Israel

Stories and analysis about Israel and the Israeli people. 

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I went to Israel this summer, but not on Birthright-and not to the most well-known places in Israel, either.

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After realizing how many amazing internship opportunities Masa programs had to offer in every field, I chose Destination Israel, based in Tel Aviv.

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Meet a family who strengthens their bonds with each other by strengthening their connection to Israel.

Onward Israel helps one Chicago nursing student photo

Through Onward Israel, students participate in eight-week internships related to their field of study, while engaging with Israeli history and culture.

In Negev, camels accompany Bedouins’ shifts photo

Much is changing for Bedouins. Eternal desert nomads, Bedouins—at least those in Israel—are setting down roots in their own settlements and in smaller clusters, the latter distinctive for ramshackle tin huts and ever-present sheep and goats.

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JUF's Ta'am Yisrael, a week-long immersive 8th grade trip to Israel offered in both February and March, became part of my life in 2017. 

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Visiting the graves of my Aunt and Uncle on the Mount of Olives.

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Meet Yehuda Oren, the new Israeli co-chair of the Partnership Together program.

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Their mission: to study how the country manages water -- and how it used to, in the time of King David.

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The sport of hockey remains in its infancy in Israel.

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