Preschool and Early Childhood Education in Ra'anana

How to Interview Like an Israeli with Asaf Yaffe

Hamitcham, Ra'anana 23.2 Wed 20:00

"How old are you? " | "Are you married?" Yes, these are real questions asked during an Israeli Interview. What would you say or do?
Join us on December 7th and learn how to adapt to the Israeli interviewer mindset sitting across the table. You will gain a better understanding of their motives How you can overcome the invisible gap that sometimes separates Olim from making themselves truly shine in job interviews. Asaf Yaffe is a Talent Acquisition professional with over ten years of experience. He is working as a Senior Recruiter for Intuit, and previously was an Executive Search consultant with Nisha Global. Asaf has been working with countless candidates from 5 different continents and matched them against the requisitions of Israeli companies.
"How old are you? " | "Are you married?" Yes, these are real questions asked during an Israeli Interview. What would you say or do?
Join us on December 7th and learn how to adapt to the Israeli interviewer mindset sitting across the table. You will gain a better understanding of their motives How you can overcome the invisible gap that sometimes separates Olim from making themselves truly shine in job interviews. Asaf Yaffe is a Talent Acquisition professional with over ten years of experience. He is working as a Senior Recruiter for Intuit, and previously was an Executive Search consultant with Nisha Global. Asaf has been working with countless candidates from 5 different continents and matched them against the requisitions of Israeli companies.

Get it Right in Ra'anana is a collaboration between the Department for Immigration Absorption of the Ra'anana Municipality with ESRA & Gvahim - two established and well-known NGOs, who joined forces to provide olim with a single holistic solution. Together, we offer a one-stop-shop providing relevant opportunities and possibilities for olim to get and stay on track in their new home.

Vintage Shops Styling Fair

Vintage Shops Styling Fair

Picki, Ra'anana 29.3 Tues
Second-Hand shops for the community, are loaded with clothing and brands for women, men, and children, bric-a-brac, vintage, and much more... at very reasonable prices. The Ra’anana shop employs people with special needs integrating them into the work circle and supporting scholarship students.
Vintage Shops Styling Fair

Vintage Shops Styling Fair

Picki, Ra'anana 29.3 Tues
Second-Hand shops for the community, are loaded with clothing and brands for women, men, and children, bric-a-brac, vintage, and much more... at very reasonable prices. The Ra’anana shop employs people with special needs integrating them into the work circle and supporting scholarship students.

Beach Clean Up with EcoOcean

Ga'ash Beach 8.4 Fri

Join us for a Get It Right in Raanana beach gathering. A guided beach cleaning activity by EcoOcean that combines a fascinating talk and active learning of marine pollution, physical activity, and networking. All invited- individuals, families, and groups to help keep our beaches clean from waste. Spend a few hours and make a difference while meeting new people. Gloves and bags provided. Bring a hat, a bottle of water, comfortable clothes, and great vibes.

Beach Clean Up with EcoOcean

Ga'ash Beach 8.4 Fri

Join us for a Get It Right in Raanana beach gathering. A guided beach cleaning activity by EcoOcean that combines a fascinating talk and active learning of marine pollution, physical activity, and networking. All invited- individuals, families, and groups to help keep our beaches clean from waste. Spend a few hours and make a difference while meeting new people. Gloves and bags provided. Bring a hat, a bottle of water, comfortable clothes, and great vibes.

How to Validate your Business Idea in Israel
with Revital Rauchwerger

Hamitcham, Ra'anana 11.5 Wed 20:00

Do you have an idea for a startup or business? Before you go any further with it, you need to make sure that there’s a market for it! During this session, you’ll learn how to produce a Lean Canvas (1-Page Business Plan) to help validate your idea, by evaluating its product-market fit / service-market fit. The earlier you get to a Go/No Go decision the better. Revital heads the Gvahim Entrepreneurship Center (GEC) that provides business acceleration programs for early-stage startups/businesses (ranging from high-tech to low-tech). Her interdisciplinary experience spans Corporate Strategy and Venture Capital, to Strategic Consulting and Product Management.

How to Validate your Business Idea in Israel
with Revital Rauchwerger

Hamitcham, Ra'anana 11.5 Wed 20:00

Do you have an idea for a startup or business? Before you go any further with it, you need to make sure that there’s a market for it! During this session, you’ll learn how to produce a Lean Canvas (1-Page Business Plan) to help validate your idea, by evaluating its product-market fit / service-market fit. The earlier you get to a Go/No Go decision the better. Revital heads the Gvahim Entrepreneurship Center (GEC) that provides business acceleration programs for early-stage startups/businesses (ranging from high-tech to low-tech). Her interdisciplinary experience spans Corporate Strategy and Venture Capital, to Strategic Consulting and Product Management.

The Good the Bad and the Ugly - Making a Successful Aliyah Despite it All

with Claire Rabin
15.6 Wed 20:00

Gain practical tools on how to overcome and rise from the challenges from the differences in culture and language and deal with the issues that arise from getting it right in your new home. It'll be a fun workshop where you will meet people like yourself. Claire Rabin worked for 45 years as a professional therapist and a lecturer at Tel Aviv University teaching professionals to specialize in family therapy. She has written 12 books and hundreds of articles and travelled the world giving workshops and participating in workshops to improve skills.

The Good the Bad and the Ugly - Making a Successful Aliyah Despite it All

with Claire Rabin
15.6 Wed 20:00

Gain practical tools on how to overcome and rise from the challenges from the differences in culture and language and deal with the issues that arise from getting it right in your new home. It'll be a fun workshop where you will meet people like yourself. Claire Rabin worked for 45 years as a professional therapist and a lecturer at Tel Aviv University teaching professionals to specialize in family therapy. She has written 12 books and hundreds of articles and travelled the world giving workshops and participating in workshops to improve skills.

Past Events

Right before you register your kids for Gan

Join us to hear from our experts and get all your questions answered on how this all works in Raanana.

Opening remarks by Mayor Chaim Broyde.
Tamar Geiger - Head of Preschool and Early Childhood, Raanana Municipality.
Supervising Representative from the Ministry of Education
Register in advance and send us your questions: info@gir.org.il

Zoom in on Preschool and Early Childhood Education in Raanana

4.1 Tues 20:30 Free via Zoom

Right before you register your kids for Gan, join us to hear from our experts and get all your questions answered on how this all works in Raanana.
Opening remarks by Mayor Chaim Broyde.
Tamar Geiger - Head of Preschool and Early Childhood, Raanana Municipality.
Supervising Representative from the Ministry of Education
Register in advance and send us your questions: info@gir.org.il
David Mencer
Host
David Mencer is Londoner who made Aliyah from the UK four short years ago with his French wife Debora and 3 children. In David and Debora’s home - English, French and Hebrew are spoken fluently by all six of us, often simultaneously. David has over 25 years experience as a leading communications professional, particularly in political communications, fundraising and deal making. He has advised foremost figures in British business, politics, media, and charity. As Director of Labour Friends of Israel in the UK, he brought 70 UK Members of Parliament to Israel. Since making Aliyah he appears regularly on I24News as a UK political specialist explaining Brexit other UK focused issues. Since being in Israel he has maintained international clients while also working at the Israeli Innovation Center at the Peres Center for Peace in Yafo and currently at HonestReporting in Jerusalem.

Steve Schiff
Personally

Steven Schiff, made aliyah in 2018 from the USA with his wife and two children. He has a BA in Computer Science, and a MBA in Finance/International Business. Steven loves bike riding and works as a Seasoned FinTech Product Manager Consultant, Quant and Data Analytics Consultant and Creative Problem Solver with hands-on expertise turning Data into Dollars.

Claudia Chvaicer
Professionally

Claudia Chvaicer made Aliyah from Brazil 14 years ago and has been working in Sales and Business Development in the Hi-Tech industry ever since in some of the most successful Israeli tech companies including Payoneer, Conduit and ironSource. Claudia currently is the Head of Operations in an exciting startup in Adtech. She is a graduate of the IDC Herzliya MBA, is married to an Oleh from Australia, has a beautiful 3 year old boy and is living in Ra'anana.

Sabrina Relevy
Socially

Sabrina Relevy, founder of IPN, has worked in international real estate for 28 years, including 12 years in Israel since moving here in 2009. With no family or initailly friends in Israel, Sabrina grew her family, friends and blossomed into life in Raanana. With no help or Facebook groups available at the time Sabrina managed to navigate through the infamous bureaucracy of government offices, banks, schools, medical healthcare and more recently enlisting her children in the IDF. Sabrina has now a wealth experience of do’s and don’ts. She also established the Israel Property Network to offer a customer centered solution for anyone who wants to make Aliyah or invest in Israeli real estate. Sabrina loves meeting new people and travelling around Israel and overseas, but describes herself as an introvert. Away from the office, she enjoys camping and family time with her five children and their dog Bambi.

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