Sending Money to Israel – The Expert Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sending Money to Israel – The Expert Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

Take the guesswork out of transferring currency to Israel with our expert guide. Whether you're making aliyah, needing to do regular transfers to cover living expenses, looking to purchase a new home, or more, sending money to Israel and converting your currency to...

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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...

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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...

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When Sending Money to Israel Gets Complicated

When Sending Money to Israel Gets Complicated

Sending money to Israel should be easy, unless of course you're dealing with the banks. "Why won't my bank accept MY money?"  This is an increasingly common question we receive from clients sending money to Israel, and anyone who has used the banking system here knows...

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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...

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What are you being charged to change money in Israel?

What are you being charged to change money in Israel?

For this blog post, I wanted to bring to your attention something we feel the average consumer may not understand completely regarding their options for changing money. It is very important for any business to be absolutely clear about their fees and we want to make...

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