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A Young Woman’s Trip to Israel

“I knew I wanted to live there. It was love at first sight!”

That’s how 18-year-old Jamie Meschoulam remembers her first experience visiting Israel. It was when she was 16, between her sophomore and junior years in high school. She used her high school Cincy Journeys travel grant of $…

Onward Israel 2019 Week 4: Fourth of July, Day Off, Refugee Activity

Somehow, some way, there are just three short weeks left in Onward Cincinnati’s time in Israel. It’s absurd to think about how much we’ve accomplished in the last month and how much we are yet to do.

This past week was very relaxed. We had a four-day week at work because of our trip t…

Onward Israel 2019 Week 3: Job fair, Pita, and Jerusalem

Hi there, it’s Will again. Welcome back to Onward blog central. The Cincinnati group had a jam-packed week in Tel Aviv followed by our second excursion trip, this one to Jerusalem. 

We left our workplaces early Monday for an event at Expo Tel Aviv called Future-IL, a massive networking o…

Onward Israel 2019 Week 2: Haifa and Tzfat

Just a few days have passed since my first blog post, but fear not: The Cincinnati Onward group had another busy week of work and travel, and I’m here to catch you up to speed on everything we’ve been doing. 

Ahead of our second week at our internships, we took Sunday to head north to …

Onward Israel 2019 Week 1: Shalom from Tel Aviv

Shalom from Tel Aviv! My name is Will Coleman and I will be one of the bloggers for Cincinnati’s 2019 Onward Israel delegation. Each week I’ll highlight the group’s experiences from work, living in TLV, and exploring the rest of the country. Our itinerary covers a lot of ground over 8 …