Get out your pocketbook… it’s aliyah time! What’s the first thing you’ll buy once you’re finally here?
Not sure? Let other olim tell you!
A lot of sites tell you the Big Ideas, but only in AliyahLand will you find the Nitty Gritty: the stuff you’ll need when you’re fresh off the plane.
Not Pesach-related, for a blog post: what was the first thing you bought after you arrived in Israel? (besides food/drinks)
A spectacular number of people jumped in to answer. I’ve sorted their answers into categories to help you get a better idea of what you’ll have to do with that little envelope of Sal Klitah money that they hand you at the airport.
(I couldn’t believe that was true, despite repeated reassurances, until I actually held it in my hands.)
What are you likely to need to buy right away? (If somebody answered in several categories, I listed their reply under the FIRST item they mentioned.)