News

  1. August 15, 2015
    Alex Kress and his fiance, Michal Kogen, both 26, met during their study abroad program in Israel while they were still in college. They are now weeks away from their September 6 wedding at Camp Ramah in Ojai California, the summer camp Kogen grew up attending. 
  2. August 11, 2015
    By Amanda Borschel-Dan   In a commitment-shy generation, the 10-month Masa Israel programs are an unexpected launch pad for aliyah
  3. August 6, 2015
    By Efrat Krasner   Halacha (Jewish Law)? “It has to change.” LGBT? “The rabbanut (official rabbis) can engage us in conversation.” Haredim (ultra-orthodox) and secular Jews? “Two sides of the same coin.” Eric Silberman, a young American alum of Masa Israel Journey wants to become a rabbi and doesn’t think the fact that he’s gay will stop him from achieving his goal.
  4. July 31, 2015
    By Curits M. Wong   "Appropriately enough, the couple, who tied the knot last year, first met while pursuing volunteer opportunities as part of Masa Israel Journey, which is focused on providing young adults with work and study programs in Israel."