Olim Getting Kicked While the US Dollar Is Down

Olim Getting Kicked While the US Dollar Is Down

How Israel’s super-low US dollar to shekel exchange rate is not just hurting big businesses, it’s kicking our olim while it’s down. My profession has existed in Jerusalem for more than 2,000 years. Things have improved a lot since then. Gone are the days of sneaking...
IsraTransfer Special Report – Our Top Stories of 2017

IsraTransfer Special Report – Our Top Stories of 2017

From shekel news, to record-setting economic data, new olim, and more, here are our editorial team’s top ten picks of 2017. El Al Goes Back to the Beach A surge in real estate dealings between Miami and Israel has cleared the runway for El Al to resume direct flights...
The Sha’ar Yatzig Exchange Rate Explained

The Sha’ar Yatzig Exchange Rate Explained

How the Sha’ar Yatzig is Determined   One of the most prolific questions we are asked on a daily basis is, “Is the exchange rate you use the Sha’ar Yatzig?” The short answer is, “No.” In this blog post, I will clarify what the Sha’ar Yatzig actually is, what the...