December 5, 2016
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This Year, Have a Miraculous Chanukah!

Learn about the most exciting things to do during Chanukah in Israel! Family friendly activities and events that will appeal to adults and children alike
December 7, 2016
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The Aluminum Show Comes to Jerusalem

This fantastic avante-garde production is coming to Jerusalem! The show uses industrial materials as props and has been called "hypnotic" by reviewers
December 7, 2016
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Festival of Lights – Do it Right

This guide will tell you where to go for the optimal menorah lighting experience in Jerusalem, from the Annual Torch Relay to scenic walking tours
March 7, 2017
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Purim Parties of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

Purim in Israel is a very special time for everyone! Here are some amazing events and parties designed for Anglos in Israel
March 23, 2017
Jeru-Sitters babysitting agency provides English-speaking sitters to families visiting from the US

Jeru-Sitters

This Jerusalem-based babysitting agency interviews and screens the sitters for you, so you can enjoy your vacation knowing your children are in good hands
April 3, 2017
Family-friendly pesach events in Israel

Pesach Events in Israel 2017

Here are some of the best and most exciting Passover events in Israel this year that you and your family won't want to miss!
April 3, 2017

Kosher for Pesach Restaurants in Jerusalem

We want to make sure you eat well this Passover - that's why we compiled a list of Jerusalem restaurants that will be open and Kosher for passover this year
April 3, 2017
List of Tel Aviv restaurants that will be open over Passover and kosher l'pesach 2017

Kosher for Pesach Restaurants in Tel Aviv

Here are a bunch of amazing and delicious Tel Aviv restaurants that will be open over Chol Hamoed and Kosher for Passover!
April 9, 2017

Jerusalem’s Best Spa Treatments

All you need to know about Jerusalem's best spas and treatment centers and how to book your special Pesach massage this year
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
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.
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
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“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, […]
November 7, 2017

“The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving In Israel”

The time is near. Turkeys have filled the poultry aisles, sweet potato pies have sold out at Walmart, Black Friday […]
November 27, 2017

Chanukah or Hanukkah?

Winter has arrived and we all know what that means…Chanukah or is it Hanukkah? This is the long debated question…Let’s […]
December 4, 2017

Enjoy These Amazing DIY Hanukkah Crafts
Say Goodbye To Boredom

You don’t have to play a dreidel game and only the dreidel game. These are easy DIY hanukkah projects that everyone can enjoy. Here are our top picks!!!