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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…

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 …