Hello Masa Career fellows!

We’re so excited for you to start your Masa program in Israel! To help you adjust, we’ve compiled some resources for you. From cafes to happy hours to cultural differences, we’re here to help you have the best experience possible and live it like a local.

Opportunities you shouldn't miss during your Masa fellowship

No matter what the focus of your program is, Masa offers something to everyone. If you take advantage of the connections and opportunities provided to you, your time in Israel can really be impactful. We offer various personal and professional development opportunities in partnership with the Masa Leadership and Impact Center.

Masa Community

As a masa fellow and alum, you have access to a vibrant Masa Community in Israel and around the world. During your time in Israel, check out some of the events!   


Apps you need to download to live it like a local

  • Moovit
    Live bus times and the best route to get you from A to B.
  • Wolt and Yango
    Don’t feel like cooking? Get food delivered to your door from hundreds of restaurants.
  • Hop on
    The easiest way to pay for the bus or train. Just scan the QR code when you get on and pay through the app.
  • Gett
    There's no Uber in Israel, so Gett is the best way to order rides from one place to another.
  • WhatsApp
    The primary way Israelis communicate- stay in the loop!
  • Dating app of your choice: JSwipe, Tinder, Grindr...
  • Five ways to get to know Israeli culture


    Ushpizin, Lavor et Hakir- the wedding plan, Dancing Arabs, Zero Motivation, Sipur Acher, Mivtza Safta

    TV shows

    Shtisel, Fauda, When Heroes' Fly, Carthago, Srugim, Hanshi, Tehran, Peripheria Imperia, Nebsu


    Three Floors Up by Eshkol Nevo, Alphabet Soup by Etgar Keret, Israel by Noa Tishby, The Secret Book of Kings by Yochi Brandes, A Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankel, The Coincidence Makers by Yoav Blum


    Nunu, Noa Kirel, Tuna, Full Trunk, Benaia Barabi, Jasmin Moallem, Static, Osher Cohen


    Israel Story, Israel Daily News Podcast, +972 podcast, Jewish History unpacked
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