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Masa Israel Teaching Fellows (MITF), a Masa initiative in partnership with Israel’s Ministry of Education, is set to launch its ninth year of programming with 200 English-speaking young Jewish professionals. Fellows will teach English in elementary and middle schools within Israel’s social and geographic periphery, including in the cities of Beit She’an, Ramla, Nazareth, Bat-Yam, Rishon LeZion, Haifa, Ashdod, Rehovot, Netanya, Beit-Shemesh, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Updated: Aug. 27, 2019
The Masa Israel Teaching Fellows program is a partnership between Masa Israel Journey, Israel’s Ministry of Education, and The Jewish Agency for Israel. The prestigious fellowship provides young Jews from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand with a 10-month experience living in Israel and volunteering through teaching English in schools. The program aims to close the educational achievement gap in Israel’s education system through small group instruction and tutoring at schools identified as in need of additional assistance by the Israeli Ministry of Education. The Fellowship runs from late August to June. College graduates ages 21 to 30 who are interested in teaching English to Israeli children are invited to apply to participate in the 2017-2018 class of Masa Israel Teaching Fellows.
Updated: Oct. 10, 2016
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Announces Significant Tuition Grants to Masa Israel Journey Alumni
The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem recently announced a new initiative exclusively for Masa Israel Journey program alumni: significant tuition grants of up to 70% off for the 2013-2014 Year Program. These $4,000 Year Program tuition grants are available on a limited basis, and roughly parallel the amounts awarded by Masa Israel Journey to those eligible in order to help cover the cost of full-time study at Pardes.
Updated: Feb. 26, 2013
Masa Israel Journey offers university graduates and young professionals a range of transformative career development, internship, community service and graduate academic experiences in Israel. Immersing yourself in the culture of another country adds a valuable dimension to your professional and academic experience. Choose from a variety of internship opportunities and gain the knowledge, skills and experience you need to be competitive in today’s global economy.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2012
Masa Israel Journey and the Jewish Education Service of North America (JESNA) today announced the launch of the Lainer-Masa Israel Fellowship, a two-year program for Jewish young adults interested in careers in Jewish education. This joint venture will engage North American Masa Israel undergraduate university participants while in Israel and place them in a second year internship upon returning to their campuses.
Updated: Dec. 30, 2010
On July 18, 2010, Masa Israel program alumni will come together in New York City for the first-ever Masa Israel Leadership Summit. The summit is an exclusive opportunity for Masa Israel program alumni to begin exploring Jewish leadership. This year’s summit will feature workshops by experts in the fields of leadership development, personal branding and entrepreneurship, and public speaking. Masa alumni will be able to connect with these leading Jewish professionals in an interactive environment and learn how to translate their Israel experience into opportunities for personal growth and leadership.
Updated: Jul. 18, 2010
Masa Israel announces the launch of a new capacity-building initiative to encourage study abroad and academic exchange in Israel. The program will provides $50,000 grants to U.S. universities wishing to develop and execute academic partnerships with institutions of higher learning in Israel. The hope is that by offering these grants to American universities, it will encourage study abroad in Israel by increasing the number of programs available to students through their home institutions. These partnerships will offer students the full support of their home institutions by helping them more easily meet prerequisites and by facilitating a seamless transfer of credits for their studies in Israel to their home university.
Updated: May. 30, 2010
MASA Israel Journey recently launched ‘Go Green in Israel,’ an initiative to highlight opportunities for young adults in North America to study, intern or volunteer in the “green” or environmental sector in the Jewish state. MASA offers programs ranging from environmental studies at Ben-Gurion University and the Arava Institute, to internships at renewable energy startups, to volunteering on an eco-farm.
Updated: Nov. 23, 2009
MASA Israel, has just launched a recruitment campaign aimed at young people in the USA facing great challenges in finding suitable jobs in the contracting US economy. The ' A Better Stimulus Plan' website encourages young college graduates to apply for 5 -12 month internships in Israel in their fields of training and interest. By participating in the MASA program in Israel they can obtain valuable work experience and enhance their résumés before embarking on a permanent career while getting to know modern Israel firsthand by living and working there.
Updated: Mar. 22, 2009