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Kiryat Hasharon: Gila Phillips

2017-03-15T10:51:13+00:00 Community Spotlight|

We moved into Kiryat Hasharon a year ago, after living in several communities around the country including Jerusalem and Haifa. We never really felt like we had a community until now. The community was very welcoming upon our arrival, we were invited out for a load of Shabbat meals and we finally felt like we had somewhere we could call home.

Kochav Yaakov: Meet the Peskins

2017-03-15T10:51:56+00:00 Community Spotlight|

Kochav Yaakov and Tel Tzion are two communities in the same yishuv. We originally moved to Tel Tzion 9 years ago and really loved it, but when we were looking to downsize 5 years ago the best house we found for what we were looking for was in Kochav Yaakov. I already knew many of the people in Kochav Yaakov because the communities kind of overlapped, and I knew that it was a nice mix of people where you didn't have to fit a mold to fit in. And the price was right.

Mara Benjamin: A Fairy Tale in the Arava

2017-03-15T11:04:39+00:00 Aliyah Inspiration|

Once upon time, a girl from tropical Florida decided to move to the arid Negev desert of Israel to fulfill her dream of living a Jewish life on a kibbutz with her children. She quit her job, sold her mini-van, rented her home and, with the help of Nefesh B’Nefesh, made Aliyah. She found a great job, met and married her true love, watched her children blossom, and has lived happily ever after...