Monthly Archives: January 2019
In the midst of the New Year’s marathon, fate brought me to the same table with a married couple from Jerusalem, who arrived in warm Kiev in Israel to see for themselves the city where the parents of the spouses were born.
Netta and Arnie complained that supposedly in Jerusalem real estate is too expensive, and they cannot afford to move to a new building. First of all, Israel is a relatively small country, and housing supply is limited. Secondly, among wealthy Jews in the USA, France and Great Britain, it has become fashionable to have an apartment in Israel, preferably in Jerusalem, in its prestigious areas. Overseas owners buy a second home in Israel, dreaming of moving to the promised land in old age. And in anticipation of this hour they rent it out. Continue reading
The struggle for cleanliness and order in the house is not a reason for restricting the rights of residents
The times of mass communal apartments are in the past, but even today, neighbors can become a source of problems. For example, such a situation is possible: suddenly one or several initiative residents appear, and the rest will be surprised to learn that they need to pay for the installation of the intercom. The idea is interesting. Someone will agree and pay. Others will refuse (for various reasons). If the “refuseniks” find themselves in the minority, they may face the fact that since “the majority agrees,” then there will be an intercom. They, “in a good way”, can offer an electronic key (one for the apartment – the rest need to be bought). Continue reading