Why the North?

Following are some of the many reasons why Olim choose to live in the North.

  • Beautiful, Authentic Israel

    Northern Israel offers a balance of natural beauty, history and local Israeli flavor at every turn. Experiences to meet and engage with others present themselves continuously. They range from hiking, touring, learning about different cultures to wine making, holistic medicine, the arts and more.
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  • Welcoming Communities

    Whether you are looking for a city, small town or yishuv, whether you seek a community that is secular, religious or diverse, the North has a wealth of communities to choose from.
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  • Affordable Housing

    The many affordable housing opportunities in the North allow you to enjoy a bigger, more comfortable home, greater outdoor space, and breathtaking views at a lower cost than in other parts of the country.
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  • Employment Opportunities

    The North offers a diverse job market in a wide variety of fields, from hi-tech to tourism and everything in between.
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  • Excellent Education

    From early childhood education through university the north offers a wide range of educational environments. Schools focus on educating confident, well rounded, independent thinkers.
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    Higher Education in the North

Notable Northern Communities

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • safed


    One of Israel’s four holy cities, Tzefat (Safed) overlooks the stunning Galilee hilltops. A prime tourist destination, it offers many tourism-related job opportunities and features a diverse, welcoming community.

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