Masa Israel Journey Blog

Published : September 21, 2010
 
Interested in a unique opportunity to explore Israel through an extreme jeep challenge in the desert? We are looking for four women to make up the Masa Israel team. Desert Queen takes place in some of the most exotic and challenging landscapes in the world. It combines a competitive outdoor adventure and 4WD driving expedition with personal empowerment.
 
Last year the Masa Israel team was selected as the most energized and inspiring team—help us continue the tradition!
 
  • October 26-November 3, 2010
  • 4 spots available for women who are participating on Masa Israel programs
  • Must have an international driver’s licence
  • Registration is $100
  • If you are interested in participating, send your bio, picture, and why you think you...
Published : September 20, 2010
 
Graduating with a Masters degree in architecture from Tulane University in 2008, Jesse Zryb entered a terrible economy.  After losing his job in New York City, he decided to enroll in Masa Israel’s Career Israel.  “I could have stayed at home and experienced five months of uncertainty.  But instead, I decided to participate in a program that would allow me to gain valuable work experience and further explore Israel,” says Jesse.
 
Since his Birthright trip to Israel during college, Jesse had wanted to return.  “I was really impressed by the modernity of Israel, and the mix of the old and the new,” says Jesse.
 
Through Career Israel, Jesse interned at Stav Architecture, a midsized firm in Ramat Gan.  “I lack a native speaker’s Hebrew skills, but I was able...

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