March 25, 2020

In light of the new COVID 19 lockdown regulations, many of us suddenly have a lot of empty time on our hands. You've always wanted to take up a new hobby, explore a certain topic, or learn that new skill. Well the time is now!

Here is a list of places to find FREE sourc...

March 18, 2020

It seems like there is a new update just about every second, and it is hard to keep track of what's what. To make matters worse, the fake news is literally spreading faster than the virus itself.

I've gathered some of my go-to places for reliable updates about the situa...

March 17, 2020

Surely you've heard by now - we've got a global pandemic on our hands and she goes by the name of Corona. Most countries are taking extreme measures to contain the spread of the virus, and it seems that little old Israel is on the forefront of that with travel restrict...

March 16, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our physical health is obviously extremely important. However, this is a very tricky time. Stress-levels are high, many of our worlds are being shaken by losing work, being forced into isolation, having our daily routines interrupted, and...

March 16, 2020

 We see people hoarding supplies (toilet paper mainly, but other stuff too!) and it can be quite frightening, especially when the Israeli government decided to shut down a large portion of society for the next 5 weeks. Don't worry, you will definitely still have acces...

March 16, 2020

Different communities are facing different types of needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. I understand that the Jerusalem community is one of them, so that is why i've gathered some resources from my go-to Jerusalem-savy sources in order to help you know where to get foo...

March 17, 2019

Where do I vote in Israel? How does the Israeli government work? Why do Israelis vote for parties, not candidates? Here 's your Israeli Elections English Guide.

October 27, 2018

So you're moving to Israel? And you're unemployed? Sounds about right! Israel might be a desert, but I have faith that you're gonna make it rain. With a little guidance you'll be on your way to making those shekels in no time.

October 8, 2018

HOW DID I GET HERE? It has been a pretty crazy journey from growing up in California with relatively minimal Judaism to deciding to build a life in the world’s only Jewish country.

SOME BASICS ON MY UPBRINGING: I grew up in Sacramento, California in a mixed family. One...

September 15, 2018

Something I'm quickly discovering is that one of the best ways to get to know this city is through the food. There seem to be endless amounts of must-try restaurants, killer happy hours, and a whole lot of night life to experience. Between limited funds and only 24...

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