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Cincy Journeys’ Travel Grants Offer Peace of Mind to Students

“It is imperative for young adults to find that extra meaning in their life because this is the time in our lives where being Jewish is a question,” explained Spencer Mandell. “Once we leave school, being Jewish becomes a question of, ‘Am I Jewish? How do I practice my Jewishness? Ho…

A Trip of a Lifetime: Registrations Now Open for 2022 March of the Living

Registrations are now open for the 2022 March of the Living trip, which is organized by the Mayerson JCC, in partnership with the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center. The experience is offered to high school seniors who have at least one Jewish parent. Eligible students receive a …

Onward Israel Cincinnati 2021 Week 7: A Duo of Community

A Kibbutz and the Gaza Strip

This weekend, it was time for a drastic change of scenery from everyday city life. I, along with the other trip participants, partook in our Shabbaton, a weekend overnight planned by Onward that took us far from Tel Aviv. We escaped to the south and entered the …

After COVID-19, Cincy Journeys Helps Life Return to Normal for Campers

“I love camp,” exclaimed Lauren Lillenstein. “If I didn’t go to Camp Livingston, I don’t know if I would be the person I am today. Without camp, I don’t think I would have been engaged in youth group in high school, I would not have been involved in Hillel in college. Camp really…

Onward Israel Cincinnati 2021 Week 6: Food, Food and more Food

As I have settled into my quaint home in Tel Aviv on Yehuda Halevi Street, I’ve formed a colorful mental map of the lively city. If I focus closely on the area, a dotted grey line comes into frame that weaves throughout the city. It’s key to follow the grey line closely and meticulously.…