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11/28/2018

Finding a Home Away from Home in Beit Shean

Tags: Federation, I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Finding a Home Away from Home in Beit Shean

I first heard about the Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship (MITF) just before I graduated from Ohio University. Joining Hillel on campus was my first real Jewish experience; I felt a new sense of pride in myself and my heritage. That also pushed me onto the path I am now. After graduating, I reached out to the Federation and they encouraged me to participate in the program in Beit Shean, Cleveland’s sister city. I am so happy I did! It’s such a unique experience and to be able to live in Beit Shean – not many people get to do that.

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07/10/2018

Greetings from Israel!

Tags: Birthright, Young Adults, I-connect, Teens, Israel, Federation

Greetings from Israel!

Birthright is a free 10-day trip for Jewish Clevelanders ages 22-26 to explore Israel’s most remarkable tourist destinations. Check out a few trip highlights below.

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06/04/2018

Reflections from a Beit Shean Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Tags: Federation, I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Reflections from a Beit Shean Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Jewish Clevelander Anna Lowenstein is spending 10 months in Cleveland's sister city of Beit Shean, teaching English to Israeli students through the "Masa Israel Teaching Fellows" program. Read an excerpt from her travel blog below:

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06/04/2018

A Day in the Life of a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Tags: I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

A Day in the Life of a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Jewish Clevelander Ali Hamilton shows us a full day at a Haifa, Israel public elementary school with footage of teaching, students, and school life. Ali is a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow, spending 10 months volnteering to teach English to Israeli students.

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12/19/2017

Israel's Channel 2 News Meets Masa Israel Teaching Fellows

Tags: Federation, I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Israel's Channel 2 News Meets Masa Israel Teaching Fellows

Israel's Channel 2 News meets the Beit Shean Masa Israel Teaching Fellows! MITF is on a 10-month post-college volunteer program where exemplary college grads teach English to Israeli students.

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08/07/2017

Meet Kendra: Internship Spotlight

Tags: Israel, Overseas, I-Connect, Young Adults

Meet Kendra: Internship Spotlight

My name is Kendra Kaplan and this summer I've been working at CityKids as part of my Onward Israel internship.

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08/07/2017

Emily: Onward Participant Spotlight

Tags: Israel, Overseas, I-Connect, Young Adults

Emily: Onward Participant Spotlight

My name is Emily Friedman and I am interning at the startup Daystage.

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08/04/2017

Meet Sam: Internship Spotlight

Tags: Israel, Overseas, I-Connect, Young Adults

Meet Sam: Internship Spotlight

Hi! my name is Sam Terkel and this summer I am working for Waves Audio.

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08/04/2017

Abby: Onward Participant Spotlight

Tags: Israel, Overseas, I-Connect, Young Adults

Abby: Onward Participant Spotlight

Abby Nikiforovs shares her experience as an Onward Israel participant.

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08/01/2017

Meet Zach: Internship Spotlight

Tags: Israel, Overseas, I-Connect, Young Adults

Meet Zach: Internship Spotlight

My name is Zach Izeman and I am doing my internship at a local theater company called The Stage.

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