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 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 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 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 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.
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 14, 2017
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“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 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 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 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 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 […]
September 4, 2017
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“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.
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 11, 2017
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“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 […]
September 14, 2017
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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 26, 2017
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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.
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, […]
October 16, 2017

The Top Must See Sites at the Sea of Galilee

Northern Israel is definitely one of the most beautiful and diverse areas in the country, and a magnet for adventure lovers. For me, northern Israel is the antithesis of Tel Aviv; quiet, serene, and peaceful. This blog will give you all the insights about the best places to see and do.
October 19, 2017
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Are You Becoming Israeli?
The Israeli Style of Communication

Israelis are known to be direct and to the point. Israeli’s live by the motto kulanu mishpacha. And just like in a good family, there are no secrets.
October 22, 2017
Fall into Fall

Israel And It’s Magical Autumn

Fall in Israel is the best time to take in the beauty of the country while the weather is at its finest. Here are some great suggestions on what to see.