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rebbekah gutman
Posted February 11th, 2018
by Rebecca Gutman, MITF (Bat Yam) SO it’s been a while since my last post. Things have been picking up here.   Not only do we work in schools, but now we are volunteering, going to Ulpan (learning Hebrew) and have meetings with our pedagogical advisor. The new year has been filled with activity. We went on a tour of the old bullet factory (Ayalon Institute) on a Kibbutz. This was originally a training centre for people to...
emma segal
Posted February 11th, 2018
Hey everyone, hope you are all doing well! My name is Emma Segal and I am from San Diego, California. I stumbled upon Aardvark when college didn’t work out in my favor and I had to choose between staying at home doing community college or going to Israel. So, Masa’s handy dandy filters gave me Aardvark and I found it to be the best program for me, and here I am! I started off in Tel Aviv in the vibrant area of Florentine. With...
batya perelman
Posted February 11th, 2018
What’s it like to do a Masa program?   What’s it like to want nothing more than to follow your passion, and then actually go for it?   We often find ourselves looking at success stories from a distance, never dreaming that it could be our story, and we let this stop us from living out our dreams. And then there are those of us who don’t.   Batya Perlman spent months looking for a way to get to Israel when she...
harry
Posted February 4th, 2018
Q: What is your full name, where you are from, university if relevant, and city/program were you are on? Harry Ehrlich, originally from Boston, MA, I was a participant on Destination Israel's 5-month August Internship program in Tel Aviv   Q: Why Israel? When I first visited Israel in January of 2017 there was something that grabbed me. I was part of a Taglit group for working professionals (ages 24-27) and at that point in my life I...