Masa Israel Journey


Masa Israel Journey is a joint project of the Government of Israel and the Jewish Agency for Israel operating in over 20 different countries. Since 2004, Masa Israel has helped over 120,000 people from 60 different countries experience Israel. Masa is the leading company in immersive international experiences for young adults between the ages of 18 and 30. It gives participants the opportunity to connect to Israel on a deeper level through long programs they find interesting, offering scholarships, providing expertise, and support throughout the entire process. All of this is made possible by the generous contributions of the Jewish Federations of North America and Keren Hayesod-UIA.


Masa Israel offers:

  • Gap Year

  • Study Abroad

  • Post College

  • Volunteering

  • Teaching English

  • And more


With so many options to choose from, Masa Israel is here to help find the perfect fit for you. Whether it's teaching English on the MITF (Masa Israel Teaching Fellows) program, or studying abroad at one of Israel’s top universities, or doing an internship in Israel, each option gives the participant a transformational and authentic Israel experience. Masa specializes in providing the ultimate Israel experience to young adults looking to enrich their personal and professional growth. By participating on a Masa Israel program, you will become part of the expansive community. With alumni from all over the world, each person has the opportunity to develop a global professional network. Israel is the perfect place for young adults to explore, enjoy, and develop life skills in a completely different environment.

The Masa Israel Teaching Fellows (MITF) program is a unique cooperation between Masa and the Israeli Ministry of Education, bringing dozens of talented and motivated Jewish college graduates to Israel each year. MITF participants serve as English teaching aides in schools around the country and help close the achievement gap in Israel’s education system. This program is a challenging and rewarding experience for each teaching fellow. As an English teaching aid in Israel, you will create relationships with students and help give them an important tool they will be able to use for the rest of their lives.

Being a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow is a once in a lifetime opportunity. This 10-month fellowship allows you to immerse into Israeli culture, become part of Israel’s society, and adapt to living abroad. This fellowship is perfect for graduates looking to make an impact, eager to explore, and experience Israel. Masa Israel is a great fit for dedicated and passionate individuals looking for a job opportunity to make a real difference. These individuals will develop the leadership skills necessary to take with them in their future careers.

Participants found suitable for Masa Israel Teaching Fellows are awarded most generous scholarships, provided by Masa Israel Journey and the Ministry of Education, leaving the program cost at only $1000 for the whole year (including housing, monthly stipend, public transport, insurance, etc) Apply for your Masa scholarship here.