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Onward Israel Cincinnati 2019 Week 6: Chuggim around Tel Aviv

Hi, it’s Will Coleman. In less than one week, the 2019 Cincinnati Onward Israel participants will return home from a near-two-month experience abroad. Our respective internships are coming to an end in the next few days, but there’s much more than work going into the next week. We’ll h…

Onward Israel 2019 Week 5: Be’er Sheva and Southern Fun

As our summer quickly comes to an end, we face the inevitable final times we do things together as a group. Sunday, we took our third and final day trip to Be’er Sheva and Kfar Aza. This excursion wasn’t as glamorous as our first two, but it gave us a different perspective on what living…

Onward Israel Cincinnati 2019: Meet Our Vlogger

My name is Ben Ruskin and I'm a film student at The Ohio State University. I'm in the Moving Image Production major with minors in Screenwriting and Film Studies. I'm passionate about film and I love watching television shows, especially if they are made by Donald Glover. The summer I am tak…

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…