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The Last Tourists Left in Israel: Where we were, where we are, & where we're headed - Shared screen with speaker view
Mirit Elyahu
09:27
Were any Masa participants diagnosed with Covid 19? How did MASA handle that?
Sara Hassin
09:47
*If you are named ‘Mirit Elayhu’ please change to your name so we can know who you are
Avi Greene
16:04
Colleges are getting stricter about gap year students earning credit...
Elissa Polan
17:09
Can you address issues related to travel. How is MASA handling the largest obstacle - getting to Israel.
Paula Harlan, Hillel International
17:48
also curious about Avi's question regarding earning college credit
Laura Miller
17:54
Will MASA offer fall semester only gap programs for graduating HS students who hope their universities reopen for in-person courses in the spring?
Sara Hassin
18:20
Yes there are gap programs that are only fall semester
Laura Miller
19:03
Which programs are fall only?
Debbie Goldsmith
19:25
Aardvark Israel offers a semester option.
Stephanie Aseraph
19:32
Yes Aardvark!
Lawrence Katz
19:39
will MASA make sure yeshivot and women's seminaries have quarantines for gap year students?
Alissa Brown
19:40
Aardvark, Kol Ami, academic programs like TAU, Hebrew U, among others.
Laura Miller
19:43
GREAT!
Young Judaea
19:57
Young Judaea Year Course is also offering a semester option, emphasis on the Fall semester.
Laura Miller
20:26
Awesome!
Avi Greene
21:17
It is important to look at the end of semester dates for the Universities. They often run later than US schools...
Mirit Elyahu
21:43
Also HDNA Workshop program is offering a semester option, with a focus on agriculture
Amnon Maggid
21:47
You mentioned the pandemic will make Masa even more attractive for resume building. Do you have marketing materials or social media campaign addressing this?Are we you looking for additional applications?
Haley Schulman
21:54
For students who have already used Masa funding, are there options? Would someone coming on a Masa partnered program who is ineligible for the funding still be able to get into the country the same way?
Avi Greene
22:43
What about Yeshiva and Seminaries? Are they adjusting as well?
phyllis folb
23:21
my groups have told me that they are also planning to open
phyllis folb
23:36
starts may vary
Janese Cassel
23:57
What are the trends you’re seeing for those who are post college?
Marisa Obuchowski
26:02
Are there contingency plans in place if the skies don’t open before the Fall programs start?
phyllis folb
26:45
some Yeshivas and sems stayed open
Cheryl Aronson
26:48
will participants be tested prior to departure
Laura Miller
27:17
A lot of students are awaiting word from their colleges who are saying…as of today…they plan on reopening in the fall (but we are doubtful what that would look like exactly). SO…can students apply even in August for a gap year?
Laura Miller
28:10
my apologies…have a 12:30 meeting
Stephanie Aseraph
28:14
If by then we have gap year programs that aren't open, there are also 5 month internship programs open to High School graduates and start later in the Fall!
Paula Harlan, Hillel International
29:35
Register for the Virtual Fair with Masa & Hillel to check out the Masa booths: https://masaisrael.easyvirtualfair.com/
Miri Kornfeld - StandWithUs
30:54
As a recipient of a masters degree from Israel, I can personally say that 14k for a masters >>> 20k/year for a masters in America!
Mirit Elyahu
30:56
any changes with the grants & scholarships?
Alissa Brown-Masa Israel/ JUF
31:16
Registration for Master’s Degree Webinar tonight:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvfu6vrjwvE9SdaSg7lq_JDTmrQEZwc4jQ?utm_campaign=20200506%20-%20USA%20-%20Alissa%20-%20Master%27s%20Degree%20Webinar&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua&utm_term=%5BWebinar%5D%20MA%20Programs%20in%20Israel
phyllis folb
32:10
Thank you so much very informative. I would like to have some you stats to include in our conversations and materials.
Young Judaea
32:31
Thank you!
Alissa Brown-Masa Israel/ JUF
32:34
How are you working with the universities that have canceled study abroad if their students still want to go to Israel?
Avi Greene
32:37
Thank You!
Ashley Nalven
32:38
Thank you so much!!
Alissa Brown-Masa Israel/ JUF
32:40
Thanks!
Marisa Obuchowski
32:43
Thank you!
Jojo Rubnitz- KAHAL
32:45
Thank you!