The Beauty of Israel & Its People

September 17, 2017
APP Land

“Top Must Have Apps While In Israel”

Since making Aliyah I have become a daily user of all of these apps and can not tell you how much they have helped me along the way. I hope that you can also benefit from them.
September 14, 2017
love seminary

“How To Survive Your First Weeks In Israel”

You may be beginning to adjust and calm down, and you may not be there just yet (which is also okay). You’re probably in disbelief that you’re actually here, in Israel, and that you won’t be home for months. You’re exhausted and you’re moody and that’s okay. We’re here to remind you that everything you’re going through is completely NORMAL. You don’t need to believe me just yet, but this really will be an incredible year. A year of fun, a year of laughs, a year of new friendships, and a year of growth. You definitely made the right decision by coming to Israel this year.
September 11, 2017
we are united

“Five Extraordinary Things To See And Do Over Sukkot”

After you managed the recent and intense Rosh Hashanah and fasting for 25 hours over the soulful and introspection of Yom Kippur, the time has now […]
September 7, 2017
Always Connected

“Think That Your Smartphone Can do It All?Think Again”

So your coming to Israel for the chaggim; how can you stay connected both in Israel and with your family back home? This article will give you tips on how to stay connected no matter where you may be.
September 4, 2017
BFF

“How To Deal With Feeling Homesick”

How to cope with homesickness--don't worry it's totally normal and we have all been there! Hope these few tips can help you...I have personally tried each and every tip out, I can't promise a miracle, but hopefully a little boost.
August 29, 2017

“How To Budget Your Gapper’s Year In Israel”

Planning for your child’s gap year to Israel is an exciting time, however, dealing with all of the logistical planning can become overwhelming. One main practicality […]
August 22, 2017

“How To Pack For Your Gap Year In Israel”

Deciding what gap year travel kit to take on your adventures is initially straightforward. You’ll probably begin by selecting everything you’ve ever owned, piling it all on your […]
August 21, 2017

“What To Leave Behind On Your Year In Israel”

Packing for a beach vacation is easy: sunscreen, sandals, swimsuit, sunglasses, something else starting with S and you’re all set! Packing for six months or even […]
August 15, 2017

“Why Mobile Hotspots Are Amazing When Traveling to Israel”

Traveling to Israel is totally amazing! Until you come home to that huge cellphone bill. Read this guide before you go anywhere. Okay I am just […]
August 14, 2017
globally connected

“How To Stay Connected While In Israel”

Today nearly half of all teenagers in the United States check their social media several times per day. Facebook trumps Twitter for teens, with 68 percent […]
August 9, 2017

“Deciding to Take a Gap Year In Israel”

So, you just graduated from high school--congrats! It's time for you to take a gap year in Israel. Now is your time to do with what you please, seize the day and take that adventure.
August 7, 2017

“Top Tips for Parents Whose Kids Are Planning their Gap Year”

We want both you and your child to make the most of their gap year. I hope this blog is able to be both supportive as well as informative.
August 3, 2017

“Missing Coffee: Don’t Stress”

Do you love drinking coffee? Missing your favorite spot back home? I know where your at--no need to stress out. I'v been there, as a huge coffee addict, my search to find the perfect place to chill, grab a coffee and some friend time, took me ages. So trust me, these are the places that you want to check out.
July 31, 2017
Keep it Light

“Best Tips for Breaking Your Fast”

Here are some useful tips that I have found to help breakfast.
July 28, 2017
Re - living History

Connecting With The Past During The Nine Days

It's a bit hard to mourn and connect with the past and to something that happened a long time ago. Here are some things that make it more meaningful.
July 27, 2017

“Tips for an Easy Fast”

How can you get through the fast in a calm and healthy manner. This blog will help you prepare for the upcoming fast and what to expect.
July 26, 2017

“Getting in Touch with Nature During the Nine Days”

How to spend the Nine Days? Why not take this opportunity to connect with your country on a deeper level. I hope that this blog which connects nature with a crucial part of Israeli history, can help you do that.
July 25, 2017

“How To Survive A Year In Israel: Top 10 Things To Do In Tel Aviv”

In my opinion, here are the best places to check out while staying in Tel-Aviv. This is an amazing city that always has something new going on!
July 20, 2017

“Staying in Israel On A Budget”

Growing up, our lodging options were a) stay at grandma’s house up north or b) rent a hotel for a week. The good news is that today […]
July 16, 2017

Welcome To The Dead Sea

The waters and environs of the Dead Sea are therapeutic thanks to its heavy salt and mineral content, nearby mineral-rich beach mud, and surrounding air, which are highly cleansing for dermatological, respiratory, or nervous system ailments. And in any case, it’s simply rejuvenating for even the healthiest person.
July 11, 2017

“Getting Around Israel: Public Transportation Tips”

This little Middle Eastern country is just a tiny dot on the map of the world, but once inside its borders, Israel offers an incredible amount […]
July 5, 2017
Best Snacks

“How To Survive A Year In Israel:Top Must Have Israeli Snacks”

  So You have been in Israel for a few weeks, and have run out of your favorite food products that you brought with you. Now what? […]
July 5, 2017
Hebrew Slang

“How To Survive A Year In Israel: Top Hebrew ‘Slang’ That You Can’t Live Without”

June 26, 2017
Community: Year in Israel

“How To Survive A Year In Israel: A Beginners Guide”

Panicked, Stressed and Confused. Let Me Put Your Mind At Ease -- Going Over the Essentials to Surviving Your Year in Israel!
May 15, 2017

Top 10 Music Festivals in Israel 2017

Israel is a tiny country filled to the brim with culture: from art and theater to dance and food, and, of course, lots of music. The […]
May 11, 2017

Lag Ba’Omer Experience in Israel

Like most Jewish holidays, Lag Ba'Omer is taken very seriously in Israel. Plan your Lag Ba'Omer adventure with this list of events
May 8, 2017

Jerusalem’s Live Music Scene May 2017

It's spring, and Jerusalem's music scene is coming alive! Here is your special introduction to the alternative music scene in Jerusalem
May 8, 2017

Top 5 Unique Places To Visit In Israel

No matter how much you get to do and see during your Israel trip, there's always more! Here are 5 places and activities that are super special
May 8, 2017
Amazing futuristic inventions by 5 Israeli startups

5 Israeli Startups that Prove The Future is Here

Delivery drones, 3D augmented reality, and instant phone chargers are here. Introducing: The Future, brought to you by Israel's Startup Nation!
May 7, 2017

5 Extraordinary Restaurants In Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

Among the innumerable restaurants of Israel, some stand out as being exceptionally unique, perfect for when you're in the mood for something special