There’s no one-size-fits-all rule for settling into expat life in a new country, but here are a few helpful articles and personal stories that may help make your move a little easier.

When relocating to another country, especially one that speaks an unfamiliar language, expats are likely to face many challenges and must adapt to the host country's culture. Relocation companies can ease the orientation process when moving to Israel. Below is our interview with Mazi Efendovich… Read more
Aviva Yoselis is an American expat who was born in New Jersey and lived Philadelphia and Buenos Aires before finally settling down in Jerusalem in 1996. While she is aware that the level of comfort and convenience is lower in Israel, she enjoys the fact that local culture prioritises family and… Read more
Abi Nurser, a British expat now living in Tel Aviv, first visited Israel in July 2010 as a backpacker. She fell in love with an Israeli and then made the move to the Middle East. While Abi acknowledges that as an expat in Israel there are some issues you need to overcome, she loves the vibrancy of… Read more
All foreign nationals who wish to work in Israel must first apply for an Israel work permit, the B-1 visa. Obtaining a work visa in  Israel is no walk in the park, you will need to be patient, dedicated and organised in order to get one. The only foreigners exempt from this rule are those Jews… Read more
Though now back in Denver and reintegrated into the greater Jewish diaspora, Jessica made Aaliyah, joined the Israeli army and spent nearly a decade making a life for herself in Tel Aviv. She takes a break from blogging about her eventful and unpredictable experience to let us in on some… Read more
Sharon Lintz left her favourite fancy grocery stores and the slow Sunday mornings of the southern US for the bubbling café culture and sultry shores of Tel Aviv, Israel. After neary four years of living abroad she gives us a glimpse into her life in the nation's nightlife capital. Read more about… Read more