Masa Israel Journey Blog

November 30, 2010
 
Last month, four Masa Israel participants joined our Desert Queen team to challenge themselves with a trek through the land of Israel. Three of them share their experiences below.
 
Sarah Goldstein, 29, New York, Career Israel. Sarah has a BA in graphic design and photography, working in Israel as an intern in a graphic design studio:
 
Before departing on the Desert Queen experience my stay in Israel so far had been more challenging than expected. I came to Israel with a very strong idea of my self and my goals but moving to a new place usually forces you to question all of those things about your life. And so I found myself confused and disconnected…until Desert Queen.
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November 30, 2010
 
With eight whole days of celebration, you’re probably looking for ways to make the most out of the festival of lights—Israeli style! And just like there are countless ways to spell “חנוכה” in English, there are hundreds of ways you can mix and match the events below to spend your eight crazy nights…
 
  1. Take a menorah tour Explore the amazing streets of Jerusalem and Bnei Brak and see the hundreds of lights glowing from every window.
 
  1. Branch out at the Holiday of Holidays Festival in Haifa This year marks the 17th year for the “Holiday of Holidays” Festival celebrating holidays of three faiths: Hannukah, Christmas and Eid al Adja. Throughout the...
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