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Are you ready for the journey?

Posted September 5th, 2016
1. Prepare to Pursue your Passions Speaking of passions, MITF is your chance to pursue (or even find) them! Yes, you’ll be teaching during the week, and you’ll be busy at school. But the day only spans from 8 am-2 pm in most cases. This means every day you can do something to fill your time outside of the classroom. Do you! Make some extra shekels by tutoring your neighbors in English, train for the Tel Aviv marathon, study Ulpan,...
Posted September 4th, 2016
By Katie Spector, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Beit She’an     I’ve now been in Israel 6 days and let me tell you how fantastic it is! We went to the Golan Heights for a seminar and spent time with the other Masa Tlalim members from Be’er Sheva and Netyana. It was great getting to know other people from our trip and spend time as a whole group instead of our little foursome.   I’ve been loving the...
Posted September 4th, 2016
By Tami Greenberg, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Migdal Ha’emek     A lot has happened since my week in Jerusalem. On Thursday, the English woman I met at the hostel and I took the hostel shuttle to Tel Aviv. We spent a wonderful day on the beach, swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, before heading to Dr. Shakshuka for dinner. We went to bed early that night, as she had a 6 am flight home Friday morning.   Friday was the day...
Posted August 28th, 2016
By Caline Chitayat     Jamie Gold, a San Fernando Valley native, was 25 years old when she went on Birthright.   “I actually had no desire to [go to Israel], but I was in a job that I couldn’t stand and I wanted to go on vacation,” Gold recalls. A couple of her friends convinced her to join them on the trip to Israel. “I was the naïve person who thought there would be camels everywhere. I really had no...