News

  1. November 2, 2016
    Masa Israel Journey 2016-2017 gap year participants start an impromptu dance party in the lobby of Jerusalem’s ICC, in preparation for Masa Israel’s annual welcome event; photo by Ran Biran.
  2. November 4, 2016
    By Noa Emas,Young Judaea Year Course   I just graduated high school with perfect grades, an acceptance letter to my number one university, and what I thought was a sense of what I wanted to do with my life. Yet, to the surprise of many, I am not attending college this year. While my friends were choosing their classes and buying textbooks, I packed my bags and got on a plane to Israel for a year.
  3. October 27, 2016
    By Toby Mirman, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow   Israelis are interested in the U.S. presidential election. But who ends up in the White House does not only impact the most obvious foreign policy initiatives – military aid, the future of the Iran nuclear deal, a potential two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians. I see the future of U.S. environmental policy as the most critical issue to Israel’s interests, as it affects both Israel’s physical climate and economy.
  4. October 23, 2016
    By Allison Kaplan Sommer   From calling registered voters to filling out absentee ballots, Democratic Party activists in Israel do what they can to see their candidate in the White House.