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Onward Israel Cincinnati 2021 Week 3: The City That Lays by the Bay

Getting dozens of sleepy-eyed adults up and out of the hostel at 7:45 a.m. to board a bus is never an easy task, nevertheless we arrived in the picturesque city of Haifa in no time!

Haifa resembles a cousin of the handsome Italian coast with the city built up and along the mountain side pee…

Onward Israel Cincinnati 2021 Week 2: Commutes, Cafes, and a Cat

Week two flew by faster than any of us could have ever anticipated! Overall, it was marked in the books as an overwhelming success for the simple reasons that none of us:

  1.  Burned down our hostel
  2.  Ended up in the emergency room 
  3.  Got third-degree burns from the blistering Middle East…

Onward Israel Cincinnati 2021 Week 1: Jet Lag, Night Life, and Shawarma

Jet Leg…. Night Life…. And Some Much-Needed Shawarma.

My name is Ellie Deutsch, and I am thrilled to be the Onward blogger for the summer of 2021 in Tel Aviv, Israel. This past spring, I graduated from Xavier University with a double major in both Communications and Musical Theatre. Lik…

Summer 2021 Workum Interns

The Workum internship program selected 9 outstanding college students to spend the summer gaining real-world work experience, learning more about our Jewish community, and making great professional development strides at their respective organizations.

The Workum Fund Internship places co…