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Back in New York, we didn’t own a car – there simply was no need. We lived near the A train subway line and thus were able to travel around the city easily without fretting about finding a parking spot.
But living in Israel is different. While Modi’in is centrally located and boasts a high-speed train line, it is a large sprawling city. Realistically speaking, we need a car to get around.
New cars in Israel are very expensive – generally more than double the cost of a car in America. While olim are offered a