San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
"From Vision to Reality - Young Jewish Leaders meeting Michael Bloomberg"
Michael Bloomberg will answer questions posed by Masa participants in a unique on stage interview with Wayne Firestone. This opening session will provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear from one the world's most successful businessmen, a philanthropist, public leader and the recipient of the Genesis Price for 2014.
1) Dilemmas and Ethics in Public Leadership: A workshop with Attorney Roi Mekler dealing with the questions of the use of power while serving in public service. The workshop will include the use of short film and series clips.
2) Philanthropy in the 21st Century: A short panel discussion with a few philanthropy foundations speaking about their work and 'philosophy of philanthropy'. After the presentations each foundation representative will lead a small group discussion looking at case studies. The confirmed foundations are:
Social Finance Initiative
3) Technology and Innovation: This session will include a showcase of Israeli technology by Sif-Tech who will present three of their latest Israeli innovations and that will be followed by a keynote speech and Q&A session with Nobel Laureate and Israeli Presidential candidate Prof. Dan Shechtman.
4) Social Entrepreneurship: A workshop facilitated by Wayne Firestone based on a dialogue format with Nir Tsuk and Narkis Alon, two young social entrepreneurs. The session will include small group activities to allow the participants to apply lessons from the workshop to the real world.
7:00am- Haifa bus leaves from the Lev Hamifratz Train Station
7:30am- Be'er Sheva bus leaves from the gas station on Yitzhak Ben Zvi right next to the Central Bus Station.
7:45am- Tel Aviv bus from the Arlozorov Central Train Station (Rakevet Savidor Merkaz) right next to the Shlomo Sixth Car Rental.
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Masa Israel Journey
Masa Israel Journey is the leader in immersive international experiences in Israel. Masa Israel offers young people ages 18-30 the top gap year, study abroad, service-learning and career development opportunities. An initiative of The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Government of Israel, Masa Israel’s subsidized, individually tailored programs allow participants to immerse themselves in the community and embark on unique journeys that enrich their personal and professional growth.