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    22nd of July 2017

    Israeli Pride in a Land of Contrasts

    This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. ​As I enter the Carmel Olefins warehouse where I’m working this summer I am confronted with a sea of white bags spread out as far as the eye can see in the background. Each bag contains 25 kilograms of polyethylene or polypropylene and are proudly labeled “Made […]


    20th of July 2017

    The View From Here

    This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. Despite my pretty impressive sandal tan, quickly disappearing stipend and journal full of new memories, it’s hard to believe that we’re already more than halfway through the program! While I’ve explored a lot with Onward, with friends and on my own, there is still so much of […]


    18th of July 2017

    Conflict, Peace, and Power

    This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. Yet again, another amazing two weeks! I can’t believe we only have a few weeks left of living and working in this amazing country. I feel like I have just finished settling in to my new apartment with this amazing group of new friends that I am […]


    17th of July 2017

    Onward Israel Week 5

    This post first appeared on Cincy Journeys. This week, David Zanoni and Hannah Wise will tell us a little more about their internships and time here in Tel Aviv. Name: David Zanoni University: University of Cincinnati David is a research and analytics intern at a company called Signals Analytics. He is on the modeling team where he develops […]


    13th of July 2017

    Exploring the Country

    This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. This week, our trip took a break from our internships to travel for our first tiyul in the North. We did a river hike and rafted in the Jordan River, which was a spectacular failure for my raft-mates and me…it took us probably twice as long as […]


    11th of July 2017

    A Truly Holy Land

    This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. After nearly a month of living in The Holy Land I’ve been able to learn more about what makes Israel so holy. Through my previous four trips to Israel I’ve always experienced the holiness of Israel from the Jewish perspective. I’ve visited Safed, the home of Jewish […]


    10th of July 2017

    Onward Israel Week 4

    This post first appeared on Cincy Journeys. 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 Ginsburg, […]


    9th of July 2017

    Adventures and Love

    This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. After several more workdays, grocery runs in the shuk (market), and Shabbatot in Jerusalem, I finally made my way to the old city to see the light show. I pushed my way through mobs of people, took selfies in front of countless light exhibits and finally reached the Kotel. Exploring Jerusalem at […]


    7th of July 2017

    Exploring the Cultures

    This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. What an eventful two weeks! Coming into this program, I knew that I would learn a lot from my internship. However, I did not expect to learn so much from the program as well! Last week, we went on a trip to the south. We started at an […]


    3rd of July 2017

    Jam-Packed Action

    This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. My first two weeks in Israel were absolutely jam-packed.  Acclimating to the program was swift and easy. I was lucky enough to find roommates I became fast friends with, and soon after, I began my internship at the Jerusalem Post, which has definitely not been disappointing. Just […]