Tag: aliyah

  • When you make aliya “… you will be a Jew – not Jewish”

    Our aliya process is very much a work in progress. This list of aliya “facts” is a little funny and I’ll find out in a few years how true they are but one stands out for me.

  • Those crazy, early months as a learner Israeli

    Bibi is another learner Israeli who arrived here about 3 months ago. She is blogging about her experiences and, when I read her latest post, it reminds me what we experienced a few months ago (and still do).

  • Sarah @TuttleSinger on making the choice to be Israeli

    I enjoyed Sarah Tuttle-Singer’s interview about her move to Israel with two small children and her choice to be Israeli.

  • Tips for new Olim moving to Israel

    Our friends have been asking us about our move to Israel late last year so I started preparing a list of tips that have helped us and thought I’d share them. First, a little disclaimer: These tips don’t replace advice you get from the various agencies and Israeli Ministries that have published terrific guides and […]

  • I started posting more to Facebook when we moved to Israel about 2 weeks ago. Most of my posts were (and remain) intended for my friends and family so I share those posts just with them. That is why I haven’t blogged nearly as much about our move. I resisted using Facebook for a long […]

  • Finally home in Israel where we belong

    Facebook’s well meaning year end round-up isn’t appealing to everyone. It is supposed to present an upbeat summary of a positive 2014 but 2014 wasn’t a positive year for many people. It was a terrible year for me in many respects and were it not for my family and where we have wound up, 2014 […]