Are you ready to embark on a journey with Masa Israel Teaching Fellows? On MITF, you have the opportunity to go beyond the classroom and explore the limitless possibilities of 14 vibrant cities!  Let’s take a closer look at the dynamic cities of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Beer Sheva. 

Jerusalem: Where History Comes Alive


Step into the ancient streets of Jerusalem, where history, culture, and spirituality intertwine. Explore the Old City on a captivating walking tour, immersing yourself in its enchanting ambiance. Uncover treasures at renowned museums like the Tower of David Museum, The Israel Museum, and Yad Vashem. Indulge your senses at Shuk Machane Yehuda, savoring Israeli delicacies and local flavors. Don’t miss the culinary delights at Kadosh Café and Hummus Ben Sira. Enjoy unforgettable evenings at Notre Dame Rooftop, gazing at the city’s panoramic views while sipping on some wine and tasting yummy cheeses. Discover the art and charm of Ein Kerem, a neighborhood brimming with creativity. And, of course, taste the best kosher tacos in Israel at Taco Louis!

Tel Aviv: The City That Never Sleeps

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In Tel Aviv, embrace the city’s vibrant energy, artistic spirit, and lively nightlife. Explore the historic streets of Jaffa, where the past blends seamlessly with the present. Wander through the art fair on Nachlat Binyamin Street and immerse yourself in the creative atmosphere. Soak up the sun and maybe even take a surf lesson on one of Tel Aviv’s beautiful beaches. Dive into art and culture at the Tel Aviv Art Museum, the Museum of the History of Tel Aviv, Beit Hatfutsot: The Museum of the Jewish People, and the Eretz Israel Museum. Unleash your creativity on a graffiti tour through the city’s vibrant street art scene in Florentin. And as the sun sets, immerse yourself in Tel Aviv’s nightlife, dancing the night away in its buzzing bars and clubs.

Haifa: Where Nature Meets Culture

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Haifa offers a captivating blend of natural beauty and cultural richness. Explore the stunning Bahai Gardens, ascending Mount Carmel, for breathtaking views. Discover the Haifa-Carmel Mountain region with its picturesque landscapes and hidden trails. Immerse yourself in the cultural diversity of a Druze village and savor its traditional cuisine. Feed your curiosity at the Madatech Museum of Science and Technology. Delight in culinary experiences at Fattoush Café and gluten-free delights at Boker Bakery. Talpiot is an emerging destination located near the bustling shuk, offering a delightful array of restaurants that are hidden gems worth exploring. Other culinary delights can be found at the Namal, where the food is truly exceptional and leaves a lasting impression. For those seeking adventure, Bat Galim Beach attracts visitors from all over the country who are eager to indulge in thrilling snorkeling experiences. 

Beer Sheva: Unveiling Desert Gems

In Beer Sheva, discover a vibrant desert oasis filled with hidden gems. Satisfy your taste buds with the famous hummus at Hummus Said. Explore the charm of the old city, enjoy leisurely walks in Park Hasofrim, and recharge at Café Rega. Indulge in culinary delights at Oh La La café, Roasters, Bialik 26, and enjoy the lively nightlife at Frida wine and cheese bar, Zalma ACB, Barbasaba, and Benji (Bengi) bar. Witness the captivating sunset at the Monument to the Negev Brigade, creating unforgettable memories.

Explore in Addition to Your MITF Journey

While MITF provides an incredible teaching experience, it’s important to remember that your journey extends far beyond the classroom walls. Immerse yourself in the local culture, indulge yourself in the mouthwatering cuisine, connect with other fellows from around the world, and take part in the Masa Leadership Summits and Masa’s networking events to create memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready for a transformative journey where personal growth, cultural immersion, and unforgettable experiences await you at every turn.

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