Rehovot, located 12 miles south of Tel Aviv, is a thriving city that is home to many students and young people. Rehovot’s downtown area on tree-covered Herzel St. is home to vibrant nightlife, diverse restaurants, cafes, and an outdoor shuk (market) where you can buy delicious and fresh produce. Rehovot is safe and easily accessible by trains and buses to Tel Aviv and other central locations.
With a population of 114,000, Rehovot is home to a large Ethiopian community and many Russian immigrants. This diversity makes Rehovot an ideal site for meaningful social work and a great place to truly experience life in Israel.
You will live in furnished apartments communally with other Masa Israel Teaching Fellows. You will share a room with 1-2 other people in the apartment. All of the apartments have air conditioning, heat/space heaters, Wifi Internet, cable television, a kitchen with dishes, pots, and pans, sheets and towels, and a washing machine.
Destination Israel provides you with the tools and framework needed to navigate Israel as a native. Explore the streets with ease and experience a fulfilling service in a community that truly needs your help. The schools they work with are dedicated to their volunteers and have years of experience working with together with them. As a member of Destination Israel, you will participate in weekends and seminars with upwards of 300 participants from their other programs, where you’ll make connections with peers living and working across the country.
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