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Ma'ale Adumim
November 2, 2010

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  1. 1. Maale Adummim Israel’s Best Kept Secret!
  2. 2. The city of Maale Adummim, just 7 kilometres east ofThe city of Maale Adummim, just 7 kilometres east of Jerusalem, takes great pride in its suburban atmosphereJerusalem, takes great pride in its suburban atmosphere..
  3. 3. Clean streets and green parks , walking and bicycle pathsClean streets and green parks , walking and bicycle paths characterize the city as well as its flower and palm tree linedcharacterize the city as well as its flower and palm tree lined avenuesavenues..
  4. 4. AncientAncient olive trees from the Galilee adorn the city's traffic circles. Theolive trees from the Galilee adorn the city's traffic circles. The city has won the environmental quality award for the last seven yearscity has won the environmental quality award for the last seven years!!
  5. 5. Education is at the top of the municipality's scale of priorities. The cityEducation is at the top of the municipality's scale of priorities. The city offers educational frameworks ranging from pre-schools through highoffers educational frameworks ranging from pre-schools through high schoolschool..
  6. 6. Last year, a technological college for space and aviation opened its doors inLast year, a technological college for space and aviation opened its doors in Maale Adummim in conjunction with the Israel Air ForceMaale Adummim in conjunction with the Israel Air Force..
  7. 7. There are dozens of preschools, elementary schools and high schoolsThere are dozens of preschools, elementary schools and high schools in the city belonging to the state, state-religious, Torani, and TALIin the city belonging to the state, state-religious, Torani, and TALI streams. All of these educational frameworks have fully accreditedstreams. All of these educational frameworks have fully accredited curriculums and operate on a long day program ( 8-15:30curriculums and operate on a long day program ( 8-15:30(( Each year, schools in Maale Adummim win educational prizes forEach year, schools in Maale Adummim win educational prizes for excellence in educationexcellence in education..
  8. 8. Maale Adummim prides itself on offering a wide variety of cultural andMaale Adummim prides itself on offering a wide variety of cultural and recreational activities for all ages. The local community center publishesrecreational activities for all ages. The local community center publishes a catalogue every year which lists a multitude of activities in the areas ofa catalogue every year which lists a multitude of activities in the areas of sports, art, dance, martial arts, swimming, cooking, nature, and moresports, art, dance, martial arts, swimming, cooking, nature, and more..
  9. 9. Among the city's other cultural/recreational offerings areAmong the city's other cultural/recreational offerings are the Moshe Castel Art Museum, theatrical performances,the Moshe Castel Art Museum, theatrical performances, outdoor concerts and ceremonies which take place at theoutdoor concerts and ceremonies which take place at the various city parks and auditoriumsvarious city parks and auditoriums..
  10. 10. Sports facilities include indoor sports centers, outdoor basketballSports facilities include indoor sports centers, outdoor basketball and tennis courts, 2 soccer fields, and a "country club" housingand tennis courts, 2 soccer fields, and a "country club" housing both indoor and outdoor poolsboth indoor and outdoor pools..
  11. 11. Three health clubs are now active in the city. There is a bowling alley inThree health clubs are now active in the city. There is a bowling alley in the adjacent industrial park of Maale Adummim and a recreational lakethe adjacent industrial park of Maale Adummim and a recreational lake with boating, ducks and exercise paths is being built in cooperation withwith boating, ducks and exercise paths is being built in cooperation with Keren KayemetKeren Kayemet..
  12. 12. Most of Maale Adummim residents work in the Jerusalem area. TheMost of Maale Adummim residents work in the Jerusalem area. The city is located 10 minutes from Hebrew University and Hadassahcity is located 10 minutes from Hebrew University and Hadassah Hospital and 20 minutes away from the hi tech parks of Ramot andHospital and 20 minutes away from the hi tech parks of Ramot and Malcha. There are many residents who work in Maale AdummimMalcha. There are many residents who work in Maale Adummim itself or in the adjoining industrial park of Mishor Adummim.Foritself or in the adjoining industrial park of Mishor Adummim.For those employed in the Tel-Aviv area, the municipality has arranged 2those employed in the Tel-Aviv area, the municipality has arranged 2 direct buses every morning to Tel-Aviv. Maale Adummim has one ofdirect buses every morning to Tel-Aviv. Maale Adummim has one of the lowest unemployment rates among all of Israel's citiesthe lowest unemployment rates among all of Israel's cities.
  13. 13. The new neighborhood of Nofei HaSela offers many housing options for new olim, both rentals and purchase, at affordable prices.
  14. 14. There are hundreds of English speakers who live in the older areas of Maale Adummim and one can find there apartments, semi-attached cottages and private villas.
  15. 15. Maale Adummim is a heterogenous city-a home to 37,000 residentsMaale Adummim is a heterogenous city-a home to 37,000 residents -religious, traditional and secular . Among them is a large English-religious, traditional and secular . Among them is a large English speaking population of about 400 familiesspeaking population of about 400 families.. During the last 5 years, over 70 families from North America,During the last 5 years, over 70 families from North America, England ,South Africa and Australia settled in the city creatingEngland ,South Africa and Australia settled in the city creating many new servicesmany new services..
  16. 16. The Shenker Family from London writes: “We made aliyah 6 months ago. The community here is very welcoming and we have enjoyed the many benefits of Community Aliyah which has given us SO much support. Maale Adummim is a new, pretty, clean town. There is good access to healthcare and you wouldn’t believe how easy it is to get your child into the school of your choice.. We’re very happy with our choice of location!”
  17. 17. The Rifkind Family made aliyah to MA from South Africa in 2009. Here is what they wrote: “We had been thinking of making aliyah for 12 years-it’s not an easy decision...when we came on a pilot trip we saw many places and we chose Maale Adummim. The education is good and there is a significant Anglo community. There are all of the conveniences.... Now we have found our apartment with a view of the Judean hills...the kids have many friends and the community is so welcoming..WE ARE HOME!!”
  18. 18. There are over 45 synagogues in Maale Adummim, varying in stylesThere are over 45 synagogues in Maale Adummim, varying in styles within the Orthodox framework. In addition, a Conservative Chavurahwithin the Orthodox framework. In addition, a Conservative Chavurah hosts Kabbalat Shabbat services, holiday events and learninghosts Kabbalat Shabbat services, holiday events and learning.. Shiurim take place throughout the city in both English and Hebrew on aShiurim take place throughout the city in both English and Hebrew on a weekly basis and a community Beit Midrash has recently opened forweekly basis and a community Beit Midrash has recently opened for religious and non-religious to learn togetherreligious and non-religious to learn together..
  19. 19. .. The Community Aliyah program offers significant benefits such as rentalThe Community Aliyah program offers significant benefits such as rental assistance, tutoring, a year of trips and programs, as well as the assistance of aassistance, tutoring, a year of trips and programs, as well as the assistance of a personal aliyah coordinator to help in all areas of absorptionpersonal aliyah coordinator to help in all areas of absorption..
  20. 20. We look forward to seeing you here in Maale AdummimWe look forward to seeing you here in Maale Adummim!!!!!!
  21. 21. Special thanks to Chizki Zisman and Jacob Richman for the use of their photographs Special thanks to Iris Alfasi for technical assistance. For more information about Maale Adummim : e-mail- klita_ma@mam.org
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