News

  1. June 23, 2016
    By Shai Landesman   "The Idan Raichel Project represents the beating heart of a conflicted region that has become a source of inspiration for younger generations, aiming for a better future. This is true for international audiences who are enriched by Raichel’s energy and see in him an exceptional vision of Israel open to the world. Their excitement during the many performances Raichel has made to “Birthright” and “Masa” audiences is contagious. This is a testimony to their familiarity with the vast body of his work that has already entered the pantheon of Israeli music."
  2. June 22, 2016
    By JNi Media "France is home to the second-largest Jewish community in the world outside Israel, and Aliyah from France has topped the charts in recent years, with some 33,000 French Jews immigrating to Israel over the past decade, including 7,800 just last year. The Jewish Agency for Israel has increased significantly its presence in France, in order to handle the influx of French Jewish immigrants and has expanded specialized opportunities for French Jewish young people to experience life in Israel through the Masa Israel Journey and Onward Israel."
  3. May 30, 2016
    By Vestnik Kavkaza   "The festival was supported by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism, the Government of Moscow, the Moscow City Duma, the Federal Jewish National and Cultural Autonomy, RJC Women's League, the Moscow Jewish Community House, Masa, ‘El Al Israel’ and the Open Channel."    
  4. May 18, 2016
    By Elaine Durbach   "The event, jointly sponsored by the GMW federation’s Global Connections department; the Y, an agency of the federation; and Masa Israel, was funded with donations from the Halpern and Kramer families."