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    22nd of October 2021

    Camp Counselor Program: Covid-19 Information

    Entry & Quarantine Requirements: Currently, in accordance with the State of Israel’s regulations, only participants that fall into one of the two categories below will be granted entrance to Israel: Vaccinated Individuals: Individuals who have received at least two doses of the vaccination (with the exception of Johnson & Johnson which only requires one dose). […]


    29th of January 2020

    JELF: Jewish Educational Loan Fund

    Check out this amazing opportunity for qualifying students getting ready to go on Onward Israel. Mission JELF (Jewish Educational Loan Fund) provides interest-free loans for Jewish students in need to meet their post-high school, educational goals. Undergrad, graduate, vocational and/or technical school students are eligible to apply. Applicants must • Have filled out the FAFSA […]


    31st of July 2019

    Focus on Development

    by Elliot Karp Bay Area Reception Thanks to the generosity of the Jim Joseph and Koret Foundations, Onward Israel will host a reception on September 19th for San Francisco Bay Area friends interested in learning more about Onward Israel and how they can philanthropically support our growing program.  For more information please contact Elliot Karp, […]


    4th of April 2019

    A Lot of Good Stuff Coming Around the Corner

    You should definitely not get the impression that the Future IL event is the only exciting innovation of our upcoming summer. We are excited about new Breakout Shabbaton opportunities, the new framework of the Chug Activities module, in which programs will meet together and participants will be able to use from a number of exciting […]


    4th of April 2019

    The Internship May Be Just the First Step

    One of the most exciting components of this year’s program is the Future IL job and opportunity fair in which Onward Israel is a proud partner.  This event, to be held on June 24 at the Tel Aviv Fair Grounds, will focus on engaging  thousands of young adults from around the world, particularly those already […]


    4th of April 2019

    And the Summer Promises to Be

    As we enter the final third of our recruitment season, we continue to be very proud of continued strong recruitment and registration. Overall- registration is up 13% over last year to date and confirmations are up an even stronger almost 20% to date. As I write these words, over 4100 people have applied for this […]


    4th of April 2019

    A Rainy and Fertile Winter it Was

    Israel was blessed this year with a good amount of rain and precipitation- always a valuable commodity here in the Middle East. And Onward Israel was blessed with its largest ever winter cohort- 405 participants in 11 different programs, an increase of over 31% from 2018. Three of those programs- internship programs for North Americans […]


    27th of July 2017

    The Onward Israel App

    The Onward Israel App The Onward Israel App, designed exclusively for participants and alumni of Onward Israel, is now available in the Apple App Store and on Google Play! The App allows for connection with fellow participants and alumni, features job opportunity announcements, clues users in to exciting events in Israel and beyond, and much […]


    10th of July 2017

    Contact Us

    Our office will be closed in observance of Labor Day and Rosh Hashana from Monday, September 6 – Wednesday, September 8. For general inquiries about applications or non-emergency issues regarding current participants in Israel, please email inquiries@onwardisrael.org and we will respond upon our return to the office. For urgent matters or emergencies related to Onward […]