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Growing into 'Never Again’

Fade in from black: It’s a rainy spring day in Poland, and the year is 2011. We see a crowd of 10,000-plus people, from all over the world, marching along a wide and lengthy road. They are carrying signs, banners, flags, and the weight of a peaceful future on their shoulders. Some signs…

Overnight Jewish Camp and Israel Travel: Inspiration Behind the Investment

By Barbara Miller, Director of Community Building, Jewish Federation of Cincinnati

J. David Rosenberg is a trustee and the vice president of The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati. As summer approaches, Rosenberg shares how Jewish Cincinnati earned its spot as the precedent-setter nationwide f…

The Most Wonderful Time of My Year

Yes, I am that crazy Jewish camp girl. I talk about my camp memories and friends constantly, and I could care less if you have heard it before. I love my campmates with all my heart and the feeling is mutual. I do not exaggerate when I say Camp Young Judaea Midwest changed my life.…

Something for Everyone: The Many Faces of Overnight Jewish Camping

The Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) supports more than 150 nonprofit, mission-driven Jewish overnight camps across North America. All of these camps have a mission rooted in Jewish values, celebrate Shabbat in some manner, and instill a love of Israel in campers.

Onward and Upward: A Case for Interning in Israel

By Nicole Palatchi

Nicole Palatchi is a sophomore at Ohio State University majoring in marketing. Last summer, she interned for Bringg, a web and mobile-based platform for managing deliveries, as part of the Onward Israel internship program. 

The Onward Israel experience was an amazing tw…