Showing posts from March 24, 2020

Israel Post has an option to send packages from the post office to your home (for 20 NIS)

We just discovered this recently, if you are in בידוד or just stuck at home... You can get packages straight to your door. No need to step foot in the post office or store pickup anymore.There are several options, but the cheapest one seems to be My Post שליחת מדלת לדלת for 20 NIS. We do not recommend Gett Delivery because they charge by the meter (not flat-rate). If you do decide to go with Gett, you should use our link to get a coupon on your first ride (new users only) - information on the Mail Delivery-
You can see this option from the item tracker (מעקב משלוחים) page on their site. Note that if you order via Amazon, they are supposed to deliver the package to your house. If they don't, you can complain to their customer service and request to switch to a different service -
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Rosetta Stone - Free 3 month trial for students

Rosetta Stone is having a 3-month program for free (for students only). This appears to be online and they have 19 languages including Hebrew, Spanish, Arabic, and English.
This is yet another company offering free resources to help us learn and grow as human beings while being stuck at home all day. Enjoy learning!
We mentioned Audible's Free Children's Stories in this post as well
Rosetta Stone יש תוכנית לימודים לשפה חדשה דרך חברת. זה בחינם ל3 חודשים, ויש להם 19 שפות שאפשר לבחור אחד מהם. חלק מהשפות הן אנגלית, ערבית, עברית, וספרדית. תהנו

Free Audible Stories for Kids. Works as long as schools are closed

Taken directly from the audible website:
"For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. 
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.It's that easy." 
Start Listening

Audible Stories should even work on your regular Kindle e-reader (in devices and apps). Just note that only kids stories appear to be free, you can still create a regular account or sign up for a trial for more votes. 

Pass it on to a someone you know with a kid

Kindle Unlimited - 2 months free

If you haven't signed up for this yet, now's the time. You get a free two month trial of Kindle Unlimited, you don't even need a Kindle to take advantage of it. They have a Kindle app for iPhone, Android, and even a Desktop app. 

You can read books, magazines, and newspapers for free (digitally), and you can hear audiobooks too! This is a great time-spender for being in lockdown or home quarantine. 

Sign up here

Let us know what books you are reading now!

Some people are getting one month free,  so your mileage may vary