Onward Israel

Onward Israel is a unique and exciting program run by the Jewish Agency for Israel in partnership with Jewish Federation that provides young adults with an immersive and transformative resume building experience in Israel. It features:


  • internship opportunities
  • service learning
  • academic courses
  • fellowships

2017 Registration is Full!

Spend Eight Weeks in Tel Aviv

This summer a select group of young adults from northern New Jersey will intern at some of the most unique, innovative, and up-and- coming businesses in the world. They will intern four days a week alongside their Israeli peers while enjoying one day a week devoted to an Israeli educational experience. In their free time, they will explore Tel-Aviv’s amazing nightlife, beaches, and culture with others from their group and fellow Israelis!


Dates: June 14 - August 8, 2017

Cost: $500
Includes: 8 weeks room and board, insurance, transportation and program costs.

Participants are responsible for arranging their own flights.
Who is Eligible?
Onward Israel is open to college students or graduates aged 19-27 who are current residents of northern New Jersey or whose parents still live here. They also must have had one (only) previous short-term experience in Israel, such as Taglit-Birthright Israel or teen travel.  
For More Information:
Ethan Behling | 201-820-3955 | ethanb@jfnnj.org


Join the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s Onward Israel experience to develop professional skills, build your resume, and meet new people. As part of the Northern New Jersey Onward Israel experience, you will have the chance to enjoy Israeli home hospitality during one Shabbat in Nahariya, the Federation’s sister city. Opportunities will be available to learn about the northern New Jersey community’s investment in Israel and create Israeli engagement back in northern New Jersey through this experience.


2017 Registration is Full!