The Jerusalem Post: Masa and Education Ministry to Increase English Teachers into Israeli Schools

By Lidar Gravé-Lazi “This program offers young teachers the rare opportunity to develop their professional skills and engage in self-discovery while having a deep impact on the ground in Israel.” Naftali Bennett. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) Masa Israel Journey, a leader in providing immersive international experience in Israel, announced that in the coming year it Continue Reading

English-Speaking Teaching Fellows in Israeli Schools to Double

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2017 CONTACT: Sara Koenig, West End Strategy Team SKoenig@westendstrategy.com; Office: (212) 498-9300; Cell: (917) 420-0303 Masa Israel Journey to Bring 300 Young Professionals into Israeli Classrooms Next School Year NEW YORK—Masa Israel Journey, the leader in immersive international experiences in Israel, announced today that it will double the number of Continue Reading

San Diego Jewish World: 300 ESL Teachers Needed in Israel

NEW YORK (Press Release)—Masa Israel Journey, the leader in immersive international experiences in Israel, announced Tuesday that it will double the number of participants in its flagship Masa Israel Teaching Fellows program, beginning this coming school year. The expansion will bring 300 young professionals into classrooms across Israel to teach English as a Second Language. Continue Reading

The Jerusalem Post: New Lessons From My Old Elementary School

By Liran Avisar Students in a classroom [Illustrative]. (photo credit:REUTERS)   The fellows lead small group instruction and tutoring, providing a more specialized study environment and increased personal attention. I recently returned to my sleepy northern Israel hometown of Migdal Ha’emek to see my old elementary school through different eyes. My first-grade teacher is still Continue Reading

The Forward: Why the U.S. Presidential Election Matters for Israel's Environment

  By Toby Mirman, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow Israelis are interested in the U.S. presidential election. But who ends up in the White House does not only impact the most obvious foreign policy initiatives – military aid, the future of the Iran nuclear deal, a potential two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians. I see the Continue Reading

Jewish Business News: English Speaking Jewish Students To Receive Teaching Fellowships In Israel

College graduates ages 21 to 30 who are interested in teaching English to Israeli children, while embarking on a journey that will change their lives, are invited to apply to participate in the 2017-2018 class of Masa Israel Teaching Fellows. The Masa Israel Teaching Fellows program is a partnership between Masa Israel Journey, Israel’s Ministry Continue Reading

The Roanoke Times: Lid: Finding My Spark – From Roanoke to Israel

Shaina Lidd taught English in Rahat, Israel, as a 2015-16 Masa Israel Teaching Fellow. By Shaina Lidd When the clock struck midnight on January 1, 2015, I wasn’t full of joy, but panic. It was officially my graduation year, and I felt as lost as ever. In just five short months, I would be graduating Continue Reading

eJewish Philanthropy: Applications Now Open for English Teaching Fellowships in Israel

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. 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 Continue Reading

New Collaboration Seeks to Address Academic Achievement Gaps in Israel

New partnership allows Masa Israel Teaching Fellows to receive additional training at Tel Aviv University before entering Israeli classrooms JERUSALEM – For the first time in the program’s prestigious history, a new cohort of Jewish college graduates from English-speaking countries will soon begin coursework at Tel Aviv University to learn best practices in classroom management, Continue Reading

Rishon Lezion with MITF: First Impressions

Written by Alicia Schneider, Current Masa Israel Teaching Fellow from Canada   After a whirlwind summer of traveling solo through Asia followed almost immediately by the jam-packed schedule of Taglit-Birthright, it was a relief to finally lay my backpack down in a place I could call home for a little while. Rishon Lezion, literally: the Continue Reading

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