School Age

Jerusalem American International School Camp

*There will be no JAIS camp in 2019* Summer 2018 Children will explore different authors and writing styles in both fiction and nonfiction books through a variety of activities that include art, literature, baking, and sports. Authors include but are not limited to Julia Donaldson, Eric Carle, Dr. Suess and classic fairytales. Every week will...


February 23, 2014 Read More >

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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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...


March 20, 2014 Read More >

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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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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Castel Fortress

There is no better way to teach children about the History of Israel than to be able to show them the actual locations of crucial battles. Today, the road to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv winds uphill, a black ribbon surrounded by trees, greenery and small villages dotting the landscape. Sixty years ago, it was the site...


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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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Agnon House

Visit the home of one of Israel’s most influential writers, Shai Agnon. The home was renovated in January 2009 and includes Shai Agnon’s library filled with his collection of books and sefarim. See the actual Nobel Prize for Literature that he received. Take a self guided audio tour in Hebrew or English of the Museum...


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Aish Hatorah

The best place to get a feel for what the 2nd Temple looked like is on the roof of the Aish Hatorah building in the Old City of Jerusalem. For 10 NIS per person you can climb to the most beautiful overlook of the Western Wall Plaza. There you will find a wide open space...


March 20, 2014 Read More >

Bamba Factory

Bamba is the most popular snack in Israel made of peanut butter, it is often one of the first real food babies are given because it melts in your mouth. Bamba is produced by Osem. The factory is located 1 hour outside Jerusalem but it’s a classic. Tour Description: Learn about the history of Bamba...


March 20, 2014 Read More >