Lessons From My First Time in Israel Under Rocket Fire

On May 10, 2021 Hamas launched rockets from Gaza to Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh. While alarmed and praying for the people living and celebrating Yom Yerushalayim in Jerusalem, I wasn’t too concerned because I assumed the Iron Dome would prevent any rockets from hitting populated areas.

Applying for an Israeli Passport

To get an Israeli passport, you must first be eligible. You can apply for an Israeli passport 3 months after making Aliyah. Please note: if you need to travel outside of Israel before getting an Israeli passport, you can still travel using your foreign passport as long as it still contains your Aliyah visa. You will also need to get an Ishur Yetzia….

The Perils of Dealing with the Israeli Postal Service

The Israeli postal service is notorious for delivering packages late, sending them to the wrong address, or losing them altogether. I’m sharing this story as a guide for dealing with them, should any issues come up.