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The Culture That Loves You Back: An American in Israel

When I lived in Israel for my gap year, one of the biggest shocks I encountered was how differently Israeli … […]

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Empowering Your Judaism
Wherever You Are

I'm driving to school on a December morning, thinking about the Chanukah party I attended the night before, and decide … […]

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Advice To A Future Fellow / MITF TLV+

Marielle and Michaela explore their experience with five unexpected skills you can now expect to learn on MITF: Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship . Read all about it in their blog here>>> […]

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On Two Feet: On Jewish and Queer Learning and Action

According to the classic Jewish tale of Rabbi Hillel, the entire idea of the Torah can be taught in one minute to someone standing on only one foot through the line, "That which is hateful to you do not do unto others”. […]

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Leap’s First Shabbat Back in Israel

Leap just had our first weekend back in the mechina since returning from San Francisco, and it was a busy one! […]

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10 Signs MITF TLV+ is the Track for You

Marielle and Michaela explore their experience with five unexpected skills you can now expect to learn on MITF: Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship . Read all about it in their blog here>>> […]

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Where is your Sinai ? | Tova Birnbaum

After a lifetime of thinking that ‘Jewish creativity’ is an oxymoron and that there is only one way to be Jewish, I was dazzled by the shades, the possibilities, the self-expression that Jewish spaces invite, and the joy of receiving and giving Torah. […]

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LEAP 2022 – San Francisco Trip

After months of preparation and excitement, the LEAP 2022 cohort finally flew to San Francisco for two and a half weeks of learning, travelling, volunteering, and bonding!! >>> […]

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How can you increase the blessings and reduce the curses | Parashat B'chukotai

This week’s Parashat HaShavua, 'B'chukotai', is the last one of the Book of Leviticus (Vayikra) , and is perhaps even the most daunting. It is not a coincidence that it is called 'the blessings and curses'. […]

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Seeing New Meaning During the National Holidays in Israel | MITF TLV

Marielle and Michaela explore their experience with five unexpected skills you can now expect to learn on MITF: Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship . Read all about it in their blog here>>> […]

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A Change in Pace in Mechina

As we’ve entered into our last three months of mechina, there has been a big change in our routine. Most of the responsibility of coordinating our schedule has shifted from the staff to us, and we’ve already planned several trips and seminars for our group. […]

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Passover as an opportunity to eliminate internal chametz | Avraham Eisen

Terry Newman, BINA's Chairman of TSD Investments and Holdings, shares his thoughts on Israeli democracy 26 years after the assassination of Yitzhak Rabi. This article is part of BINA’s special Rabinretrospective – an essay collection gathered in partnership with the Forward. […]

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Value – Jewish Prism: Personal Perspective / Gili Yeshrun Dvash

Marielle and Michaela explore their experience with five unexpected skills you can now expect to learn on MITF: Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship . Read all about it in their blog here>>> […]

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Bonding and Exploring Jewish Peoplehood on BINA Gap Year

Marielle and Michaela explore their experience with five unexpected skills you can now expect to learn on MITF: Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship . Read all about it in their blog here>>> […]

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+ Expect the Unexpected- 5 Skills You’ll Learn on MITF TLV

Marielle and Michaela explore their experience with five unexpected skills you can now expect to learn on MITF: Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship . Read all about it in their blog here>>> […]

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No Sleep in TLV | MITF Tel Aviv+

Marielle and Michaela explore their experience with Yom Aliyah and discuss the plans they and their friends have for Purim at the end of this week in and out of school. Read all about it in their blog here>>> […]

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+Different places – one purpose
| MITF Tel Aviv

Different places – one purpose | MITF Tel Aviv. Ian Vicnansky, MITF TLV + Beit Shean participants, write about their journey in Israel […]

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Waiting Ain't Easy | Parashat Ki Tissa

The official name of this week's Torah portion is “Parashat Ki Tissa", though digital content editors (like myself) and SEO … […]

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+New and Nostalgic | MITF Tel Aviv

New and Nostalgic. Marielle and Michael, MITF TLV + Ramla participants, write about their journey in Israel […]

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+Interesting Encounters | MITF Tel Aviv

Interesting Encounters. Cassandra White, MITF TLV + participant, write about her journey in Israel […]

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