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To Israel and Back: A Journey Home

Hagit Limor is a longtime Cincinnati television reporter and associate professor of electronic media at the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music. She was one of 508 Cincinnatians who traveled together on the 2016 Cincinnati Congregation and Community Israel Mission, which included participants from nine different Cincinnati congregations. It was the largest Israel mission in Cincinnati’s history… Read More

Finding home 6,000 miles from Cincinnati

This op-ed is part of a series profiling the recent 2016 Cincinnati Congregation and Community Israel Mission. Funded in part by the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati and organized by the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, the 10-day trip included more than 500 people from nine different Cincinnati congregations, representing Orthodox, Conservative, Reform and Humanistic movements of Judaism. It was the largest Israel mission in Cincinnati’s history… Read More

2 College Students from Area Intern in Israel

Two Warren County college students spent two months this summer as interns in Israel.

Mason High School graduate Josh Greenfield and Kings High School graduate Matt Liebowitz were part of a group of 14 college students from across the greater Cincinnati area who took part in Onward Israel, a program that places Jewish students in internships in their chosen fields of study in Tel Aviv… Read More

Innovation Meets Tradition: The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Fellows Program

Like many other vocations, the rabbinate has changed and rabbinical education needs to change as well. The HUC-JIR/Cincinnati campus is being transformed by a visionary service learning project funded by the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati… Read More

The Jewish Foundation Promotes Israel HERE for Student Participants

On Friday, September 25, student travelers now in 11th and 12th grade departed from the Mayerson JCC to spend Shabbat together at Camp Livingston. 86 high school students had the opportunity to travel to Israel this past summer on a minimum three–week, educational trip using Cincy Journeys grants funded by The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati… Read More