BEFORE YOU GO
Q: Do I need to know Hebrew to learn at a school in Israel?
Q: Should I get traveler's checks or Israeli currency before I go?
Q: Where can I get Israeli currency before I go?
Q: Do I need a visa to go to study in Israel?
Q: How do I get a student visa?
Q: Where can I find scholarships to study in Israel?
Q: How do I call to Israel from America?
Q: How can I find a place to stay in Jerusalem?
Q: I'm going to be in Israel for a year but haven't decided where to study.
Can I sit in on classes?
TRAVELING TO ISRAEL
Q: Which airport should I fly into?
Q: How do I find the best rates on flights to Israel?
Q: How much will an airplane ticket cost me?
Q: Are there any airfare scholarships to Israel?
Q: How long is the airplane flight from NYC to Israel?
Q: How many bags can I take with me on the flight?
ATMs & BANKS (IN JERUSALEM)
Q: Where can I find an ATM machine that will take my ATM card?
Q: Will my bank charge me a fee to use these ATM machines?
Q: What is the current Israeli NIS (Shekel) to American $Dollar exchange rate?
Q: Can I open an Israeli Bank Account?
Q: Should I call my American bank before I go to Israel?
BUSES & TAXIS (IN JERUSALEM)
Q: How can I find a map of the buses in Jerusalem?
Q: How much does a bus ride in Jerusalem cost?
Q: How can I contact the bus company in Jerusalem?
Q: Which kind of taxis should I take?
Q: How do I hail a cab?
Q: How much does a cab cost?
Q: Should I bargain with the cab driver?
Q: Do I tip cab drivers?
Q: In Israel, can I walk across the street when itís a red light?
CELL PHONES & EMAIL (IN JERUSALEM)
Q: What kind of a cell phone should I get?
Q: Are the incoming calls to my cell phone free?
Q: How do my parents call me from America?
Q: What are the emergency phone numbers?
Q: What are the hospital phone numbers?
Q: Where can I check my email?
Q: How do I change the keyboard from Hebrew to English?