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No Restrictions on the Trip of a Lifetime: Alex’s Story

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A family finds Israel accessible to people living with disabilities who want to go to the Holy Land. 

By Yvonne Keller

“Alex always said it—next year in Jerusalem,” said Ariel Weiss, one of Cincinnati native Alex Heldman’s best friends…

Once in a Lifetime Experience: Registration Open 2018 March of the Living

With a Cincy Journeys grant of up to $6,500 to travel to Israel, high school seniors can explore their Jewish heritage through a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Registrations are now open for the 2018 March of the Living, a trip that sends Jewish high school seniors to Poland on Yom HaShoah…

Israel Trip Inspires Jewish Connections

This summer, rising Junior at Atara Girls High School, Sarit Benzaquen traveled to Israel on a Bnos Machanayim International trip. She had the summer of her life and passed along her heartfelt thanks to Karyn Zimerman, Grant Manager of Cincy Journeys, for providing the grant that allowed…

Onward Israel 2017: Week 8

Shalom Cincinnati, 40 hours later and we finally made it back to Cincinnati! What would our returning travel experience be without (another) flight cancellation and night spent in a Newark hotel? For our last post, we will be reflecting on our individual experiences with Onward this…

Onward Israel 2017: Week 7

This week marked our last official week of work… it feels so weird to say that out loud. This was a work week full of goodbyes and lots of thank you celebrations from our coworkers and bosses for our hard work at their companies this summer. This week, Andrea and I thought it would be a…