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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…

Onward Israel Cincinnati 2019: A Reflection

Some of us start up classes again this week, while some of us are amid our first days post-graduation in the real world. What we all have in common is a mutual feeling of disbelief that the near-two month adventure that was our summer in Israel is behind us. 


For me at least, I felt th…

Onward Israel Cincinnati 2019 Week 7: The End

56 days later, our experience in Israel has come to an end. We just packed up our bags and cleaned out our rooms before heading to the airport to catch our various flights back home and around the world. Not all of us are going back to the states right away, but what matters is we all finish…