Way More Israel Blog

Jerusalem’s snowy day.

Last Wednesday Jerusalem snowed! It was not as dramatic as the 7 day snow storm we experienced 4 years ago, However, as someone who is from South Africa any amount of snow is a BIG deal. It was amazing to…

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The Life of a WMI Madricha

I chose to be a madricha for WMI because I was interested in being in a supportive position for students who are looking to explore their Judaism. I came two months late to the program so they had already settled in…

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Little People Gan

This week I had the privilege of visiting one of our star participants, Noah, at the Gan where he’s currently interning. Noah started working at the Gan (early childhood center) 3 months ago and they have become his family. The…

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Learning about other cultures with Way More Israel – Courtney Hersch Part 2

Continuing Courtney’s blog with weeks 2 and 3!   Sunday, July 1 – First day of internships Shalom!! Today is our first day of internships! Excitement was radiating off of everyone – many people woke up early in order to make…

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A student’s journal – Courtney Hersch

Now that WMI Summer 2018 has come to an end, we thought we would showcase the experience of one participant, Courtney Hersch, who kept a journal throughout the summer! Hope you enjoy Week 1! Week 1 Sunday – June 24…

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The 10 Best Hebrew Slang Words

With thanks to iKonnect for this guest post!   Remember the good old days of Hebrew School? Turns out that is not how Israelis actually talk, like at all. No need to panic, we got your back with these awesome…

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Biological Research at Hebrew University – with Way More Israel

Jehudith Dorfman from Holland shared her experience on Way More Israel’s 8-week Summer program, interning at the Hebrew University. Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Jehudith, I am from Holland. I came on Way More Israel to…

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Why Not Israel?

With Jewish students around the Globe finishing the academic year, many are looking to intern in exciting, exquisite places. When considering Israel among the many exotic choices on Earth, they may wonder, “Why Israel?” And for someone like myself whose…

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Nutrition and Health at Way More Israel

  Sheri Shmuel from Toronto, Canada shares her experience on Way More Israel’s 5 month program.   Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Sheri, and I am originally from Toronto, Canada. I recently made Aliyah and will…

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8 REASONS TO DO YOUR INTERNSHIP IN JERUSALEM

Doing an internship is the most effective way for young people to acquire relevant knowledge, skill, and experience as they are thrust into the workforce within a particular field. It allows you to the test the waters before you embark…

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