Shipping is expensive, so it makes sense to ship only what you need and will use in your new home in Israel – now is the time to start cutting back. Most shipments are 50/50 – half of the volume is large items, and the other half is the small items which ultimately will go into boxes. This means that it is just as important to sort your clothing, toys, and dishes as it is to debate bringing the sofa and dining room set. Remember that your home in Israel may well be smaller, and let’s face it, if you haven’t used it in the last 12 months, you probably don’t need it anymore.
Gadi Last is licensed in Israel as an Investment, Insurance and Pensions Broker, and has over 15 years’ worth of experience in assisting people with their financial and investment needs in Israel and overseas. His work focuses on helping English-speaking Olim make effective and efficient decisions when it comes to their (insurance,) pensions and investments, and specializes on helping US-citizens to save and invest in Israel