This Dentist Isn’t Scary

  This shout out has been long overdue. This week I met up with clients of ours in Raanana. Steve and Abbe Kutno made Aliyah last summer with their family. Steve met us at the NBN booth last year. He sat down with me at our table and asked me to convince him why our…

The 4 “Other” Questions and Answers

We’re all familiar with the famous 4 Questions and Answers that are sung during the Seder. I’d like to introduce you to a different set of questions and answers that are much less familiar. It’s a question that many of our Olim clients have asked their advisors at Olim Advisors. The question is the very…

Israeli School Lingo 101

One of our clients sent me a WhatsApp the other day expressing the importance of having a list of many Israeli terms and procedures relating to Aliyah with children and the Israeli school system. (Thank you Aimee for your valuable input). The list is a work in process and we welcome comments and additional points…

What is the solution???

  What is the solution???? I am a very big believer in the motto “every problem has a solution.” I watch family after family make Aliyah. Some come more financially secure, others less, some come alone, many come as a family. Each one of the Olim has their own difficulties. Dealing with Israeli bureaucracy again…

Aliyah Advice from a 12 year old

  When people are interested in making Aliyah, they look at grownup magazines and read stories about adult experiences of making Aliyah. But what about parents who have kids and are making Aliyah so that their kids have a great life in Israel? Why don’t you hear stories about making Aliyah from a KID’S perspective?…

A REALISTIC ALIYAH

You’ve just moved to a new country where you don’t speak the language, but you need to register your son for 3rd grade and your daughter for kindergarten. You also need a gas line put in your apartment, and you’ve signed a rental contract in a foreign language, not understanding a word. Whether someone came…