Risking it all for Aliyah

By BENJAMIN SPIER
July 24, 2011 10:03

Alex Veksler says he doesn't regret giving up a job at a major US bank to bring his family to Israel.




Vexler Family 311

Vexler Family 311. (photo credit: Ben Spier)



Last week, the Veksler family packed up their house in Queens NY, got on a plane to Israel and moved into their new home in the Mevo Horon settlement. So, 9 days after making Aliyah, what is the next step for the Veksler family? Finding jobs.




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The Vekslers and their four kids came to Israel on the first Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah flight of the 2011 summer. Before coming to Israel, Alex Veksler worked as a vice president in finance for one of the major banks in the United States. He decided to give up the job that provided for his family, to make Aliyah.



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