Dispelling Some Aliyah Myths

Myth: In order to succeed professionally in Israel, you must have fluent Hebrew. Not true. There are many options for English-language skills in Israel. Not to deny that Hebrew fluency is helpful. English Language + English Business Culture = Value in the Israeli Market Watch this webinar to learn about the exciting professional opportunities that... Continue Reading →

Living the Prophecy, What a Zechiyah!

This article first appeared on Avira D'Eretz Israel and is reprinted here with their permission. by Yiddy Lebovits, Romema, Yerushalayim I grew up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, and attended the Spinka and then the Satmar cheider there. While learning in Satmar, I learned first-hand their unbelievable quest to do chessed, collect tzedakah for others, and... Continue Reading →

How to Neutralize Aliyah Culture Shock

By Ariella Bracha Waldinger Adjusting to Life in Israel Adjusting to life in Israel follows a normal process of ups and downs. When you first arrive, you may go through a period of adjustment called “Aliyah Culture Shock.” Wikipedia defines culture shock as “an experience a person may have when moving to a new cultural environment... Continue Reading →

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