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One of the most fascinating aspects of making aliyah is watching how easily young people are able to integrate in a new world, learn a new language and fit in with a completely different culture. Our children were 9 and 10 years old when we arrived in Israel from South Africa. Looking back, I would suggest that in their case, this was arguably the ideal age to start out in a new country. Why? They get the best of both worlds, so to speak – they are old enough to remember the traditions, positive traits and culture of their early childhood years, but young enough to easily immerse themselves in a new culture without any fears or insecurities.
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