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Making the Botanical Gardens Interactive: The Discovery Trail

July 17, 2016

The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens recently opened a new interactive section for kids known as the Discovery Trail. For information about the special Summer Evening of Fairytales on the Discovery Trail – click here. One of the most beautiful gardens in Jerusalem and the home of the Flower Train, the Botanical Gardens continues to improve its...

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Behind the scenes of the Reveal Jerusalem MegaScaventure

July 13, 2016

So how does the idea for a major citywide scavenger hunt get started? It starts with a few people putting their minds together to create an event that will attract families to Jerusalem for some fun. The Reveal Jerusalem MegaScaventure is the brainchild of Tali Tarlow from Israel Scaventures. Building on her success running scavenger...

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The Virtual Tourist – Around the World in Downtown Jerusalem

July 12, 2016

The streets of downtown Jerusalem have come alive with decorations and themes that will take you all across the world. After a successful summer of selfies last year, with the umbrellas on Yoel Solomon, the Eden Company went one step further to decorate multiple streets downtown with the themes from different countries. Thanks to Sharon...

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A Sweet Birthday at LOL & POP

July 10, 2016

Read our latest article in the Jerusalem Post “Behind the Fun In Jerusalem” section. “Finding the right birthday activity for my daughter was a challenge. Keeping in mind that I wanted it to be something unique that would entertain my older boys as well, I looked for something even I had never done before –...

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The Virtual Tourist – Pat BaMelach Biblical Bread Workshop

June 28, 2016

If you are dreaming about your next trip to Jerusalem, we have something to wet your appetite. There is nothing like actually being here but we thought we would give you a chance to experience a Pat BaMelach bread workshop – virtually! David Katz, the founding baker will guide you through the grain cycles in...

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Top 10 Reasons To Visit Maale Adumim This Summer

June 28, 2016

1. Stay cool on those hot summer days by coming on a Fun Factory Tour (Halva, Custom Guitar Factory) 2. Refresh yourself with the cool natural spring water at Ein Maboa Nature Reserve. Kids LOVE water hikes! 3. Summer evenings are cooler in Maale Adumim than daytimes so come on an evening program: Family Group Program at...

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10 Ways to Enjoy Jerusalem For FREE

June 27, 2016

Inspired by a tweet from Birthright, I am excited to share with you some FREE ideas of how to enjoy Jerusalem. It is worth extending your Birthright trip to see the city at your own pace. Park Hamesilla/ First Station The Park Hamesilla “Train Track Park” starts at the First Station which has been converted into...

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Fields of Tomorrow – Bloomfield Science Museum

June 26, 2016

We always talk about Israel as the “Start Up Nation” and now thanks to the Bloomfield Science Museum, kids can experience it. Come to the new “Fields of Tomorrow” exhibit that celebrates Israel’s advanced agricultural technology, making waves across the world. The world’s population increases by 2% every year. By 2050 it is expected to...

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Ten Tips to Grow Your Tourism Business

June 24, 2016

In today’s highly social and techy world, we can reach potential customers through many different channels. Fun In Jerusalem uses a website, newsletter, social media, print journalism, podcasts and live events to promote tourism in Jerusalem. Here are 10 TIPS FROM FUN IN JERUSALEM to help you reach tourists and increase the chances that they will...

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