Six years ago I embarked on an unknown journey that changed my life. As a fresh-faced English grad from King’s College, Cambridge I had no idea what I would do in Israel, but I knew I needed to be in Israel and be a part of its incredible energy.
Kibbutz life had always sparked my interest and so did learning Hebrew, so I did what many new Olim do, I moved to a kibbutz, started Ulpan and worked in the kitchen.
It didn’t take long for me to realize the kibbutz life wasn’t for me; I knew I was a city person. Like many people that come to Israel, the start-up scene, abundance of innovation and thriving entrepreneurs entranced me. I wanted to break into this scene but was never quite sure how.
I was an English...