I, the undersigned, am participating in a Masa
Approved Program organized by a Masa
Approved Organizer, (hereafter: 'the Program' and 'the
Organizer'), under the auspices of Masa Israel Journey (hereafter: 'the
Company'). Masa Israel is a joint initiative by the Government of Israel and
the Jewish Agency for Israel.
Note: For Participants younger than 18, a
Parent/Guardian must sign on their behalf.
I hereby agree, declare and accept that:
A. I will remain in Israel until the end of the Program.
I will not travel abroad unless permitted to do so, or during my free time
during the course of the Program, In accordance with Masa Israel’s terms and
the conditions established by the Organizer, and on condition that the vacation
is not taken at the start and/or at the end of the program.
B. I will convey to the Organizer, in writing or verbally,
all relevant information pertaining to my legal status in Israel. I will
provide all necessary documents attesting to my status. I will also advise the
Organizer of any change in my legal status.
C. I will participate fully in all activities, meetings,
tours and hikes included in the Program, especially (but not only) main Masa
Israel events, as determined by the Company.
D. I am aware of all my obligations, privileges and
limitations regarding my stay in Israel during the Program, especially (but not
only) as they pertain to safety and security instructions.
equally whether I am on campus (or another base of activities), on hikes,
during my free time, at organized host family events, or during travel and
visits abroad, in accordance with the guidelines provided by the organizer that
appear as Appendix C&D in the information pamphlet provided by the Program
E. I am aware that the Company has no responsibilities or
obligations to me with regards to academic and/or other credit for the Program.
F. I acknowledge that details of my participation in the
Program will be transferred by the Organizer to the Company.
G. I agree to allow the Company and/or any other who is
authorized to request in the name of the Company, to turn to the Ministry of
Interior of the Government of Israel and/or other official relevant
authorities, so as to obtain information of my status in Israel, and in
general, as it relates and pertains to my date(s) of entry(ies) to Israel
and/or date(s) of departure(s) from Israel.
H. I am aware that neither the Company, nor the
Government of Israel, nor the Jewish Agency for Israel can in any way be held
responsible for and have no obligation towards my participation in the Program
and/or any other matter that pertains to this agreement. I hereby waive all
complaints, demands and/or claims relating to the above. Should I decide
nevertheless to submit a claim to the Company, the Government of Israel, or the
Jewish Agency for Israel, I will reimburse them in full for any amount they are
required to pay for damage or loss incurred by them as the result of my claim
and/or as the result of breaching or otherwise failing to comply with the terms
of my commitment as laid out here and/or according to law. This compensation
will also extend to any legal costs and expenses that are incurred for any of
the above reasons.
I. (i) I accept that all of the above will apply in
full to another Masa approved Program and Organizer in the event that I
transfer from my originally chosen Program to another Masa approved program, or
continue with another Masa approved semester program on the completion of my
originally chosen Masa approved semester program.
(ii) I understand
that to transfer or continue in a second semester program is only permitted
where the time period between the end date of my original program and the start
date of my second program does not exceed 4 months and that all conditions as
at the start of the original program will pertain to the second program as to
age and funding eligibility.
(iii) I understand
that because there may be differences in categorization between my original
Program of choice and the second Program, my participation duration in the
original Program and that of the second Program may affect my classification as
a “Masa Participant”, and I undertake to clarify this status personally with
all relevant parties in both programs (the original Program and the second
Program) and ensure that I still meet all that is required of me as a “Masa
Participant”, and I shall not approach Masa and/or anyone assigned on Masa’s
behalf with any complaint and/or demand regarding this classification (in the
event that, for any reason, my financial assistance will be reduced from what I
received for participation in the original Program).
J. I give Masa
ü Share the
information in my application form with donors, potential donors, the
Government of Israel, the Jewish Agency for Israel and my Program Organizer.
ü Use photos taken of
me at Masa and Masa-affiliated events in its publications, press releases,
and/or on the Masa website.
ü Use my email, home
address or phone number to contact me.