Testimonials

SodaStream My Heart | Abby Ortenberg

Posted on January 14, 2018

  As a recent college graduate taking a year off from studying before going back to pursue a master’s degree without an interim job, I was lost. When I thought back to my Birthright-Taglit experience however, I remembered hearing about a 5-10 month program in Israel and started researching. My original plan was to get Continue Reading »

Came for the felafel, stayed for the amazing internship | Gabriella Orenstein

Posted on January 10, 2018

  Hi, I am Gabriella Orenstein I am 22 years old and I am from London. I grew up going on holidays to Israel and was always super sad to be leaving after one or two weeks. After University I decided it was time for me to experience living in Israel while gaining experience before Continue Reading »

Tu B’Av (Israeli Valentines day) Spotlight! | Jovana and Nadav

Posted on July 30, 2015

On February 8th Jovana Kristic prepared herself to leave her parents and home in Belgrade, Serbia for a chance to start her career as an architect. That same time Nadav Schmalbach was preparing to move his suitcases once more from Miami, Florida to meet the group he would be spending the next five months with. Continue Reading »

Alumni Spotlight | Oren Sharabi

Posted on July 16, 2015

Oren participated in Career Israel 17 – September 2014- February 2015 Initially I was contemplating internship programs in general, although not necessarily in Israel. A family friend was, at the time, half-way through the Masa Israel Teaching Fellows program and was really enjoying it. I decided to look into other programs and by searching based Continue Reading »

Humans of Career Israel | Stephanie Wasserman – Brazil

Posted on May 17, 2015

Stephanie is interning at Hebrew University while on Career 18, February 2015 My name is Stephanie, I’m 23 and from Curitiba, the capital of Paraná, in the south of Brazil. You may be surprised but I don’t like to go to the beach, don’t know how to dance samba and I can’t play soccer. I’m Continue Reading »

Israel, a Hiker’s Paradise| Micah Mador

Posted on May 12, 2015

Israel isn’t the biggest country; it’s even tiny compared to U.S. States but Israel is extremely travel-able. Israel fits into California more than 18 times! They say you can drive from one side of Israel to the other (West to East) in 45 minutes, but why drive when you can hike? Last week, three friends and I Continue Reading »

A Contemporary Girl at a Contemporary Art Museum | Dara Liberman

Posted on May 5, 2015

Dara Liberman from São Paulo, Brazil, is interning  at MoBY – Museums of Bat Yam on Career Israel’s February 2015 session You could experience Israel as a tourist in so many different ways.  Living here however is different than all of them. I never imagined that I would feel so good in a place located thousands of Continue Reading »

Voices of Hope | Shani Nisman

Posted on May 4, 2015

Shani Nisman came on Career Israel 17 in September 2014 and interned at the Micha Center Shani and her cousin,  Rabbi Rebecca “I watched a toddler 10 months old with a Bilateral Cochlear Implant as he listens to a nursery rhyme. The therapist stopped the melody from time to time, to have him listen to the Continue Reading »

Independence heroes: The family member I never knew | Matt Jevotovsky

Posted on April 22, 2015

In 1948 a small group of soldiers fought 3 seperate battles up a hill to take the Nebi Yusha fort, just south of Kiryat Shmona in the north of Israel. In these battles 28 soldiers we lost, including 17 year old Eliezar, the great uncle of Career Israel participant Matt Jevotovsky. When Matt came to Israel to intern at TLV1 Continue Reading »

From Israel to the Developing World | Sarah Cohan

Posted on April 5, 2015

  Before coming to Israel, Sarah worked at Oliver Wyman, a leading global management consulting firm that combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. Oliver Wyman has a program called a ‘non profit fellowship‘  where employees can take partially-paid time off to volunteer for a nonprofit organization.  It was Continue Reading »

From Baltimore to Jerusalem- Supporting the global Jewish community | Heather Winegrad

Posted on March 29, 2015

Heather Winegrad of Career Israel 18 is interning with the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem When I was in Sunday school, we had an enormous floor map of Israel that made an appearance about once a year.  Our teachers would tell us to find Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv, etc., and whoever was the first one to Continue Reading »

Dreame a Little Dreame of Me | Bailey Mezan

Posted on March 1, 2015

  Bailey interned with Dreame while on Career 17 Me and my dream with Yuval Intertwining the ethereal with the tangible is a task that daunts great authors, musicians, and painters. Artists are always mastering, revising, and inventing new ways of gracefully coalescing these two dimensions that at times, seem like arch nemeses.  I do not Continue Reading »