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Mental Health Services in Be’er Sheva

Written by on October 11, 2018 in ,
Mental Health Services in Be’er Sheva

Accessing English-Language Mental Health Treatment (Psychotherapy) in Be’er Sheva In Be’er Sheva, if you are having a mental health emergency, regardless of health care provider or level of care, you may go to the Mental Health Center 24/7 located at HaTzadik M’Yerushalim 2. Their phone number is 08-6401401. Clalit Option 1: This option is for […]

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#IsraelSouthernSummer

Written by on July 29, 2018 in
#IsraelSouthernSummer

For the past few summers, my kids have headed stateside to visit family and escape the sweltering heat of the August. This year, we are staying firmly planted in the South. When deciding on this staycation, I realized just how much is happening in the South this summer. Between the Be’er Sheva Light Festival, International […]

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Shavua Darom

Written by on January 23, 2018 in
Shavua Darom

Drum Roll Please! Go Beyond-Shavua Darom is upon us! Join us for a full week of events, meet-ups, and get-togethers for English speakers across the south! To learn more about this week and to register for any of the events: http://www.nbn.org.il/shavua-darom/ For additional information on this week or for Go Beyond programming in the South please […]

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A Day in the Western Negev

Written by on June 11, 2017 in
A Day in the Western Negev

By Naama Zigdon, NBN-Go South Employment & Post Aliyah Advisor: Since the establishment of Go South in 2013, we have done our small part in helping to get Be’er Sheva “on the map.” But, there are still plenty of places in the south that are not as known to both Olim and natives alike. On a […]

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The “Quirks” of My Job Search in the South

Written by on September 6, 2016 in ,
The “Quirks” of My Job Search in the South

by Rakefet Samueli, Be’er Sheva, NBN 2012 “Would you like something hot to drink?” is probably the first thing every Israeli has ever said to me ever. And the first day of work in an Israeli office did not disappoint! The thing is, I was offered a hot drink at least five times before lunch […]

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“Beit Sefer Yesodi” – Elementary School

Written by on August 19, 2016 in
“Beit Sefer Yesodi” – Elementary School

In Israel, elementary school (beit sefer yesodi), is typically first grade (kitah aleph) through sixth grade (kitah vav). Days, Hours, Vacation: In most schools, the formal school day is from 8:00 am – 1:30 pm Sunday – Thursday. On Fridays, most schools get out at 11:45 am. Most schools also offer an afternoon program (tzaharon) until […]

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The Central Arava

Written by on May 29, 2016 in
The Central Arava

After three years working for Go South, we have done our small part in helping to get Be’er Sheva “on the map.” But, there are still plenty of places in the South that are completely unknown to both Olim and natives alike. On a recent day trip – 1 ½ hours southeast of Be’er Sheva […]

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PASSOVER 2016

Written by on April 18, 2016 in
PASSOVER 2016

We all know that the North of Israel is absolutely beautiful this time of year but it is also CROWDED. If you are looking to enjoy some Chol Hamoed activities and outings, there is plenty happening in the South during Passover that will not be quite as packed. Below are just a few ideas – […]

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Torah Study – Down South

Written by on April 14, 2016 in
Torah Study – Down South

For many Olim, Torah study is an important part of their life in Israel. In the Jerusalem area, opportunities for Torah study of all types are endless. In the “periphery,” it can be harder to discover the options for organized Torah study, but they certainly do exist! Of course, the options for Torah study that […]

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WeWork Be’er Sheva

Written by on March 21, 2016 in ,
WeWork Be’er Sheva

by Emily Shapiro I am not a hi-tech person at all but every time I go to the Gav-Yam Advanced Technologies Park in Be’er Sheva, I am truly inspired. Just from the parking lot I get views of the lovely residential neighborhood of Ramot, the impressive Negev Brigade Memorial, and the recently completed bridge connecting […]

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