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Go Beyond- South: Digital Marketing Course

Written by on November 25, 2018 in
Go Beyond- South: Digital Marketing Course

We decided to bring in a digital marketing course to serve two populations in the South – Olim who are freelancers, or running a small business and need to learn to do their own marketing (or to do it better) as well as those looking to advance a career. The field of marketing itself has […]

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The Digital Marketing Course is Underway

Written by on November 1, 2018 in
The Digital Marketing Course is Underway

By: Racheli Fromowitz Digital marketing is a vital channel for acquiring and retaining customers. Every business around the world is undergoing a transformation, creating and implementing digital marketing strategies and tools to take their business to the next level. For English speakers living in Israel this is a promising space, rich in employment opportunity. GBS […]

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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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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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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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Building new “Garinim” in the South

Written by on November 25, 2015 in ,
Building new “Garinim” in the South

We in the Nefesh B’Nefesh Go South program believe founding and developing Garinim (seed communities) in the South of Israel is of central importance for the region’s development. We have learned through experience the importance of creating human networks and micro communities for the benefit of Olim and Israelis alike. Such support systems are integral […]

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November 2015 Events

Written by on November 5, 2015 in ,
November 2015 Events

In the month of October, we hosted two major events that were enjoyed by all. During Sukkot, over 100 Olim traveled to Mitspe Ramon from Ashkelon, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Be’er Sheva. On the trip, we met with NBN Olim who have settled in this Southern gem of a town. We enjoyed a pizza lunch […]

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Job Search Workshop – Beer Sheva

Written by on December 28, 2014 in ,
Job Search Workshop – Beer Sheva

On December 24, 2014 (X-mas eve, complete with eggrolls), Jenny Pinus shared with us her insights into the job search process in Bee’er Sheva. Below are the notes from the event for those were not able to make it. 1. How do you look for a job? 1) ONLINE (on your own) 2) NETWORKING (with […]

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CHANUKAH 2014

Written by on December 17, 2014 in ,
CHANUKAH 2014

Chanukah is here! The weather in the Negev is just about perfect so enjoy these special days with lots of attractions and events down South! BEER SHEVA There are lots of things to do in the city this year including: Carasso Science Park, Train Station 70414, Be’er Avraham Visitors’ Center, the Negev Brigade Memorial, Hatzerim Airforce […]

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The Ultimate Guide to BE’ER SHEVA

Written by on December 9, 2014 in ,
The Ultimate Guide to BE’ER SHEVA

So you just moved to Be’er Sheva… NOW WHAT??? #1: BUREAUCRACY As a new immigrant, you need to dedicate some time to bureaucratic steps: 1) Open a bank account Be’er Sheva has all of the major bank chains in Israel including Discount, Hapoalim, and Leumi. Most people decide based on the convenience of where they […]

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