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Re: CC and Bank Accounts in Israel?
« Reply #240 on: May 18, 2017, 06:10:20 AM »
What's the best option to get $ in to a U.S. account from Israel?
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Re: CC and Bank Accounts in Israel?
« Reply #241 on: May 18, 2017, 07:26:49 AM »

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Re: CC and Bank Accounts in Israel?
« Reply #242 on: October 11, 2017, 05:22:45 AM »
How much can you pull out from mizrahi bank at once

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Re: CC and Bank Accounts in Israel?
« Reply #243 on: October 15, 2017, 04:20:11 PM »
What's the best option to get $ in to a U.S. account from Israel?

Two solid options (both reliable and have been around for a long time):

1) https://www.covercy.com 39 shekel flat fee per transfer, and they take 0.8%-1% on the spread.

2) http://www.clearshiftinc.com/he/default.aspx Flat 0.5% (incl. VAT) fee per transfer, with 100 shekel minimum fee.  They do not profit off spread and simply use the official published Bank of Israel daily rate ("sha'ar yatzig")

Basically, if you're transferring 10K ILS+, go with ClearShift.  ClearShift transfers also get deposited as a domestic U.S. wire.  Covercy is usually fast, but does suffer from "Israeli" "customer service" at times.

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Re: CC and Bank Accounts in Israel?
« Reply #244 on: June 25, 2020, 03:21:58 AM »
Reviving an old thread

Any current information on which banks allow foreigners to open a checking account?

Which banks offer discounts/free for students?

Looking to deposit checks and have a card to use in places that don't except foreign cards.
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Re: CC and Bank Accounts in Israel?
« Reply #245 on: June 25, 2020, 03:53:17 AM »
I heard bank leumi allows for it. There aren't many discounts at all. Maybe you can get them to lower or get rid of certain fees.
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Re: CC and Bank Accounts in Israel?
« Reply #246 on: June 26, 2020, 11:37:23 AM »
Reviving an old thread

Any current information on which banks allow foreigners to open a checking account?

Which banks offer discounts/free for students?

Looking to deposit checks and have a card to use in places that don't except foreign cards.
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you may need to have 5000 shek a month direct deposit.
or doar but its not a great bank ....

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Re: CC and Bank Accounts in Israel?
« Reply #247 on: June 28, 2020, 06:40:18 PM »
Reviving an old thread

Any current information on which banks allow foreigners to open a checking account?

Which banks offer discounts/free for students?

Looking to deposit checks and have a card to use in places that don't except foreign cards.
Bank Yerushalayim I think has a branch in Yerushalayim which is geared specifically towards foreigners. That bank is also known to be great on fees.