Main source of funding:
Other sources of funding:
A private grant
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
The shekel (the Israeli "dollar") was only 1/5 of the value of the dollar while I was there; however, travel is cheaper in general because mass transportation is so popular and if you stay in hostels when traveling, you'll save a ton! Since I was only staying for one academic year, I didn't want the problems of installing a phone, so I got a cell phone. The cost to call home was, thus, more expensive, then from a landline.
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was more expensive than at home.
was the same price as at home.
Overall, Housing, Travel, Nightlife:
was less expensive than at home.