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Top Ten Summer Activities
in Jerusalem

August 12, 2014

Some of my favorite phone calls at work start with “So you are Fun In Jerusalem… what should I do today with my kids?”  Now I can share my favorite “summer” answers with all of you! 1. *** Boogie Board in Jerusalem *** Activity: The Wave at the Jerusalem Beach, First Station YES there is a beach in Jerusalem...

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It’s August – What Are Your Kids Doing?

August 7, 2014

As the end of the summer approaches and many kaytanot and summer camps end, we are here to help you find new activities to keep your kids busy. This summer, in particular, is complicated because we are not sure if Operation Protective Edge will continue or if it has ended.  Many parents still want to...

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Cooling Off and Having Fun Outside Jerusalem

July 27, 2014

Jerusalem summers are hot and the best way to cool off is to join a local pool. For tourists who are visiting it’s hard to find a pool where you can spend the whole day and keep your kids entertained. We found it! The pool in Mesillat Zion, just outside Jerusalem before Beit Shemesh is...

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Fun In Jerusalem Vlog: Videos of Summer Camps in Israel

July 21, 2014

Are you trying to imagine what it would be like to send your kids to camp in Israel? Have you read articles about camps in Jerusalem, seen pictures and received advice from friends but you still can’t imagine what it’s like? Check out our latest video blog to get a feel for what is offered...

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Jerusalem Attractions Respond To Rocket Fire

July 16, 2014

During this stressful time when rockets are being launched into areas throughout Israel, the local Jerusalem attractions have opened up their hearts and their doors to make children from the South feel welcome. It is a welcome distraction to focus on fun especially since we are in the middle of summer vacation. This is a...

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Red Alert Tips at Jerusalem’s Top Attractions

July 10, 2014

During Operation Protective Edge in Israel, the streets in Jerusalem are full of people living life as if everything is normal. The Israeli attitude prevails; “we must not let the enemies stop our lives. Continue to live as usual while being aware of your surroundings”. We are also aware that there are many tourists in...

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What Is The Machine Inside?

July 10, 2014

The Bloomfield Science Museum has a new exhibit and at first glance it seems really complicated but once you understand it, it’s rather simple. Where does man get his/her ideas when he/she creates a new product or mechanical device? Often man can turn to nature for inspiration. This exhibit displays different concepts used in innovation...

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Salute to Olim in Photos

July 4, 2014

The Salute To Olim event on July 3, 2014 was a huge success. Together with the Fun In Jerusalem, AACI, Ginot Ha’Ir and Habitza we celebrated Olim in Jerusalem with a live Fountainheads Concert. There were more than 900 people at the event , many locals and even some tourists visiting for the summer. The...

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Salute to Olim – In light of the recent tragedy in Israel

July 1, 2014

With heavy and determined hearts, we have decided to go ahead with the Salute to Olim Fair as planned on Thursday July 3rd. Our hearts are broken by the tragedy that has befallen the families of Naftali Fraenkel z”l, Gil-ad Shaar z”l and Eyal Yifrah z”l.  May their memories be for a blessing and may...

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The Beach in Jerusalem – Really?

June 23, 2014

Jerusalem has lots of great history, art, culture, and fun but one thing it just doesn’t have is a beach. Well that’s about to change as the First Station creates their own version of a beach. Umbrellas, sand, beach toys, wave pool and a beach bar (fruit or drinks). Only pictures can do this concept...

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