Teens

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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Bamba Factory

**The bamba Factory is currently closed and will be reopening in Kiryat Gat** 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...


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Bank of Israel

The Bank of Israel has a wonderful Visitors Center with exhibits and activities for adults and children ages 8+. There is a large exhibit hall which contains the history of Israeli Currency including samples and ancient coins. The visit includes playing video games related to currency, watching a movie in English or Hebrew and leaving...


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Begin Museum

The Begin Museum is not just a museum, it’s an experience.  Using the life story of the 6th Prime Minister of Israel, it tells the story of one of the most fascinating episodes of Israel’s history.  The visitor is taken on a journey through history using reconstructions, original items, rare documentary films as well as...


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Sofer Stam Tour – Moshe Braun

“Behind the Scenes Sofer Tour” Take a hands-on tour for families and groups as you learn all about the fascinating world of Safrut (scribal arts). Have you ever wondered how a Torah Scroll is created? How every single letter written on the parchment is done in such a precise way? What is inside a pair...


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Bible Lands Museum

The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem holds a unique collection dating back to the beginning of written history. It tells the story of humanity, the story of culture, the story of where we came from and how we got here. The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem presents the history of humanity through one of the most important...


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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...


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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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