Community Profiles

  • Acco

    Acco is a bustling coastal city in northern Israel with a unique sense of ancient history, modern amenities, parks culture and community.

  • Adam

    Yishuv Adam was founded in 1982 by a group of secular Israelis who were looking to stay in a close vicinity to Jerusalem, yet have a higher quality of life. Out of the Yishuvim in the Binyamin area, it is the closest to Jerusalem. Being a 7 minute drive to the city and affordable housing has made it attractive to all segments of society.

  • Aderet

    Moshav Aderet was founded by North African immigrants in the early 1960’s. Thirteen years ago, Phase one of the Moshav expansion was completed, and has since blossomed into a diverse and tolerant religious community of approximately 45 young Israeli and English-speaking religious families.

  • Afula

    Afula was founded with a vision of becoming a hub city for residents of Emek Yizrael. The city has a relaxed and friendly feel, which complements the quality of life it offers its residents. Its mix of old and new is reflected in its architecture, which includes historic buildings alongside new construction.

  • Alon Shvut

    Alon Shvut was founded in 1970 with the goal of creating an intimate Torah community centered around Yeshivat Hesder Har Etzion. Many of the students and the teachers of the Yeshiva have made Alon Shvut their home.

  • Arad

    Arad borders on the Judean Desert and the Negev. It is 48 km East of Be’er Sheva and 24 km west of the Dead Sea. The city was founded in 1962 as the first planned city in the State of Israel, and it offers its residents a high quality of life and a vibrant, lively community. It is known as a safe city and an ideal place to raise children.

  • Ariel

    Ariel, also known as the capitol of the Shomron region, is a well planned community established over thirty years ago by Ron Nachman.

  • Armon HaNatziv

    Armon HaNatziv, previously the headquarters of the British high commissioner in 1933, is one of 5 neighborhoods that was built after the Six-Day War to envelop Jerusalem. Located in southeastern Jerusalem, Armon HaNatziv is within walking distance of the Arnona and Baka neighborhoods.

  • Arnona – North Talpiot

    Arnona is a neighborhood in southern Jerusalem, situated between the neighborhoods of Talpiot and Ramat Rachel. It has a rural feeling, yet is located in a city – a relatively unusual combination. It is a family-oriented community with religious, traditional and secular families.

  • Ashdod

    This fifty-year-old beach-side community is the fifth largest city in Israel. The active ports of Ashdod have made the city a household name for most new immigrants who are bringing their possessions to Israel by boat.

  • Ashkelon

    The ancient Biblical city of Ashkelon is today a beautiful community of 110,000 residents, nestled on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea

  • Avtalyon

    Founded in 1986, Avtalyon is considered one of the younger Misgav communities. Most of the adults are “Thirty Something” and there are 140 children in the community aged 0-18.

  • Baka (Geulim)

    Baka is situated between the German Colony and Talpiot in southern Jerusalem. The population ranges from  Orthodox to  secular. 

  • Bar Yochai

    Bar Yochai is a religious, Zionist community named after Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, author of the Zohar, whose grave is located on Moshav Meron just a few minutes from the Yishuv.

  • Be’er Sheva

    The Northern Negev region is booming. Today it takes only an hour to get from Be’er Sheva to Tel Aviv by road or rail (Jerusalem – 1.5 hours). The upgrading of the railway system and the building of the Route 6 Highway allow those who work in the center of Israel to easily commute. Both the building of the Army’s City of Training Bases, Ir HaBahadim, and the development of private industry in Be’er Sheva and the surrounding areas are contributing to this growth.

  • Beit Rimon

    The history of Beit Rimon began in 1979, when a group of pioneers from England – together with a Nachal army group and the Kibbutz Hadati Movement – moved to a hill on the Turan mountain range, and made it their home. Beit Rimon was established as a classic Kibbutz and later underwent a privatization process to become a “new style” Kibbutz.

  • Beit She’an

    The city of Beit–She’an is situated in the center of the valley of Beit–She’an, and is spread out over an area of 700 square kilometers of which 155 are a national park in the north of the city.

  • Beit Shemesh

    Since 1991, when the first English-speaking residents moved to the Sheinfeld neighborhood in Beit Shemesh, there has been an exponential growth of English speakers. The English speaking population has grown to be a significant presence on the Beit Shemesh scene in areas such as commerce, politics, and volunteerism. Yet the beauty of being an Oleh resident of Beit Shemesh is that you join Olim from Russia, Ethiopia, France and other European countries to become part of a vibrant mosaic of the “Ingathering of the Exiles.”

  • Beitar Illit

    For those who live in the area, the development of the city of Beitar has seemed almost miraculous. Before 1990, the current city consisted of a few caravans. In the short period of thirteen years,

  • Binyamina – Givat Ada

    When it comes to proximity to places of employment, Binyamina may well be Israel’s most strategically situated town. A short, direct train ride from Tel Aviv and Haifa, Binyamina is also a short bus trip to the hi-tech and biotech centers of Yokneam and Caesaria.

  • Caesarea

    Caesarea is a beautiful seaside community located halfway between Tel Aviv and Haifa. There is a strong community spirit in the town, and many projects have been organized to strengthen the residents’ sense of belonging.

  • Dimona

    This southern city, known to English speakers for decades as a backwater development town, has begun a wonderful process of transforming itself into a city that is now ready to absorb Olim from Western countries.

  • Efrat

    Efrat has long been a popular destination for English-speaking Olim. The community offers excellent schools, a close proximity to Jerusalem, a supportive community and a wide range of services.

  • Eilat

    Eilat is the most southern of Israel’s cities and is well known as a holiday resort and port on the Red Sea. Eilat is currently home to approximately 46,600 residences. Through various development plans the government wants to increase this number to 150,000 residences and declare Eilat a metropolitan area within the coming years.

  • Ein Hanatziv

    Kibbutz Ein Hanatziv, located in the Beit Shean Valley, is named after Rabbi Tzvi Yehudah Berlin, whose initials form the acronym by which he is known — the Natziv from Volozhin.

  • El Rom

    Kibbutz El Rom was originally founded in 1971, by a seed group of pioneers from the Machanot Olim Zionist youth movement.

  • Elad

    Founded in 1998, this town received the status of a city in 2008, making it the largest, exclusively religious city in Israel. Designed to be family-oriented, this planned community includes many parks and affordable, larger apartments.

  • Elazar

    When asked to describe their community, residents of Elazar choose words like “warm”, “hevrati” (social), and “diverse”. Each of these words captures a different quality of this Yishuv. Yishuv Elazar began as a cooperative moshav established by North American Olim in 1975.

  • Eshchar

    Eshchar is a community village in the Misgav region of the Western Galilee where both religious and secular residents live together in harmony and mutual respect. The community’s aim is to live in

  • Even Shmuel

    Even Shmuel is fast becoming a prime destination for Dati Leumi Olim. The Yishuv is currently growing at a robust pace, and the first wave of English-speaking Olim have already settled in. Founded in 1956 with 100 families, Even Shmuel is currently in the middle of a major expansion project. 280 families are in the process of building homes and moving into the community. Many have already moved in.

  • French Hill

    French Hill is located in Northern Jerusalem. It was established in the early 1970’s after the unification of the city in the Six Day War and it connected western Jerusalem with Mount Scopus,

  • Ganei Modiin

    Ganei Modiin is a 500-plus family bedroom community just north of Modiin, enjoying beautiful views of the Ben Shemen forest. Over the past few years a fast-growing influx of American olim and religious Zionist families have transformed the neighborhood.

  • Gedera

    Founded in 1884, Gedera is one of the oldest cities in the country. In fact, its main street in the old section of the town is a legally preserved area. Currently at 18,000 residents, Gedera will reach its maximum of 50,000 within the next two decades.

  • Givat Shmuel

    In recent years, Givat Shmuel has become a popular alternative for young professionals and families. Located in the center of Israel, Givat Shmuel is flanked on all sides by major highways which allow convenient travel to other parts of the country.

  • Givat Zeev

    Givat Zeev was established in 1983 with an initial group of 100 founding families, and it has since grown to include over 11,000 residents. The community is expected to expand to a size of 20,000 residents by the end of this decade.

  • Golan

    The communities on the Golan offer a high quality of life. The Golan is known to be one of the most beautiful areas in Israel, with excellent weather: evenings bring cooler air, while summer days are hot and dry. The area has many hiking trails,

  • Hadera

    Hadera, the largest city in the Hof HaCarmel region, prides itself on the lush ‘green’ space which is meticulously cultivated throughout the city. A forest in the southern end of Hadera provides the residents with a beautiful recreational haven within walking distance.

  • Haifa

    Israel’s third largest city, Haifa overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and provides easy access to all other parts of the country. It offers a wide array of communities, job opportunities, and resources for new Olim.

  • Har Halutz

    Har Halutz is a community village in the central Galilee, situated at the top of a steep escarpment close to the Tefen Industrial Park. The village was established in 1985 by a core group of families from the United States who are affiliated with Reform Judaism. Har Halutz provides an open, warmhearted, pluralistic and multi-age community.

  • Har Nof

    The Har Nof community was first established on the western-most hill of Jerusalem in the early 1980s and, as its name implies, this “mountain with a view” overlooks a spectacular vista of the Jerusalem Forest and the Judean Hills . It has since grown into a thriving, bustling neighborhood of over 20,000 people.

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    There are few Yishuvim that are as centrally located as Hashmonaim, a 28 year-old Yishuv that is a popular destination for religious, English-speaking Olim. The community is warm, close-knit, and offers a multi-cultural experience in a small-town atmosphere. Many of the young-married children and their families rent and remain in the community.

  • Hatzor Haglilit

    Hatzor Haglilit is a young, warm and welcoming community ready to absorb new residents from all over the world. Located in the beautiful Upper Galilee, the town offers affordable housing and cost of living, excellent access to public transportation all over Israel, and a full range of services

  • Hazorim

    Moshav Hazorim was founded in 1939 as one of the original “Homah U’Migdal” (“Wall and Tower”) settlements, before the founding of the State of Israel. Situated 30 meters below sea level in the Yavniel Valley (between Tiberias and Yavniel), Moshav Hazorim has a beautiful, uninterrupted view of the Galil, with low mountains in the backdrop and open rolling fields surrounding the Moshav.

  • Hispin

    Founded in 1977, Hispin is considered the hub for religious communities in the area. Approximately 200 families (including 630 children) live in Hispin; and the Yishuv is expected to grow to a total of 250 families.

  • Hod Hasharon

    Hasharon, a city in the southern Sharon region, was founded in 1964 when several small farming villages were unified into one city. It retains a feeling of a Moshava with lots of parks and even some orchards. This upscale city has a population which is mostly traditional and secular, while there is also a small Orthodox community.

  • Homat Shmuel (Har Homa)

    Often referred to as Har Homa, Homat Shmuel is a relatively new community in Jerusalem. In it’s first ten years, it has grown to about 25,000 residents. The popularity of Homat Shmuel stems from its close proximity to the center of Jerusalem, its lower housing costs, and suburban atmosphere. Many small and large parks as well as playgrounds can be found throughout the city. A picturesque promenade, encircling the hillside, connects the larger parks together. Many apartments which face southwest have a view of Herodian.

  • Hoshaya

    In 1981, on a hill overlooking the ruins of the Talmudic village of Tzippori, halfway between Haifa and Tiberius, a group of pioneers moved into caravans and established the Yishuv Hoshaya. Thirty two years later, the Yishuv is a thriving community,

  • Jerusalem

    Ranging from the historic Jewish Quarter of the Old City to ‘yuppy’ Katamon and Baka, suburban Har Nof and Pisgat Zeev, and bohemian Nachlaot, Jerusalem really does have something to offer everyone. The diverse community and lifestyle options means that you can find everything from a home in a quiet residential neighborhood to an apartment that’s right in the middle of the action. Whatever neighborhood of Jerusalem you choose, you are sure to be surrounded by fascinating sights, interesting people and all of the amenities of a modern city.

  • Karmiel

    The beautiful city of Karmiel lies on the road between Acre and Tzfeat. With a population of 50,000, it offers the amenities of a big city while still providing a small-town atmosphere and scenic surroundings.

  • Karnei Shomron

    Karnei Shomron is a sprawling regional center, located midway between present day Alfei Menashe and Kedumim—on the border between where the tribes of Ephraim and Menashe lived in Biblical times.

  • Katamonim

    Katamonim, also known as the Gonenim, is a Jerusalem neighborhood, located in the Southeast section of the city, tucked between the Pat Junction and Old Katamon. The area is attracting younger couples and singles that cannot afford Old Katamon prices, but want to be in walking distance of “the action.”

  • Katzrin

    Katzrin, located in the heart of the Golan Heights, is surrounded by breathtaking views: to the south, the enchanting scenery of the Sea of Galilee; to the north, Mt. Hermon in all its majesty and to the west, the rolling green hills of the Galil.

  • Kedar

    Kedar was founded 22 years ago, in the middle of what was then desert. Since then, the community has grown, and now simultaneously offers a high quality environment with

  • Kedumim

    Kedumim is a town of pioneers. Its residents are proud of the settlement’s heritage as the first Jewish community in Samaria in modern times. Kedumim’s residents feel very connected to the area’s historical roots.

  • Keshet

    Keshet is a religious Moshav in the Golan, which was established in 1974 after the Yom Kippur War. First established in a bunker in the ruins of Quneitra, the community has been relocated several times.

  • Kfar Saba

    Kfar Saba has undergone tremendous growth since it was established as a full fledged city in 1962. Kfar Saba offers every convenience that you would expect from a mid-size city in terms of education, shopping, housing options, and recreation. The residential population is diverse in their make-up which offers for a rich community life.

  • Kfar Tavor

    Kfar Tavor is a pastoral and picturesque Moshava situated at the foot of Mt. Tavor, between Afula and Tiberias. Kfar Tavor is one of the first Moshavot in Israel, and was established by members of the First Aliyah. In 1901, 28 farming families founded this Moshava with the assistance of Baron Rothschild, the well known philanthropist.

  • Kfar Vradim

    Kfar Vradim, which means “Village of the Roses,” was established in 1984 as a small village in the foothills of the Western Galil. Today, Kfar Vradim is a thriving community of approximately 7,000 residents who live in a region known for its tranquil,

  • Kfar Yona

    Established 75 years ago, Kfar Yona is a quiet and residential community, where parents feel safe allowing even young children to walk around freely. Although the community has a peaceful and small town feel, its central location makes

  • Kibbutz Afik

    Kibbutz Afik was established in 1972 by a group of young Israelis that had served on the Golan during their army service.  Situated in the southern Golan, Afik is located near the site of Fiq, that had once been a Syrian army base and village.

  • Kibbutz Hannaton

    Kibbutz Hannaton, founded in 1983 as a Masorti (Conservative) kibbutz, is situated in the lower part of the Western Galilee midway between Haifa and Tiberias. In the summer of 2008 the Kibbutz voted to become a “kibbutz mit’hadesh” (a revitalized kibbutz), in which it maintains some of the cooperative elements of the original kibbutz system but is privatized.

  • Kibbutz Ketura

    Ketura is a desert kibbutz approximately 30 minutes north of Eilat in the Arava Rift Valley. It derives its name from a nearby hill, which is named after the second wife of Abraham (Genesis 25:1). Kibbutz Ketura is a community of 400 members, residents and children.

  • Kibbutz Lavi

    Located in the Lower Galil, Kibbutz Lavi sits 310 meters above sea level, surrounded by lush fields. The Kibbutz is a ten-minute ride to the Kinneret and the city of Tiberias.

  • Kibbutz Lotan

    Kibbutz Lotan lies amidst the beauty of the Arava Valley in southern Israel, 40 minutes north of Eilat. Founded in 1983 by Reform youth movement graduates, Kibbutz Lotan is one of the youngest Kibbutzim in Israel. Its population is small, consisting of families, members, volunteers, students and tourists. At any given time, there are approximately 150 people that live at Kibbutz Lotan. Almost all share an interest in nature and enjoy dwelling in the beauty of their desert home. The vision of the Kibbutz is to create a community based on Reform Zionist values and environmental consciousness.

  • Kibbutz Yiron

    Kibbutz Yiron, a member of the United Kibbutz Movement (“Takam”), was founded in May of 1949, after the War of Independence, as one of a row of settlements set up to strengthen the border with Lebanon.

  • Kiryat Gat

    Kiryat Gat’s natural surroundings are some of the most beautiful and fascinating in Israel and are a classic example of Ben-Gurion’s vision of settling the land of Israel. Kiryat Gat was founded in the 1950′s at the heart of the lush and historical Lachish region, surrounded by thousands of acres of national parks, to serve as a regional center for the agricultural villages adjoining it.

  • Kiryat Hayovel

    Kiryat Hayovel was named in 1950 to celebrate the jubilee year of the Jewish National Fund. The neighborhood is located on one of the highest points in Jerusalem,it and it borders on the neighborhood of Bayit Vegan.

  • Kiryat Moshe

    Kiryat Moshe was one of the garden suburbs established in Jerusalem in the 1920s by the Moses Montefiore Foundation. It is a tree-lined, residential neighborhood that is a wonderful community for Chardal (Charedi National Religious) and Charedi families.

  • Kiryat Shmuel

    Kiryat Shmuel is a neighborhood located in the Krayot area, between Haifa and Acco, on the Haifa Bay Coast, and is part of the Haifa municipality. It is a quiet neighborhood, but close to the big city and very close to the beach.

  • Kiryat Tivon

    Kiryat Tivon is located about 15 kilometers southeast of Haifa, on the ruins of the Second Temple period city of Bet Shearim, in the hills between Emek Yizrael and Emek Zvulun. With a population of slightly over 17,000, Tivon is a 70-year-old, quiet and well-established picturesque suburban community, characterized by an abundance of greenery, private homes, small apartment buildings and excellent municipal services.

  • Kochav HaShachar

    Kochav HaShachar, situated within half-an-hour drive of Jerusalem, overlooks the Judean Desert, the Dead Sea, and the Shomron and Jordan mountain ranges.

    Kochav HaShachar is a moderate-sized, yet intimate, Dati Leumi (national religious), Torani (Torah-oriented) Yishuv. Life is suburban with beautiful surroundings and a distinct simplicity of life.

  • Kochav Yaakov

    Kochav Yaakov is located just 15 minutes away from Jerusalem, and offers a stunning view of the Judean hills at a very reasonable cost. Residents of Kochav Yaakov take pride in their quality of life; the fresh air, beautiful homes, good schools and a close, community feeling.

  • Kochav Yair – Tzur Yigal

    Kochav Yair was established in 1986 by a group of both secular and religious native Israelis and English-speaking Olim. It was founded with a belief in openness and acceptance,

  • Lavon

    Lavon is a community village in the central Galilee, situated on beautiful mountain slopes, overlooking Karmiel, the Mediterranean coast and the hills of the Lower Galilee.

  • Ma’alot

    Viewing Ma’alot’s modern day idyllic atmosphere, with lush vegetation and flora, it is easy to forget the city’s early days as a development town for Moroccan and Iraqi Olim. Today, Ma’alot is at the heart of the hi-tech center that has revitalized the economy

  • Maale Adumim

    Maale Adumim has all the advantages of a city: an enclosed mall and several strip malls, a municipal government center, intra-city transportation, an extensive library, health services, an art museum, sports and recreational facilities, a lake, a music conservatory, parks and more. It also has many of the advantages of a small town.

  • Maale Amos

    Maale Amos was founded in the early 1980s and was originally settled by a group of Aish HaTorah kollel students, with many changes in demographic until it eventually evolved into a Hareidi community under the leadership of its American-born Mara D’Asra, Rav Ze’ev Wolf Charlop, Shlita.

  • Maale Michmas

    Maale Michmas is located in the Binyamin Region, a 15 minutes drive from the Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Zeev. Michmas is a Yishuv Kehillati – Dati Leumi (national religious) community, and it exemplifies the possibility of living in a strong and cohesive community that manages to include a surprising degree of diversity. On any given morning one cannot help noticing the many different kinds of Jews that call Michmas their home. Michmas has a small town feel and you can definitely get to know everyone in the community. The Yishuv is considered to be a medium sized community, and it currently includes about 250 families.

  • Manof

    Manof is located in the central Galil, a beautiful and well tended community village situated on Mount Shechaniya. It was established in 1980 by a core group of South African immigrants,

  • Matityahu

    Moshav Matityahu is a unique American-style “Yeshivish” community in the center of Israel; most of the population is English-speaking.

    The community was initially founded as a Moshav Shitufi (cooperative agricultural settlement) in 1981 by a Garin (seed group) of English speaking Olim from the U.S. and elsewhere. The Moshav is no longer a pure Shitufi, the daily operations are no different than a regular suburb. 

  • Mazkeret Batya

    Mazkeret Batya, founded by a group of religious farmers in 1883, is absolutely charming. Quiet and slightly isolated, yet very close to large shopping areas and within commute distances from the main employment areas.

  • Meitar

    Meitar, a southern gem of a town, was established in 1984 by a mixed group of secular and religious Jews. The feeling of openness and acceptance is a trademark of this friendly community. The town has only single-family private homes that are well laid out, and give the feeling of being in a Florida suburb.

  • Mevaseret Zion

    Mevaseret was one of the first stops for Anglos who moved to Israel in the post 1967 wave of Aliyah. Since then the English speaking population has moved away, but the quality of life in Mevaseret still exists. Located 15 minutes outside of Jerusalem, this suburban community offers a respite from the busy life of Jerusalem, but all the conveniences of living close by.

  • Mevo Horon

    Mevo Horon, located between Modiin and Latrun, is composed of Dati-Leumi, Chardal and Haredi families. The community was founded in 1970 as a Poalei Agudat Yisrael Moshav Shitufi, a collectively-owned community. After it was privatized during the 1990s, the community built new housing units, which attracted many new residents.

  • Migdal HaEmek

    Migdal HaEmek, best translated as “The Tower of the Valley” is so called because of its geographical location. The city stands as a tower, overlooking Emek Yizrael (the Jezreal Valley), the Carmel mountains, and the Lower Galilee. Although situated only 280 meters in altitude, the views that can be seen surrounding the city are breathtaking.

  • Misgav

    Misgav is comprised of:
    Avtalyon, Eshchar, Har Halutz, Karmiel, Lavon, Manof, Misgav, Moreshet, Shorashim, Tal El and Tuval. Misgav is a region comprised of many small communities. The 35 villages of Misgav spread out over an area of 50,000 acres with a total population of 21,000 residents, including 5,500 Bedouins. Within those communities are 29 Jewish Yishuvim (villages), each of which may be as small as 50 families or as large as 300. Residents of Misgav generally enjoy a high quality of life, rich in the communal experience.

    Since the Go North program started in 2009, Olim have made Aliyah to the following communities: Moreshet, Eshchar, Shorashim Atzmon, Hararit, Yuvalim, Har Halutz, Moran, Tzurit and Tal El.

  • Mitzpe Ramon

    Mitzpe Ramon was founded in 1951 as a camp for the workers building the road to Eilat. The town’s first permanent residents, immigrants from North Africa and Romania, settled there in the 1960s, and it became the southernmost of the Negev’s development towns.

  • Mitzpe Yericho

    Mitzpeh Yericho is located in the Judean desert 20 kilometers east of Jerusalem, off of the highway leading down to the Dead Sea. It is a 20 minute drivefrom Mizpeh Yericho to the outskirts of Jerusalem,

  • Mitzpeh Netofa

    The residents of Mitzpe Netufa confess that they never really get entirely accustomed to the beauty of their home. Even those who have lived on the Yishuv for twenty years still wake up, look outside at the mountains and lush vegetation, and find it difficult to imagine living anywhere else.

  • Modi’in

    Modiin existed only in the dreams of its government promoters and the imagination of its designer, famed architect Moshe Safdi. This fact is remarkable, considering that Modiin now has over 83,000 residents.

  • Modiin Illit (Kiryat Sefer)

    Modiin Illit is a Litvish-oriented Kollel community that nurtures its members and provides a thoroughly insular Torah environment. The founders of Modiin Illit deliberately established their community outside of a city, in an area where residents could enjoy a reasonable level of seclusion. Those residents who are from Anglo backgrounds mostly come from the USA, Canada, England, South Africa and Australia. There are also many Olim from France and Switzerland.
    Close to 80% of the population is under the age of 30.

  • Moreshet

    Moreshet is a Religious-Zionist community village in the central Galilee, a mere 20 minute drive from the Krayot and Karmiel. The Yishuv overlooks a stunning view of the Haifa Bay and

  • Moshav Yonatan

    Moshav Yonatan was founded in 1975 in memory of Yonatan Rosenman, who was killed in the Yom Kippur war in the area. His brother, Didi Yadin, is a member of the small group of farmers who took the initiative to start this agricultural community in the Golan Heights.

  • Nahariya

    Located on a stunning stretch of Mediterranean coast, Nahariyah is a favorite retirement location for many Olim. It offers easy transportation solutions to other parts of Israel, and boasts an array of outdoor attractions and activities.

  • Nazareth Illit

    Sitting 500 meters above sea level, Nazaret Illit overlooks the Lower Galil, and is one of the few Israeli cities which receive snowfall a few days each winter. Founded in the mid 1950’s, Nazareth Illit was envisioned as a Jewish “counterpart” to the predominantly Arab Christian and Arab Muslim city of Nazareth. It was established as part of the national mission to strengthen the Jewish character of the Galil as a whole, and to address the demographic, political and economic challenges emanating specifically from Nazareth.

  • Netanya

    One of Israel’s truly beautiful seaside resort cities is also an eclectic mix of Jewish ethnicities. Named for American philanthropist Nathan Strauss, the 80 year-old city has a wide mix of nationalities and tourists: 40% of the city’s population are Olim from many different countries.

  • Netivot

    This city has the charm of being a small remote town, yet its proximity to the center of the country makes it a prime location. Netivot is a city with a very mixed population, where each group works at finding the balance of respect for the other, while maintaining a lifestyle that is meaningful to them. A Garin Torani moved into the city and has made an impact on the residents and on the quality of the Orthodox education system.

  • Neve Daniel

    Looking out from Neve Daniel’s summit on a clear day, it is possible to see the tall buildings of Tel Aviv toward the west, and the mountains of Jordan toward the east.

  • Neve Michael – Roglit

    The Moshavim of Neve Michael and Roglit grew together over the years, forming one cohesive community. Originally founded in 1958, this enlarged Moshav is now in the process of absorbing 65 new families, with possible future expansions slated. While the original families were modern Orthodox and traditional Jews from North Africa, the community has diversified recently and now includes the spectrum on native Israelis and a growing English speaking, Torani and Chardal population.

  • Neve Tzuf

    Neve Tzuf, built on the ruins of a Jewish village dating back to Talmudic times, is a Dati (religious) community situated in the southwestern hills of Samaria.

  • Neve Ya’akov

    Neve Ya’akov is on the northeastern tip of Jerusalem, near Pisgat Zeev.
    It is one of the most diverse areas of the city,combining an ultra-Orthodox population with secular Israelis, as well as Ethiopian and Russian immigrants.

  • Nof Ayalon

    Nof Ayalon is located in a lovely rural setting. It is within a 10 minute commute to Modiin and is in a reasonable commuting distance to both Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

  • Ofakim

    Founded with 50 families from North Africa in 1955, this city is expected to grow to 65,000 residents within the next 10 years. Aided by Project Alpha to expand the population as well as land development, this community is quickly becoming the center spot of the area. The government has shown a clear interest in helping to strenghthen the social and financial base of Ofakim.

  • Old Katamon

    A great neighborhood for singles, young families, middle age and senior citizens. It is primarily a Dati Leumi population but there are also secular and more right-wing religious residents. It is walking distance to Emek Refaim,

  • Omer

    Omer is an upscale town just north of Beer Sheva. Omer is known for its high socio-economic ranking. It is one of three municipalities to score 10/10, along with Kochav Yair and Savyon.

  • Pardes Chana Karkur

    Founded in the beginning of the 20th century, Pardes Chana was originally based on an agricultural economy. The city is still dotted with many citrus groves. Pardes Chana is composed of a diverse population, including young families and retirees.

  • Ra’anana

    Ra’anana was founded in the early 1920’s as agricultural settlement by a group of New Yorkers. Since that time, the City of Ra’anana has only grown in popularity among Jews from North America and the rest of the world.

  • Ramat Beit Shemesh

    Ramat Shilo started in 1998 as a suburb of Beit Shemesh has quickly become one of the top destinations of Orthodox Anglo Olim.

  • Ramat Gan

    What started in the 1920’s as an agricultural village has become today one of the leading business communities in the Middle East. Well known for having one of the largest diamond exchanges in

  • Ramat Yishai

    Ramat Yishai, a local council in Northern Israel, is located on the western edge of the Yizrael Valley. The population today is diverse and comprised of families from many different ethnic backgrounds,

  • Ramot

    Officially known as Ramot Alon, the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot – as it has become known – is a wonderful choice for Olim who want to be in Jerusalem but do not like the noisy lifestyle of a city. With its relatively affordable housing, smaller neighborhoods and close proximity to downtown Jerusalem, Ramot has long since been an ideal choice for English-speaking Olim. Ramot has a new shopping center where all eateries are Mehadrin Kosher.

  • Rechasim

    Rechasim, located seven kilometers northwest of Kiryat Tivon, and alongside Moshav Kfar Chassidim, was founded about 40 years ago. It is now called the “Hareidi Center of the North.” 80% of the community is Haredi; 20% are either modern Orthodox or non-observant. Streets are not closed on Shabbat.

  • Rehovot

    Rehovot has a reputation for welcoming Olim. From the time it was founded in 1890, Rehovot has attracted attention from abroad. The world famous Weitzman Institute of Science, the Agricultural Faculty of the Hebrew University, and assorted hi-tech and biotech businesses define the character of this modern city.

  • Rishon LeZion

    Rishon LeZion (lit. “First to Zion”), which is Israel’s fourth-largest city, is situated along the central Israeli coastal plain 12 kilometers south of Tel Aviv. It is part of the Gush Dan metropolitan area. Founded in 1882 by a group of Zionist pioneers from Ukraine, Moldova and Poland, Rishon was declared a city in 1950.

  • Rosh Pina

    Rosh Pina, a picturesque, historic village, is located on the northeastern slopes of the Upper Galilee mountains overlooking the Sea of Galilee, the Hula valley, Mount Hermon and Golan Heights.

  • Shoham

    Shoham is a quiet bedroom community for people employed in the greater Tel Aviv area. A small number of English speakers have been living in Shoham since it was founded. Currently,

  • Shorashim

    Shorashim is a community located in the Misgav region of the Western Galilee. This community was founded by a group of North Americans and has absorbed families from a number of English-speaking countries, as well as native-born Israelis.

  • Susya

    Sussya is a small community located just south of Hebron, in the mountainous area that, historically, Abraham crossed as he traveled between Hebron and Beersheva. Located adjacent to the archeological site of 2nd century Sussya, modern Sussya is a community of approximately 130 ideologically driven, Dati Leumi families.

  • Tal El

    Tal El is a community village in the central Galil. The community is located half-way between Akko and Carmiel, and is surrounded by a pine-forest. The panoramic view from Tal El reveals the scenic beauty of the Western Galil and its numerous olive groves.