About
Onward Israel

When you grow, so do your opportunities. Global experience gives you that extra competitive edge. Our programs take you Onward - personally and professionally - and allow you an authentic taste of modern day Israel while gaining experience and knowledge through an internship opportunity. Onward Israel is designed with the beginning in mind: The beginning of your success story. Start up your future in Israel.

Impact at A glance

Since its inception, Onward Israel has employed rigorous pre and post-program evaluation, designed to empirically assess the program's impact. The results are clear: Onward Israel works.

2000+

Number of Onward Israel participants in its most recent cohort in 2017.

265

Number of Onward Israel participants in the first cohort in 2012.

59%

Onward Israel alumni are 59% more likely to educate others about Israel than they were before their program.

71%

Number of Onward Israel participants attended the same or more Israel and Jewish activities and events after returning home, contrary to the general trend of declining engagement among college students.

3+

Demand is high: there are three applicants for every available spot on an Onward Israel program

from our
blog

Aug 11
Onward Israel Week 8

This post first appeared on Cincy Journeys. 40 hours later and we finally made it back to Cincinnati! What...

Aug 7
Emily: Onward Participant Spotlight

This post first appeared on JewishCleveland.org. My name is Emily Friedman and I am interning at...

Aug 6
Connecting with the Country

This post first appeared on Israel Campus Roundtable. As I reflect upon all the adventures I’ve had, I also...

Aug 4
Abby: Onward Participant Spotlight

This post first appeared on JewishCleveland.org. Hi! My name is Abby Nikiforovs and I am a rising senior at...

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