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    20th of August 2018

    Q&A with Gabby from Onward Israel Pittsburgh

    How’d you hear about Onward Israel? I heard about it from a sorority sister at my school, we were talking about doing things for the summer and looking for an internship and she told me that she had a really great experience dong Onward the summer before. Where do you go to school? I going […]


    26th of July 2018

    Guide to Jerusalem

    WHERE TO EAT: Brunch/Lunch Tmol Shilshom Yoel Moshe Salomon 5 Café Kadosh Slomtzion Street 6 Nocturno Bezalel 7 Café Nadi Shmuel HaNagid 5 Café de Paris Sderot Ben Maimon 1 Azura HaEshkol 4 (A must-go-to for lunch!) Friday Brunch Buffet: Café Rimon Lunz 4 Piccolino Yoel Moshe Salomon 12 Vegan: Village Green Yoel Moshe Salomon […]


    23rd of July 2018

    Daniel S.: Onward Participant Spotlight

    This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. Daniel Shoham, Brandeis University ’20, is interning this summer with Neot Geriatric Hospital with Onward Israel Boston, Haifa.  I feel as though my internship at the geriatric hospital is just starting to pick up. Upon arriving at the hospital, I don’t think the purpose of occupational therapy was […]


    12th of July 2018

    Eating in Israel on a Budget

    One highlight of spending the summer in Israel is getting to immerse yourself in one of the best food scenes in the world. But as a summer intern, still a college student or a recent grad, and maybe this is even your first time living on your own in an apartment, budgeting for food can […]


    3rd of July 2018

    Getting Acquainted With Israel

    Sometimes, there are things in Israel that simply take a while to get used to. We created this list so you know what to expect as some of these differences. Flexibility The most important reminder is to be adaptable. Approach everything with an open mind and be open to change and new ideas. Things are […]


    26th of June 2018

    Guide to White Night

    Don’t be alarmed if the streets of Tel Aviv seem particularly lively on Thursday June 28th, it’s White Night! White Night, or Laila Lavan in Hebrew, is a city-wide party that has been a tradition since 2003 when UNESCO declared Tel Aviv’s “White City” a World Heritage Site for its culture and architecture. The city will […]


    1st of June 2018

    The Camp Counselor Program

    My name is Amanda Kaplan, and I’m from Sharon, Massachusetts and I have been living and working in Israel for the past two weeks on the Onward Israel Camp Counselor program. After Onward Israel, I am returning to Camp Yavneh, a Jewish overnight camp in Northwood, New Hampshire, for my tenth summer to work as […]


    13th of February 2018

    Onward Inspired: Danielle Margiotta

    Danielle grew up in Montville, New Jersey. The middle daughter of two computer science majors, Danielle chose to major in studio art. “This was way out of my family’s comfort zone,” says Danielle laughing. During her sophomore year, and upon her brother Derek’s graduation from college (finance major), the two siblings decided to do a […]


    12th of February 2018

    CEO Corner: The New Onward App

    Taking Connection to the Next Level Available in the Apple App Store and on Google Play, the app is downloaded by participants before they come on their program and stays with them long after they return home. The Onward Israel App is a gateway to the program and to Israel. It offers exciting opportunities for […]


    8th of February 2018

    Summer Registration Takes Off

    Eighty programs will be running this summer, from Haifa in the north to Be’ersheva in the south. The scope of programs has grown, and participants can choose from a broad range of internship experiences. These include arts and culture, communications and social media, computer science and start-ups, diversity and social justice, sustainability and green energy […]