What is Masa Israel Teaching Fellows?
MITF is a 10-month fellowship for Jewish college graduates, between the ages of 21 and 35, who want to contribute to the future success of Israeli children and make a real difference. Teach English while immersing yourself in Israeli society and become an integral member of the city in which you live, teach and volunteer.
MITF is a partnership between Masa Israel Journey and the Ministry of Education. Masa Israel offers a uniquely transformative experience; we believe that Israel is the perfect platform for young adults who are eager to explore, experience, and develop skills for a lifetime of achievement.
With Hillel Next: Masa Israel, you can still #GoWithHillel and continue your Israel journey after college.
Participants will enjoy all the benefits of a Masa Israel Teaching Fellows program in the beautiful city of Haifa as well as the added benefits of being part of the larger Hillel movement that extends to campuses and Jewish communities worldwide
1. Unique chance to live in an Israeli community, while getting paid
2. Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of Israeli youth
3. Work alongside your peers 25 hours a week in a local school, teaching English
4. Create your own volunteer projects based on your skills & interests
5. Gain leadership & teaching skills to prepare you for the program, and the rest of your life
6. Experience local life & be immersed in Israeli culture
7. The kids learn English and have you as a mentor. Everyone wins!
**No Hebrew language skills are required and availability is limited, so don't miss out!
About Hillel Next
All participants who attend the Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship in Haifa will be on the “Hillel: Next” track. This track offers unique programming built for individuals who want to pursue careers as Jewish professionals. Most of the Hillel-specific programming will take place on Sundays; aside from this, participants work in their respective schools as per normal.
Haifa serves as Israel’s third largest city. It is one of its most beautiful and multicultural cities, filled with gorgeous beaches, scenic views from Mount Carmel, and forests perfect for hiking. Home of the magnificent Bahai Gardens and Temple, theaters, concert halls, restaurants, and museums; Haifa is not lacking in activities! Two of Israel’s leading universities, the University of Haifa and the Technion, are located in Haifa, giving the city a vibrant student life and lively nightlife.
The people of Haifa are from diverse religions, cultures, and ethnicities. Jews and Arabs live side by side, and sites of religious worship of the main religions can be found there as well!