The Perfect Taste of Israel! “Shuk” Surprise Pack of 6 Spices — $35 Shipped (from Israel!)

Wow! I love this! If you are missing Israel these days, here is a perfect way to bring a beautiful taste of Israel to your table! Eating Around Israel sells a wide range of organic, kosher, handcrafted spices, carefully curated from the best of … [Read more...]

COVID-19 & Travel Restrictions to Israel

Update (March 9, 2 pm EST): At 8 pm in Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu announced that anyone entering Israel from abroad (any country) will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon their arrival. The decision is not retroactive (meaning, if … [Read more...]

Can I Afford to Make Aliyah? (Personal Finance Insights for New Olim)

If you're thinking about making aliyah, you've probably asked yourself: Can I really afford to live in Israel? You're not alone: One of the biggest worries for people making aliyah is personal finance. And with good reason. According to the … [Read more...]

FREE Webinar for Olim (& anyone Aliyah-Interested) about Health Care in Israel

Are you making aliyah – or have you recently made aliyah – and find yourself with a lot of questions about health insurance in Israel? It can be a huge change – and source of confusion – for new olim, who are used to very different insurance … [Read more...]

Family-Friendly Day Trips in the Center of Israel (Passover 2019)

After taking two wonderful in-country vacations this year – to the south over Sukkot Chol HaMoed and to the north over Chanukah break – we decided to plan some low-key staycation activities for Chol HaMoed Pesach. Since we live in the center of … [Read more...]

Join me for the FREE Aliyah Webinar with Olim Advisors

Are you planning to make aliyah? Do you know someone who is? This is for you! I am teaming up with my dear friend Lara from Olim Advisors to host a FREE webinar next Sunday, March 17 at 11 am EST about making aliyah. Lara is the ultimate expert … [Read more...]

Are You Making Aliyah? Here are 13 Products You Should Definitely Pack On Your Lift! (& 5 More to Consider!)

Do you remember this post about products to stockpile before making Aliyah? I can’t believe it's been seven years since I wrote that! Now that my family is eighteen months into our “re”-aliyah, I’ve been asked by a KOAB reader who is making aliyah … [Read more...]