Looking for a new Israel experience? The Jewish Federations of North America  has you covered! Based in Tel Aviv for the entire mission, attend a concert in celebration of Jerusalem Day, meet established and up-and-coming Israeli musicians, dancers and visual artists. One of the highlights will be seeing Justin Timberlake live! Click to learn more at  http://bit.ly/1hhufXY

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Several Masa Israel alumni attended the 2014 AIPAC Policy Conference in March. We asked them to share their reflections on the Conference, and we’ll be posting their responses this week. 

kmm33:

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My name is Kenny Marks and I am a senior at UCLA. I had an amazing time at AIPAC Policy Conference 2014 thanks to Masa. Being in a room with 14,000 people was incredible in and of itself, but the fact that we were all there for the same purpose was such a powerful experience for me. This…

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Job: Young Leadership Associate/NEXT DC Coordinator, Greater Washington Jewish Federation f

400 Gap Year participants from across the Northern Hemisphere gathered in Neve Ilan to learn about Israel engagement and prepare for life on campus next year. If you’re at the seminar, tag yourself in the pictures and share with your friends!
For the full album, click here
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400 Gap Year participants from across the Northern Hemisphere gathered in Neve Ilan to learn about Israel engagement and prepare for life on campus next year. If you’re at the seminar, tag yourself in the pictures and share with your friends!
For the full album, click here
ZoomInfo
400 Gap Year participants from across the Northern Hemisphere gathered in Neve Ilan to learn about Israel engagement and prepare for life on campus next year. If you’re at the seminar, tag yourself in the pictures and share with your friends!
For the full album, click here
ZoomInfo
400 Gap Year participants from across the Northern Hemisphere gathered in Neve Ilan to learn about Israel engagement and prepare for life on campus next year. If you’re at the seminar, tag yourself in the pictures and share with your friends!
For the full album, click here
ZoomInfo

400 Gap Year participants from across the Northern Hemisphere gathered in Neve Ilan to learn about Israel engagement and prepare for life on campus next year. If you’re at the seminar, tag yourself in the pictures and share with your friends!

For the full album, click here

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Communications Manager, Union for Reform Judaism f

Middle East Research Associate, Council on Foreign Relations f

Several Masa Israel alumni attended the 2014 AIPAC Policy Conference in March. We asked them to share their reflections on the Conference, and we’ll be posting their responses this week. 

by Jacob Velleman

Today marks the conclusion of AIPAC’s 2014 Policy Conference, an event billed as “three of the most important days affecting Israel’s future.” Indeed it was an intense three days filled with cutting edge presentations, influential speakers, in-depth breakout sessions, and of course plenty of schmoozing. Over 14,000 pro-Israel activists from around the country attended Policy Conference this year, many of whom were young adults and students.

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Job: Part-time Representatives, Masa Israel Journey

The goal of the Masa Representative is to establish personal connections with the Taglit Birthright participants and to explain to them what Masa Israel Journey is and offers it to them. You’ll meet with Taglit-Birthright Israel groups who come to Israel and presenting to them opportunities to return to Israel through Masa Israel Journey. 

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Jewish Guy of the Week - Max

Rachel: Aren’t you the pickle guy?

Max: You know what?  I’m sick of everyone saying, “you’re the pickle guy, you’re the pickle guy”.  I’m so much more as a person than the stupid pickle contests I win.  I’m also the yogurt guy.

Rachel: What brought you to DC, Yogurt Guy?

Max: I was living in Atlanta and thinking: this town could use more healthcare policy debates at happy hour, 400 lb. matching t-shirt tourists on segways, defunct escalators, and snowpocalypses (sp?).  So I moved for those reasons and for a job.  But mostly for those reasons.

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Job: Teen Engagement and Education Director, CAJE f

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Job: Director of Development Operations, Greater Miami Jewish Federation f

Job: Development Operations Database Manager, Greater Miami Jewish Federation f

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