WHO WE ARE

The first Masa Israel Baseball program is a 5-month comprehensive internship in cooperation with the Israel Association of Baseball.

The cost for this program is  either $8,150 with housing included (before scholarships). The housing provided is in Tel Aviv and all baseball coaching, uniforms, transportation to and from games and events, cultural and language programs, and more are also included. Scholarships are available through Masa Israel that will help lower the cost of the program for participants.

If you are interested in this unique new program please submit an application and you will be contacted directly by the Israel Association of Baseball. They will explain in detail the program and scholarship opportunities.

Meet Our Team

Ofir Teva
Ofir TevaDIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT
Ofir was born in Israel and moved to Toronto with his family at an early age. Upon completing his undergraduate degree in Psychology at York University (Toronto, Ontario), Ofir decided to reacquaint himself with family, friends, and the people of Israel by embarking on a personal journey back to Israel. Since his first participation with Taglit-Birthright Israel in 2003, Ofir has staffed multiple North American trips and in 2007, Ofir made the decision to join the Community Involvement program. After completing the 5 month volunteering service, he chose to stay in Israel and join the Israel Way team. He has served in the Israel Defense Forces in the Education & Youth Corps and has since made Aliyah. Ofir currently lives in Tel Aviv.
Nate FishNATIONAL DIRECTOR OF THE ISRAEL ASSOCIATION OF BASEBALL
Nate Fish is the National Director of the Israel Association of Baseball. Fish oversees all aspects of the baseball program in Israel and plays for and coaches the Senior National Team. In 2012, Fish played for Israel in the World Baseball Classic. Previously, he played international pro baseball in Germany (2008) and Israel (2007). Fish is from Shaker Heights, Ohio and played college baseball at the University of Cincinnati. He has over 10 years of coaching and sports administrating experience as former coach of the United States Junior National Team for the Maccabi Games and co-founder and manager of the Yokville Baseball Academy in New York City.