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Jerusalem at 50 Photo Blog YY50

May 23, 2017

This is a year of celebrations for the city of Jerusalem. The festivities began with an incredible sound and light show on the walls of the Old City on May 21, 2017. Entertainers included Avraham Tal, Evyatar Banai and Sarit Haddad. The city really put on a fantastic show that could be seen and all...


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President Donald Trump Visits Jerusalem – Photo Blog

May 22, 2017

Just before a special Yom Yerushalayim, President Donald Trump visited Jerusalem. His entourage landed at the Jerusalem First Station in the parking lot and headed to visit Ruvi Rivlin at the President’s House. His visit included a trip to the Western Wall, Yad Vashem and the Israel Museum. The President stayed in one of my...


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The Personality Behind the Simcha Hall – BITE SIZE

May 17, 2017

You might think that the Simcha Hall located in the Old City overlooking the Kotel Plaza carries its name because it is a party venue. After getting to know the Holtzberg family, you will quickly learn about Simcha Holtzberg, the patriarch of the family and the role he played in the history of the State...


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The Countdown to the 6-Day War Video Project – BITE SIZE

May 10, 2017

There are lots of exciting events and projects going on in Jerusalem in honor of the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s unification. Today, I met with an old friend Simone Katz, Chief Marketing officer at Jerusalem U and had the pleasure of hearing about Jerusalem U and it’s new videos project called “The Countdown to the...


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What Will You Do For Yom Yerushalayim?

May 7, 2017

This year is going to be an exciting one for the city of Jerusalem, celebrating 50 years since the 1967 war when the city was liberated & reunified. Parents have lots of fun ways they can prepare their kids for this momentous event. Here are some of our favorite options. ACTIVITIES TO DO BEFORE Touch...


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Independence Day Fireworks in Jerusalem & Flyover Times

April 26, 2017

The best park of Yom Haatzmaut are the fireworks. I often myself standing on our balcony waiting to see where the next fireworks will come from. Here is a guide based on information from the Iriya. Times are subject to change but at least it’s a start. Fireworks in Jerusalem – Independence Day 2017 10:00pm...


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What to do on a RAINY Passover (Pesach)?

April 13, 2017

So it may not be ideal to have rain on Pesach but there are still plenty of activities to do. Look back at this post to find out updates about events & festivals. They will be posted here.  Snappling on the Old City Walls & Tours – Tours will be adjusted to continue during rain...


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The Story Behind Let’s Bench – BITE SIZE

March 29, 2017

One of the easiest ways to personalize a Bar or Bat Mitzva or a special event is to create a custom bencher (Bircon). With today’s technology the personalization options are so much more advanced. I had the pleasure of meeting Daniel Laufer one of the founders of Let’s Bench based in Jerusalem and to hear...


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Inspiring Take Aways From TBEX Jerusalem

March 22, 2017

Jerusalem had the honor of hosting hundreds of travel bloggers from across the world for the annual TBEX International Conference. Thanks to Mordecai Holtz & Ilanit Melchior for making this happen and to Rick Calvert and Patti Hosking for believing in Jerusalem. Meeting other travel bloggers and hearing their stories was the highlight for me....


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