Masa Israel

About Masa Israel

Visiting Israel can inspire you and help you learn more about yourself and the world… but there’s nothing like living like a local! Masa Israel is your chance to spend a few months – or even an entire year – in Israel. You’ll get to choose from over 200 programs for volunteering, teaching, interning, or going to graduate school. Masa Israel makes it possible for you to explore your professional interests while experiencing the global Jewish community in a way you may never have dreamed possible.

Masa Israel and The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles have teamed up to provide a myriad of exciting, immersive Israel experiences. Choose from volunteer programs, internships, elite Master’s programs, and more. If you’re between 18 and 30 years old, Jewish, and living in Los Angeles, you can spend ten days, a semester, or even an entire year in Israel!

Internships offer hands-on opportunities to work with some of the world’s most cutting-edge companies and top non-profit organizations. Teaching positions can help you develop leadership skills while making a real, vital difference in the lives of Israeli students. You can volunteer, and help make the world a better place, all while engaging in local Israeli society.

You’ll have the option to take Hebrew language classes, helping you to develop a deeper understanding of the country. You’ll grow as a person, a professional, and a leader. With Masa Israel, you can start developing your global professional network while also exploring potential career paths. Masa Israel is your chance to have an international adventure that will make your resume shine.

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Scholarships & Grants

Masa Israel and the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles are dedicated to making it as easy as possible for Jewish young adults to go to Israel. We offer grants and/or scholarships to help make the experience more affordable.

Masa Israel Automatic Grant and/or Need Based Scholarship
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Federation’s Mark’s Endowment Fellowship
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