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Articles Tagged: Beit Shemesh

Givat Yearim – Moshav Near Jerusalem – Funny Video


(Watch this and try not to laugh) Our real estate business model is primarily based on finding properties in Israel for people living abroad. They describe what they are looking for and we help identify potential communities and properties for them. A...

Chol Hamoed: Passover Vacation in Village Israel (2min video)


For an afikoman prize we gave our granddaughters a donkey ride. Moshav Zanoah down the road from our apartment in Beit Shemesh had animals to pet, donkeys to ride and an inflatable castle to jump in. After a visit to the new artificial lake at Modiin, we had...

New ultra-Orthodox communities in Village Israel


The rapid demographic expansion of the Ultra-orthodox population has a huge impact on the real-estate market in general in Israel. If you really understand the culture and what lies ahead, you can make a lot of money by anticipating where the population will...

Purim in the streets of Village Israel


There's nothing like Purim in Israel. Even though we had a lot of rain on both days (which helped bring the Kinneret above the bottom red line level!), the streets were still flooded with people in costume. We first went to visit Moshav Mattityahu to see...

Timeout our for our Grandson’s Bris in Beit Shemesh


We took a break from real estate to celebrate our grandson's brit milah (bris). Friends and relatives came from Tsfat, Ranaana, Netanya, Matityahu, Jerusalem, Givat Zeev, Beit Shemesh and even Toronto. Here's the video...

Jerusalem to Beit Shemesh via Beitar Ilit and the Gush


We picked up Leah at Malcha Mall in Jerusalem and decided it was easier to drive home to Beit Shemesh via Beitar Ilit and the Gush instead of going back through the city and via Highway one. Even though Miriam took these photos from the back seat of our...

Meet us at the Hilton on Saturday Night in Tel Aviv


Saturday nights start early in the winter. Lot's of time to meet some visiting friends from New York at the Hilton for some champagne.

Let’s meet at Mamilla Motzei Shabbos


Beginning in November, Shabbat goes out really early giving lot’s of time for friends to meet in Jerusalem (Video below). Whether you’re coming from Beit Shemesh, Modiin, or a suburb of Jerusalem it’s just a short drive by car or bus to meet...

New Chareidi (Ultra-orthodox) Town in the Negev?!


The government’s general planning committee decided yesterday to recommend the establishment of a new Ultra-Orthodox town in the Negev. Ten thousand apartments will be built to house 50,000 people. The town will be built near Arad, at the Tel-Arad...

Beit Shemesh to Jerusalem – for Coffee


It’s a short drive through green forests along a modern highway from Beit Shemesh to Jerusalem. Why not hop into town for coffee with friends? It only takes 30 minutes to get there.

SuperPharm – enjoy Canadians


Had to buy a last minute birthday gift tonight. We were looking for a pair of sunglasses. The prices at the mall were a bit steep (NIS 300). So I thought to myself, “where would I go at this time of night in Toronto for sunglasses?” …. no...