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Look here for opportunities and updates and to hear what it's really like from Cincinnatians who have already gone and come back home. And feel free to reach out to me at kzimerman@jfedcin.org. —Karyn

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Onward Israel 2017: Week 5

Shalom friends and family in Cincinnati! We are about to start week six of this program and can’t believe how fast time is flying. This past weekend was a relaxing one for most. Some of us were able to spend it with families, while others spent the weekend on the beach and finding…

Onward Israel 2017: Tryna Grub - Tryna Be Free

According to the Jewish calendar, today is the 10th day in the month of Tamuz. To the average Joe, or even Israelite, this means nothing, and that includes myself. However, on the American calendar the date shows July 4th, better known as American Independence Day. Most think of it as no…

Onward Israel 2017: Week 4

Shalom Cincinnati, It seems like just yesterday that Yael and I were writing our very first blog post; at this point, half our trip has already passed! We are still so thankful for the opportunities that this program presents us with every day. This week’s intern spotlight is Dan…

Onward Israel 2017: Week 3

Shalom Cincinnati!
We have officially been living in Tel Aviv for three weeks and are loving every second of it. The group has completely adjusted to the daily life here in Israel and we are overjoyed by how lucky we are to be here this summer. 

We have now completed three full weeks o…

Onward Israel 2017: Tryna Grub - Will the Real Hummus Please Stand Up?

By Jared Witt & the Tryna Grubb Team
Originally posted on the Tryna Grub Blog

Jared Witt is a senior at Miami University studying marketing with a co-major in business analytics, and is currently participating in the Onward Israel program.  Jared will spend the next two months wor…