Opening A Bank Account

I wish I could say it has been smooth sailing since then, but the banking system here is more complicated than I can do justice to here.

My Visit To The Dentist

After days with no return call, I was desperate. My Israeli friends advised me to show up at the dental clinic as an “emergency case” and insist on being seen.

Choosing A Gan For My Daughter

Her eyes, however, were wide open, taking it all in. She was fascinated by the surrounding babies after our long indoor confinement.

Our First ‘Yom Kef’

As I watched my family devouring their ice cream cones on the walk back to the car, one thing was clear. My family was really enjoying their time in Israel.

Finding A Home In The Homeland

He advised us, though, that we didn’t need to be a “fryer” (a naive oleh) and accept the terms since everything in Israel is subject to negotiation.

Buying English Books In Israel

Generally, orders arrive in a matter of weeks. Little did I realize that due to coronavirus-related postal delays, our lift would arrive weeks before the books I ordered from this site!

Our First Blackout

Neighbors congregated in the building hallway to commiserate. Apparently, like cats on patios, power outages are a common part of life here in Israel – especially in the summer.

A New School

I spent the rest of the day wondering how he was doing. When I arrived for pickup, I was relieved to see his smiling face.

Israeli Ovens And Cats

Living for years in American apartments with either no laundry machine, or a shared laundry room, we had gotten used to planning our weekends around doing laundry.

Why Did I Move To Israel?

Why did I stuff my life into 15 duffle bags and fly with my husband and kids amidst an international pandemic to live halfway across the world?

In Search Of A Teudat Zehut

In an apparent effort to ensure both employee and public safety, only a limited number of people were being allowed into the building at a time.

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