It is yet another holiday eve – the last one of this season – so time is short. But I still want to make three brief comments about an event that took place last week: the shooting of a hotel worker in Eilat by an American participant of the Masa Israel Journey program (the...
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October 7, 2012 | 8:03 am
September 27, 2012 | 10:30 am
For colleges graduates, landing the dream job has become even more difficult in these recent economically challenging years. Also, going straight from college into a job may not seem the most attractive prospect. Many grads want to travel, but the need for money sends most straight...
June 28, 2012 | 10:14 am
I was not exactly kind to previous B’nai B’rith surveys of contemporary Israeli attitudes toward Diaspora Jewry, and maybe that’s why the most recent survey was not sent to me by the organization, but rather brought to my attention by other means. It is a poll that still...
April 11, 2012 | 12:36 pm
March 25, 2011 | 1:14 am
We heard the news over the radio at my office in the West Bank. The initial reports were more detailed in Hebrew, but more confusing for it – a suicide attack in Jerusalem turned out to be an unattended bomb outside a bus stop across the street from the Central Bus Station. Two...
September 16, 2010 | 11:53 am
The MASA study-in-Israel initiative is giving eight U.S. colleges or systems a total of $400,000 over the next two years.
MASA will give $50,000 each to Arizona State University, Barnard College, Case Western Reserve University, Michigan State University, the New Jersey state...
October 12, 2006 | 8:00 pm
February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm
After high school graduation last year, as his friends went off to college, Ari Feinstein headed to Israel. He taught English to 10-year-olds in Upper Nazareth, worked on a camel farm near Dimona, studied in Jerusalem and participated in simulated basic training on an Israeli army...