Sarit Braver

Sarit Braver

Masa Australia

Sophia Mepham

Three Countries, One Love

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Jessica Band and Jonathan Gerafi in northern Israel

 

In September 2011, WUJS Israel participants Jessica Band, 26, and Jonathan Gerafi, 28, lived in the same city, in the same building, just one floor apart. Yet, they never spoke to one another during their first month in Tel Aviv. A month later, their friends went out on the town and the two strangers, who both happened to stay in for the night, met by chance and have been together ever since.

 

 

Lost and Found in Israel: A Love Story

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Benjamin Winik and Samantha Sisisky in Tel Aviv

 

Just weeks into her Masa Israel Journey, Samantha Sisisky, 25, found herself lost in a new city in a new country. Little did she know she was about to find her future husband, Ben Winik, 24.

 

 

Sara Eisen

Sara Eisen

Global Chief Communications Officer

Moran Biassira

Moran Biassira

External Relations and PR Manager

Hannah Ziring

Hannah Ziring

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Arutz Sheva: Jewish Agency Delegation Visits Paris Jewish Community

Arutz Sheva: Jewish Agency Delegation Visits Paris Jewish Community

February 9, 2015

Last week, members of Jewish Agency For Israel Board of Governors travelled to Paris to show their solidarity with the local Jewish community and to assess the community's needs in the wake of last month's terror attacks. While in Paris, the group met with numerous French Jewish community leaders.

"Speaking to the group, community leaders praised The Jewish Agency's work in France and asked that it be expanded even further. 'Masa is the strongest way to keep our young people connected to Israel and being Jewish,' said Keren Hayesod France President Richard Prasquier, referring to Masa Israel Journey, a partnership between The Jewish Agency and the Government of Israel that brings thousands of Jewish young people from around the world to experience life in Israel each year."

 

To read the full article, click here.

Jewish Disability Awareness Month: Raise awareness, foster inclusion, intern in Israel

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In honor of Jewish Disability Awareness Month, Masa Israel Journey is joining the global Jewish community in raising awarness and fostering inclusion for those with disabilities and special needs. As this work goes far beyond the 28 days of the month of February, we're bringing you the top 3 internships in Israel through which you can help raise awareness and foster inclusion:

 

1. Teaching Assistant, MICHA - Society for Deaf Children 

 

 
 

MITF Youth Village- Maase Olam

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