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Have been mulling it over

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Have been mulling it over

Post Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:18 pm

I've been thinking about making the move, but still haven't even found forums where I can talk to people & based on what I see here, there's nothing here either.

What a shame.


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Re: Have been mulling it over

Post Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2010 1:01 pm

Hi Michelle,

Welcome to the Israel forum. Cool The forum was only started this week hence why it has, as yet, no posts.

Please ask for the information you need and you may receive a response.

In the meantime have you checked out the country guide? Please view here...

Kind regards
Carole

 

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Re: Have been mulling it over

Post Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2010 3:49 pm

Hi Carole,

Oh, didn't realize.

At this point I think I'm going to have to wait on this. With all the extreme negativity going on with Israel right now, I wouldn't feel comfortable moving there.

I had been looking for an eco village type place to move to.

Thanks Smile


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Re: Have been mulling it over

Post Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2010 1:18 pm

Shalom from Tiberias, Israel ... On the shores of the Kinneret - the Sea of Galilee in Northern Israel!

PLEASE do not believe all the negativity you see on the news and in the headlines. One of the most important things I learned from my family, in school and in life - never believe everything you read or hear.

We moved here in November 2009 - and like in many countries (if you've traveled a bit) you will find that the country and it's people are absolutely NOTHING like their governments!

Are there challenges here in Israel, Yes! Are there challenges in every country around the world, Yes! We've found that the ability to deal with these challenges are simply the ability to remain mentally flexible, as the culture in any new country will be different from that of where we come from.

Do not let the media cloud your vision of this amazing country! While most of the center and southern parts of Israel you will find similar to America's southwestern states (except for the humidity in Tel Aviv and Haifa, whew!) - the northern parts of Israel offer lush green mountains, agricultural communities, blossoming centers of learning and technology - not to mention that you can even ski on Mount Hermon! ... okay, so Israeli's aren't the greatest drivers even when it doesn't snow! But, Israel offers just about every climate and temperature available throughout the world!

Based on what you have written, you would absolutely adore many of the communities surrounding this amazing city, Tiberias! It is a diamond in the rough and many times gets overlooked by the larger towns here - it is a small to mid-sized city of about 40,000 and kind of reminds you a bit of San Franciso as the lovely villas, homes and apartments cascade down the sides of the surrounding mountains to the sea!

Please feel free to contact me directly for any information regarding this area, or Israel itself - especially with real estate rental questions. It will be a great pleasure to help!

All the best!
Laurie

 

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Re: Have been mulling it over

Post Posted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:51 am

Hello Laurie,

Interesting & nice to hear your positivity about Tiveria - I myself lived there for many years, about 30 years ago. We are thinking of returning too - but having problems finding the 'recognized and approved school list' which one has to chose a school from for a child study visa. Perhaps you could help? Also maybe recommend good real estate agents that don't just rent 'luxury' apartments, but who cater for the normal working people. We would be looking at Tiveria Kfar Canna, Nazeret etc....but Tiveria would do just fine - the outskirts perhaps toward Aikim etc...

Any help you can give would be appreciated. The links on the property section are all a little out of our reach because they don't cater for long term people, only by night, week etc....not our kind of arrangement

Blessings to you in this New Year!

p.s. it IS very quiet here, isn't it Sad

 

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