Teens

First Station

The First Station is an outdoor mall located on the site of the Old Train Station in Jerusalem. Using the original train station buildings, the new “First Station” is a vibrant place to eat, play and have fun. Many of Jerusalem’s festivals have events at the First Station and it is at the beginning of...


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Bank of Israel

The Bank of Israel has a wonderful Visitors Center with exhibits and activities for adults and children ages 8+. There is a large exhibit hall which contains the history of Israeli Currency including samples and ancient coins. The visit includes playing video games related to currency, watching a movie in English or Hebrew and leaving...


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Basket Weaving Workshop

Learn the art of basket weaving from Sarai, a talented and patient craftswoman. Sarai can host you in her Mongolian Tent in the village of Tekoa (15 minutes from Jerusalem), overlooking the Judean Desert. There you will learn the unique skills involved in weaving, which is one of the first ancient crafts done in Israel....


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Begin Museum

The Begin Museum is not just a museum, it’s an experience.  Using the life story of the 6th Prime Minister of Israel, it tells the story of one of the most fascinating episodes of Israel’s history.  The visitor is taken on a journey through history using reconstructions, original items, rare documentary films as well as...


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Sofer Stam Tour – Moshe Braun

“Behind the Scenes Sofer Tour” Take a hands-on tour for families and groups as you learn all about the fascinating world of Sofrut (scribal arts). Have you ever wondered how a Torah Scroll is created? How every single letter written on the parchment is done in such a precise way? What is inside a pair...


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Bible Lands Museum

The Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem presents exhibits of the cultures of all the people mentioned in the Bible – from Egypt eastwards across the Fertile Crescent to Afghanistan, and from Nubia north to the Caucasian mountains. You will learn of the Philistines and the Arameans, the Hittites and the Elamites, the Phoenicians and the Persians. The...


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Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem is one of the most beautiful and relaxing places in Jerusalem. The vast grounds and beautiful landscape along with the wide selection of animals make this a MUST SEE for kids and adults. The Zoo has jazz events, juggling and workshops during school vacations throughout the year. Kids...


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Bloomfield Science Museum

The Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem is an interactive and educational museum that makes science and technology fun for the whole family. They have ongoing exhibits, special workshops and shows. Call ahead to confirm the schedule of events for the day. When I took my kids there my son told me “I don’t want to stay here the whole...


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Shabbat Farm

Learn about ancient agricultural customs and how they relate to Judaism and the Sabbath laws. Tours are “Hands On” and led by experienced and knowledgeable guides. For example learn to plow, thresh, dye material, sift, knead, winnow, bake pitot in a taboon, sheer a sheep and more. Ride a children’s train, mechanical camel ride, tractors,...


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Botanical Gardens

The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens has more than six thousand plant species, which were brought to Israel from all over the world. The plants are displayed in six sections, North America, South Africa, Europe, Australia, Central Asia, Mediterranean, each designed to create a miniature landscape of the region of origin of the plants. During the summer and...


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