The Best Way to Transfer Money to Israel [My Unsolicited Review of TransferWise]

This is a post for my friends in Israel (or those who are just curious about the practical side of our life here)! If you live in Israel, but earn money -- or just have savings -- in the United States (or elsewhere), then you no doubt have … [Read more...]

Need a Rental Car in Israel? Get the Best Rates & Customer Service on Rental Cars

Disclosure: This is a paid advertisement. More information about ads can be found in my Disclosure Policy. Are you coming to Israel soon? One of the biggest costs (and stressors) is finding a rental car in Israel -- especially if you need a … [Read more...]

Yom HaZikaron

I share this story each year, because of all the tens of thousands of lives that are remembered today, on Israel's Memorial Day, this is the story that I know best. *** My husband moved to Israel from New Jersey the day after his 18th birthday. … [Read more...]

A Special Chanukah Recipe from Israel | Ta’amiyyah (Original Egyptian Falafel)

Gil Hovav is Israel’s leading culinary journalist, Gil Hovav has just released a brand new book translated into English, Candies from Heaven. In his native Israel, Gil Hovav is beloved as a special national cultural treasure. Now, finally, with … [Read more...]

Rental Cars in Israel ~ Best Rates + Customer Service

Are you planning a trip to Israel? Maybe for the chagim? Or to visit one of your children spending the year here? Or a family smicha? One of the biggest costs (and stressors) is finding a rental car in Israel -- especially if you need a … [Read more...]

Can We Talk?

Guys. Can we talk? I have something to tell you, but I've been holding it in, because I wasn't sure that I was ready to talk about it yet -- at least not in a big, public way. But it's time. I need to tell you. I feel like I've been lying to … [Read more...]

FREE! Cook in Israel Sweets, Holidays & Family Recipes Cookbook (Kindle Version)

FREE Kindle Book alert! Download Orly Ziv's Sweets, Holidays and Family Recipes - Israeli-Mediterranean Cookbook Kindle Edition for FREE! Just check the widget below to confirm that this ebook is still going for $0! Sweets, Holidays and … [Read more...]

8-Day Groupon Deal to Israel ~ As low as $999 for Airfare, Hotel & Tours

A few notes on this tour, which readers have shared with me: Children must be at least 8 years old Many of the travel days are on Shabbat - please check your dates carefully I have been told that the Cinema hotel in Tel Aviv has a dairy … [Read more...]

Supporting the Michael Levin (z”l) Lone Soldier Center

Today is one of the most solemn and important days in Israel: Yom HaZikaron, Israeli Memorial Day. A day to weep for, honor and remember the 23,544 fallen solders and 4128 victims of terror. If you have never been in Israel for Memorial Day, … [Read more...]

It’s a Giveaway & Review | Cérémonie Tea from Israel (Perfect for Sukkot)

One of my favorite ways to end a meal is with a cup of mint tea. I've never been too picky about the type of tea that I drink; but then last year I had the pleasure of drinking my first cup of Moroccan Mint Tea by Cérémonie Tea -- and I learned … [Read more...]