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October 10, 2017

An Insider’s Story: The Hidden Events Over Sukkot

Wow, another holiday. Not a surprise during this time of the year, There’s just so many of them! Anyways, Sukkot, […]
September 26, 2017
celebrate this time

Must Knows to Survive the Chaggim

I know that celebrating your first Chaggim away from home can be a lonely and isolating experience, but, it doesn't have to be. This is the perfect time to reach out to friends that you haven't spoken to in awhile, try out a new place in Israel to spend the  Chag, or just take the time to reflect on just how amazing it is to be able to spend these extraordinary and powerful Chaggim in Israel.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]
July 11, 2017

Getting Around Israel: How To Survive Public Transportation

This little Middle Eastern country is just a tiny dot on the map of the world, but once inside it’s confusing borders, Israel offers an incredible amount of diverse things to do, unique scenery and incredible activities. Getting from place to place or city to city, this blog will help you navigate your way across this amazing little country.
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 […]
July 5, 2017
Hebrew Slang

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!