Onward Israel Fellowship Experience

The Onward Israel Negev Experience: What We Learned

One night during our stay in Mitzpe Ramon, our incredible tour guide, Yoash, and our great group leader, Rozi, led us on a night hike. When we finished, we all lay down and took in the vast starry sky, as this spot in the Negev is one of the last places left in the world where these stars ca…

The Onward Israel Negev Experience: Week 4

Week 4 was all about getting our hands dirty as we had the opportunity to build on and influence our experiences by volunteering and involving ourselves in the community of Ofakim. Greater MetroWest and Ofakim are partner communities, so it was important for us to see and get to know the cit…

The Onward Israel Negev Experience: Week 2

by Shira Gorelick

 

16 college students and young adults are experiencing Israel in a whole new way through Federation’s 6-week Onward Israel Negev Fellowship, which focuses on sustainable development in the Negev region, Israel’s “Final Frontier.” 

 

On the second week of the …

The Onward Israel Negev Experience: Week 1

by Shira Gorelick

 

The 16 Fellows of the Onward Israel Negev Fellowship of Greater MetroWest NJ, including myself, chose this six-week program because of our passion for the State of Israel’s future development. We’re aware that Israel is a relatively new nation, and we want to make I…