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To be eligible, you must:

– Identify as Jewish

– Be between the ages of 21-35 by September 1, 2023

– Have a Bachelor’s Degree by September 1, 2023

– Be a native English speaker, meaning you were born or raised in a country where English is the primary language (North America, South Africa, UK, New Zealand, Australia, India). If you have Israeli citizenship you must have left Israel before the age of 14 and have lived outside of Israel for at least four consecutive years prior to receiving a Masa Israel grant or scholarship

All fellows are committed to working 25 hours per week spread over four days a week. You will get all school and Israeli national holidays off. If you need to take off additional days beyond the school holidays, you will need to obtain special permission from BINA and Masa Israel. Sick days must be accompanied with a doctor’s note.

Just like in a job, deviation from allowed number of vacation and sick days may be cause for a fellow’s continued participation to come under review.

All fellows will live in fully furnished housing in their chosen city, along with 4-6 other fellows. All utilities are included in the accommodation.

Admission for MITF Tel Aviv+ will be on a rolling basis, the city will close once it is full. Typically cities start to close in early Spring.

Fellows are responsible for paying $1,000 for the full 10-month experience.

The $1,000 program fee includes accommodations, language classes, pedagogical orientation and training, health insurance, trips around Israel, and other enrichment activities.

Fellows will receive a stipend of 1,750 NIS and certified teachers will receive a stipend of 3,000 NIS. You will be reimbursed up to $1,000 for the cost of your flight upon completion of the program. Please note that you won’t receive a flight reimbursement until you complete the program.

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