with the Masa-GLI Wilf Family Holocaust Education Program. She wrote about her experience in the Detroit Jewish News:
  3. July 18, 2016
    By Sergio Carmona   Kenneth Hice of Palmetto Bay had a life-changing experience in Israel that shaped his connection to his Judaism more than two years ago.
  4. July 14, 2016
    By Marion Fischel   But it was while she was on her Masa Israel “gap year” program at Midreshet Ein Hanatziv (on Kibbutz Ein Hanatziv, near Beit She’an), which encourages its graduates to contribute to the state and to the advancement of Jewish society, that she made up her mind.