Making Aliyah to Berlin

I know this title will anger some people. It’s reminiscent of the “Milky Controversy”, in which an Israeli Berliner, on a Facebook page called “Olim L’Berlin”, compared grocery receipts from Berlin and Tel Aviv to encourage people to enjoy the easy life of the German capital. Then Foreign Minister Yair Lapid called him a traitor.

Forgive me if that’s what I am after deciding to extend my summer trip to Berlin indefinitely. But I’ve fallen in love with the city.

Returning to Israel for a few weeks to pack up and see friends/family feels like coming back to the place I shared with a long-term partner to split our assets.

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