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Moving Up: An Aliyah Journal

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When she packed up her bags, her family, and her life, to depart the United States for a permanent move to Israel, Laura Ben-David never knew that Aliyah would be the most emotional, frustrating, moving, and hilarious experience of her life. "Moving Up: An Aliyah Journal" beautifully captures Laura Ben-David's family's highs and lows as they navigate Israeli bureaucracy, a ...more
Paperback, 204 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Mazo Publishers
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What makes Moving Up such a wonderful memoir is that firstly, it is a compilation of journal entries written in real time. You don't have to rely on the author's memory of events that happened months or years ago. More importantly, what I love about this journal is that Laura Ben-David takes the reader through everything. She doesn't merely focus on big events, monumental changes, and milestones, as most memoirs tend to do. Rather, the reader is also treated to details that may seem inconsequent ...more
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Inspired by her experience making Aliyah to Israel, Laura began writing and never stopped. She is the author of the book, MOVING UP: An Aliyah Journal, a memoir of her move to Israel. She has spoken about Israel and Aliyah all over the United States and Israel. Formerly the head of social media at Nefesh B'Nefesh, Laura recently started her own business, LBD Creative.

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