17 January 2022

Israeli Newborn Baby Checklist

This is a guide to what to do after having a baby in Israel – get a bigger tax credit, Kupat Cholim card before naming your baby, and much more!

Switch to a solar water heater: get a gov’t purchase subsidy, save monthly

Using an electric-only water heater? Not only can you save money by switching to solar, but the Israeli government will help subsidize it, too.

3-minute limit on hold for some customer service calls

Had your fill of elevator music?  No more waiting on the line for half an hour or longer!  As of 12 December 2012, certain customer service calls to businesses must be answered within 3 minutes or they call you back.

More water for less

If you’ve been worried about the rising cost of water, then you can breathe a little sigh of relief.  Your costs will be going down.