Herzliya, the city named after the visionary of the State of Israel, Benjamin Ze’ev Herzl, located near a magical beachfront, is a city which has been standing at the forefront of progress in Israel for years – in high-tech, education, quality of life and recreational culture.
Ra’anana was founded in the early 1920s by a group of New Yorkers as an agricultural settlement. Since that time, the city of Ra’anana has only grown in popularity, especially among Olim from North America and the rest of the world.
Since 1991, the English speaking population has grown to be a significant presence on the Beit Shemesh scene in areas such as commerce, politics, and volunteerism. Yet the beauty of being an Oleh resident of Beit Shemesh is that you join Olim from Russia, Ethiopia, France and other European countries to become part of a vibrant mosaic of the “Ingathering of the Exiles.”
In the past 15 years, Be’er Sheva’s population has doubled, boosted by tens of thousands of immigrants as well as young and veteran Israeli couples who have made Be’er Sheva their home. This prosperous university-city now has commercial and industrial centers that serve the over 600,000 residents of the city and its greater metropolitan region
Before 1996, Modi’in existed only in the dreams of its government promoters and the imagination of its designer, famed architect Moshe Safdi. Today, remarkably, Modi’in has over 90,000 residents and is expected to reach 120,000 within the next 10 years.
Considered to be the Manhattan or London of Israel, Tel Aviv is Israel’s city that never sleeps. It is the country’s center of the arts, finance, law, and business, and it offers a wide variety of lifestyles, cultures and around-the-clock places of interest to visit.
The Regional Council of Gush Etzion is located southeast of Jerusalem. One of the most important characteristics of Gush Etzion is its diversity, expressed in the variety of settlements and the mixture of religious, secular, traditional, and haredi communities, from every ethnic background and socio-economic level.