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Eight Ways To Enjoy Hanukka 2015 in Jerusalem

November 16, 2015

  Eight ways to enjoy Hanukka in Jerusalem in honor of the eight nights of Hanukka. Most activities are available each day. Check the event listing for details. Candle #1 – Hanukka Fun with Art Enjoy some Hanukka inspired art activities at the Open Studio Hanukka Kaytana. Reservations are recommended For a half day...

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Thanksgiving Kids Activities in Jerusalem

November 12, 2015

Thanksgiving at the end of November is a popular time to travel to Israel with your family. Once you get here you will realize it’s life as usual in Israel and most locals won’t even realize it’s a special US holiday. The perks are that you won’t have trouble booking reservations for some of our...

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8 Ways to Gift On Hanukka

November 8, 2015

Spend the 8 Days giving back to your community and doing chesed. Thank you to GIFT Israel for arranging these great events and activities.  Donate new or gently used toys to children in need. Drop off 13/2 Halamed Heh,  December 1st – 7th  2. Join GIFT to pack food for the needy with Yad Eliezer...

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Mondays in the Moshava

November 1, 2015

The Ginot Ha’Ir Community Center wants to entice you to come out and enjoy Emek Refaim this winter (2015) with your family. Each Monday in November and December there will be special events and special offers at the local restaurants. Events include storytime, music and lectures. For activities, concerts and lectures see the Mondays in...

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CrowdSourcing – Ideas to Support Fun In Jerusalem

November 1, 2015

How can you help the local attractions, vendors and tourism providers in Jerusalem during this slow time due to the wave of terror attacks? Whether you are a local or a past/future tourist living outside Israel you may have a great idea to share. The purpose of this post is to crowdsource ideas of ways...

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Jerusalem Foundation Activities This Week

October 28, 2015

The Jerusalem Foundation has created an “emergency campaign” to support local cultural institutions and tourist attractions during this current wave of terror throughout the country. They are providing extra security and special activities and hours for family activities. The idea is to give local families the ability to go on with life as usual. Activities...

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Finding the FUN During Difficult Times

October 14, 2015

The last two weeks have been very challenging for locals and tourists in Jerusalem. As a person who promotes the tourism industry in Jerusalem, I need to find the balance – to give good & safe advice, while also helping my “tourism colleagues” deal with a serious “dip” in business. As a local Jerusalemite, I...

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Sukkot Activities in Jerusalem 2015

September 18, 2015

Sukkot is a wonderful time of year to spend in Jerusalem. The weather begins to change and the streets are filled with decorations, sukkot and a festive atmosphere. Most of the events take place on the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of Chol Hamoed. Make it easy and order Sukkot takeout food so you can spend...

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Jerusalem Indoor Summer Activities in the Heat Wave

August 4, 2015

This summer has turned into a long extended heat wave and there is no end in sight. We recommend that you go out first thing in the morning or late in the evening since the hottest times of the day begin around 2pm and last until sunset. Here are some ideas of ways to keep...

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