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Onward Israel Cincinnati 2021 Week 2: Commutes, Cafes, and a Cat

Week two flew by faster than any of us could have ever anticipated! Overall, it was marked in the books as an overwhelming success for the simple reasons that none of us: 

  1.  Burned down our hostel
  2.  Ended up in the emergency room 
  3.  Got third-degree burns from the blistering Middle Ea…

Onward Israel Cincinnati 2021 Week 1: Jet Lag, Night Life, and Shawarma

Jet Leg…. Night Life…. And Some Much-Needed Shawarma.

My name is Ellie Deutsch, and I am thrilled to be the Onward blogger for the summer of 2021 in Tel Aviv, Israel. This past spring, I graduated from Xavier University with a double major in both Communications and Musical Theatre. Lik…

Onward Israel 2020 - Canceled

After careful consideration, this year’s Onward Israel Internship program has been canceled. Cincy Journeys, JVS Career Services, The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati and The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati fully support Onward Israel’s decision following increased concerns and travel lim…

Specialty Camp Goes the Extra Mile for its Campers

"It was kind of a last-minute decision to send Coby to camp," recalled Stacey Edelstein. "But everyone was very flexible. Both Cincy Journeys and Camp Zeke worked hard to accommodate our needs."

Stacey hadn't sent Coby to camp for the last four years, "he just didn't like it all that much. …

A Life-Changing Experience: Registration Open for 2020 March of the Living

“I was angry and upset. Why were families torn apart, why were people tortured for doing nothing wrong, and why didn’t anybody do anything to stop them?”

2019 March of the Living participant Sara Margolis and 26 other high school seniors were trying to make sense of the visit to the s…