Tag Archives: business

  • From Typist to Teacher

    Let’s face it. In this day and age, if you can’t use a computer, it’s hard to get by! Although the concept of technology may be easy for some, for many elderly people, it is hard to wrap their head around. Rochelle Gilbert has decided to change that one client at a time. Travelling around Jerusalem, Rochelle offers private computer lessons, mainly to elderly citizens.

  • WeWork Be’er Sheva

    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 the park to the train station and Ben Gurion University. I find it amazing that I’ve watched an area go from nothing to something before my very eyes.

  • Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples

    Most Anglo Olim follow this path: They arrive in Israel. They network. They land a job. They use Nefesh B’Nefesh’s employment services from workshops on resume writing to finding jobs on the NBN job board, we really can help you with the job shidduch. However, some Olim follow a totally different path. They decide to […]

  • From Capitol Hill to Gas Rigs

    Bini Zomer has been all over. He grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, attended the University of Texas, went to law school in St. Louis, practiced law and got married in Chicago, and finally made Aliyah from Potomac, Maryland to Modi’in in 2010. And he is about to assume the position of country manager for Noble […]

  • Jen Maidenberg

    Aliyah was a transformative experience for New Jersey native Jen Maidenberg who moved to Kibbutz Hannaton in the Galilee. The mother of three found that moving to Israel, and, more specifically, to a small rural community in the periphery, required her to change her perspective on many things. Although she grew up in New Jersey, living closer to nature has opened her eyes to its beauty and she has now developed a green thumb. Living in the scenic surroundings of Israel’s North allows her to balance that with her role as Chief Marketing Officer at The Trendlines Group, Israel’s leading seed-stage investment and business development organization.

  • Ari Nahmani: A sense of home

    When Ari Nahmani spent two months in a high school Israel program, the far-away land of his childhood legends became real. Over the next several years Nahmani found himself returning to Israel again and again until moving there permanently in 2006 at age twenty-three, making Aliyah officially the following year. Nahmani finally felt that he was home.