22 May 2022

Switch your kupat cholim (health fund) online

The National Insurance Institute (Bituach Leumi / ביטוח לאומי) has made it possible to switch health funds (kupot cholim / קופות חולים) online.

Headlights are mandatory as of 1 November

It’s time to turn on your headlights.  As of November 1st, drivers in Israel must use headlights even during the day for inter-city travel.

Maccabi reminders update on lab results, appointments

Wish there was a better way to find out about lab results or be reminded of appointments?  Maccabi health fund offers a personalized reminder service.

Free flu shots now available

With fall comes the flu.  Now is the time to get prepared for the flu season with a free flu shot from your local health fund (קופת חולים / kupat cholim).

No card? Still get served at health fund (kupat cholim)

The days of missing appointments or begging to get a prescription filled for lack of a health fund (קופת חולים / kupat cholim) magnetic card are over.

What to do during a siren

In times of emergency, it is important to know what to do.  The Israel Home Front Command provides a helpful guide on how to seek shelter during rocket and mortar attacks.

Blue Green Flag program ranks the best beaches

Which beach is best?  The Ministry of Environmental Protection ranks them for you through their Blue Green Flag program.