About Us Together, we're shaping a free and flourishing Israel. Photo by Ian Schneider on Unsplash At Belong, we’re fueled by our passion for helping individuals find their sense of belonging in Israel while simplifying and providing hands-on support throughout every step of your aliyah journey. Serving only one interest: you. Belong is private and independent. We’re friendly but unaffiliated with the Israeli government. That means we’re unbiased, serving only one interest: you. With Belong, you can discover the rich heritage, culture, and opportunities that await you in Israel. Engage with our community, participate in discussions, and explore the personal stories of those who have already embarked on their journey. We aim to help you forge a meaningful connection with Israel and ignite your passion for this extraordinary country. Together, we’re shaping a free and flourishing Israel. What we’re building is bigger than Belong. We see our homeland as the ultimate platform for finding purpose and opportunity. It’s about a shared vision for the future; it’s about reawakening our people’s sense of mutual responsibility, which has always been the secret to Jewish resilience and success. We dream big and work hard for our fellow Jews and future generations. We know what’s at stake. We invite you to join us at Belong as we embark on this transformative journey. Together, we can build a better world, make a lasting impact, and find deeper meaning and purpose in the land we call home. Israel needs you. To truly embrace Israel, you have to see it through the eyes of an Israeli before reaching the beating heart of our beautiful, complex culture and understanding its depth and intricacies. We are here to help you see what Israel can do for you. And better yet, what you can do for Israel. We offer suggestions for a range of opportunities for involvement, volunteering work, living, and experiencing Israel. We’re here to bring the power of belonging to every Jew. Here’s how. Volunteer to help rebuild a free and flourishing Israel. In the aftermath of the war, join hands with us as we dedicate our efforts towards the recovery of Israel. Your involvement can make a significant difference in the lives of those impacted by recent challenges and can contribute to our nation’s healing and rebuilding. Pack your bags. Go ↗ Make aliyah easy - and the adventure of a lifetime. As a Jew, you have the right to claim Israeli citizenship. If you’re considering living in Israel or need guidance and support, Belong is the definitive interface connecting you to Israel. Find timely information and verified resources, plus stories that put you in that sabra state of mind. Find your place. Come home ↗ Personal assistance is available for you anywhere and anytime. Make aliyah, travel, work, study, volunteer, or invest: if it brings you here, we’ll make it easier. We’ve assembled a dream team of on-the-ground experts and self-service resources to simplify the process, from application to acclimation. Our professional and dedicated team can answer your questions, offer personalized advice, or address concerns. We’re committed to ensuring you have all the necessary tools and information. We're here to help Talk to us↗ We Belong together. Meet our team. Gilad Ramot Founder, Owner I am an entrepreneur looking for ways to do good for my surroundings. For over 20 years, I have built and led companies that aim to help people. At this time, the Jewish people need to get together, and there is no better way than to help those who want to join us in Israel for a soft landing and embrace them in our communities. Married + 2 boys living in Nir Banim, and loves to see when a plan comes together. Eilon Gilad CEO I am passionate about how people experience cultural differences and interact with each other. I love Israel and believe it can be a role model to a thriving society. After 30 years in the high-tech industry and experiencing different geographies and cultures, I want to introduce you to the best Israel has to offer (besides the scenery, culture, and history) and get you to understand the unique connections in our society. Happily married with 3 grown kids, lives in Binyamina, and is always looking for adventures. Iris Bdolach COO Throughout my professional life, I have chosen positions that allowed me to combine professional knowledge and experience with my desire to do something significant. Belong allows me to do that. I see great importance in strengthening the connection of Jews to Israel, Israelis, to their roots, and the land that is our home to build a free and flourishing society. Born in Israel, I am a proud mother living with my son in Tel Aviv. Soni Roth Udler Customer Success I am an Israeli-Brazilian with a zionist background orientation. Israel is my home, and as a 3rd generation of Holocaust survivors from Auschwitz, I am proud to live here and raise my children in Israel. After 20 years in the Jewish Agency, working both as an emissary abroad and as an integration professional here in Israel, I understand and admire the path that olim are taking when choosing to come and live in Israel. I want to introduce you to the best aspects of Israeli society and all it has to offer. This is especially for those interested in coming to Israel, getting to know it better, experiencing life here, or even building a home in this vibrant country. Happily engaged with two grown kids, Shay and Shany. Lives in Zur Itzhak and is always looking to make new connections with people. Inbar Grosglik Partnership and Control I am an Israeli with all my heart and soul. My passion is photography; my greatest love is taking pictures of people, capturing emotions and moments of emotional connections. I love Israel and feel a great connection to it and to the Israeli society. As someone who has lived abroad for several years, I understand that we, as Jews, have no other country. I am very proud to be a part of something that aims to strengthen the connection of Jews worldwide to Israel, and I look forward to presenting Israel and it's beautiful, warm, and unique society to anyone interested in getting to know, experience, or be a part of it. Lives in Kiryat Ono. Happily married and a proud mother of 3 young children. Always looking to make the world a better place for them. Jessica Scalisi English Writer Originally from New York, I started my career producing a children's TV show in Manhattan before moving to Israel to dive into journalism & the high-tech world. As a new olah living in Israel, my role as a writer and editor at Belong deeply resonates with my own journey. Through a unique and personal experience, I'm able to bring a different perspective and understanding to the Belong team. Here, I combine my passion for storytelling with my experiences of adapting to life in a new country. I'm more than just an employee; I'm part of a mission close to my heart, helping others navigate their own paths in Israel. Outside work, I love photography and travel, and I enjoy life in Beer Sheva with my partner and our two dogs. Find yourself in Israel.