Nahariya is a beautiful seaside city located 30 kilometers north of Haifa on a stunning stretch of the Mediterranean coast. Founded in 1934 by Jews from Germany, it has now developed into a popular seaside resort and is the capital of the Western Galilee.
Katzrin, located in the heart of the Golan Heights, is surrounded by breathtaking views: to the south, the enchanting scenery of the Sea of Galilee; to the north, Mt. Hermon in all its majesty and to the west, the rolling green hills of the Galil.
The city of Karmiel lies on the main road between Akko and Tzefat, in the heart of the Beit Kerem Valley. One of Israel’s few “planned cities”, this beautiful, unique and modern city boasts continuous municipal activity to keep the city clean, and an insistence on a standard of living that is higher than the average standard of the country.
With a population of 220,000 this fifty-year-old beach-side community is the fifth largest city in Israel. It is within reasonable commute to Tel Aviv and its surroundings and offers housing prices that are more affordable than some of its neighboring cities.
The Maale Adumim municipality is committed to maintaining a high quality of life by offering all the services of a mid-sized city while providing a warm and comfortable home for its residents.
Kfar Saba offers every convenience that you would expect from a mid-size city in terms of education, shopping, housing options, and recreation. The residential population is diverse in their make-up which offers for a rich community life.
Located in the heart of the Sharon region, Tel Mond is home to a vibrant and active Anglo community. Residents of Tel Mond benefit from being only kilometers away from high-tech job opportunities, shopping centers, and the beach, while also being able to enjoy the calm and luxury of living in a suburban community.
Rishon LeZion (lit. “First to Zion”), which is Israel’s fourth-largest city, is situated along the central Israeli coastal plain 12 kilometers south of Tel Aviv. Over the last two decades, the city has undergone substantial growth of new residential neighborhoods, commercial centers and sports facilities.
Petach Tikva was the first city of what is now modern-day Israel, and was founded in 1878. It is now a thriving and dynamic city, which is integrated in every real sense of the word. Residents hail from every ethnic background and level of religious observance, and this has translated in being a place with a wonderfully warm and accepting sense of community.
Zichron has a world-famous winery, a quaint, brick-paved downtown district, and a stunning view of the Mediterranean coast. The town’s residents know that it has much more to offer, including beautiful homes, lovely neighborhoods, good schools, shuls, and proximity to places of employment.
The ancient Biblical city of Ashkelon is today a beautiful community of 110,000 residents, nestled on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Providing a high standard of living at low cost, Ashkelon is an excellent community in which to start a new life in Israel.
Efrat has long been a popular destination for English-speaking Olim. The community offers excellent schools, a close proximity to Jerusalem, a supportive community and a wide range of services. Efrat combines the services available in a city with the intimacy of a small community.
Rehovot has a reputation for welcoming Olim ever since it was founded in 1890. Rehovot is centrally located and the improved highway and rail systems makes Rehovot easily accessible from the Gush Dan-Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem areas.
In recent years, Givat Shmuel has become a popular destination for young professionals and families. Located in the center of Israel, Givat Shmuel is flanked on all sides by major highways which allow convenient travel to other parts of the country.
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.
Netanya is a coastal city, located north of Tel Aviv and south of Haifa. Its beautiful beaches have made the city a popular tourist destination and are a contributing factor to the city’s continued expansion.
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.
There are few Yishuvim that are as centrally located as Hashmonaim, a 28 year-old Yishuv that is a popular destination for religious, English-speaking Olim. The community is warm, close-knit, and offers a multi-cultural experience in a small-town atmosphere. Many of the young-married children and their families rent and remain in the community.
Givat Zeev was established in 1977 with an initial group of 100 founding families, and it has since grown to include over 18,000 residents. There are currently over 100 English-speaking families living in the Givat Zeev and Ramat Givat Zev area.
In the short period of twenty years, Beitar has grown into a fully self-sufficient Charedi city with over 9,000 families in residence, spread out over two mountains. The city is widely recognized throughout Israel for its good government, cleanliness, and for having the highest birthrate in the country. It is a city that functions well.
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.
Located on the coast, Haifa is a large, pluralistic, and multicultural city. While it is an economic center, Haifa offers a relaxed and unhurried lifestyle, a rich cultural life, and resources for all ages.
What started in the 1920’s as an agricultural village has become today one of the leading business communities in the Middle East. Well known for having one of the largest diamond exchanges in the world, Ramat Gan is also known for its superior schools and well-maintained and lush neighborhood parks.
Ranging from the historic Jewish Quarter of the Old City to trendy Katamon and Baka, suburban Har Nof and Pisgat Zeev, and artsy Nachlaot, Jerusalem really does have something to offer everyone. Whatever neighborhood of Jerusalem you choose, you are sure to be surrounded by fascinating sights, interesting people and all of the amenities of a modern city.