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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…

Onward Israel 2017: Week 6

Our group started this week with an exciting change of pace from our internships: a cruise on the Mediterranean Sea! After a long week of work, the cruise provided a great opportunity to enjoy the beautiful weather and spend time with not only our Cincinnati friends, but also many of the…

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…