Author Archives for Joanna Shebson

About Joanna Shebson

Joanna is the Founder and FUN Expert at Fun In Jerusalem. What started out as a mommy blog has grown into a successful tourism website. Joanna is married with three kids and lives in Katamon, Jerusalem. She loves to inspire family fun in Jerusalem.

What’s Happening at the Montefiore Windmill? – BITE SIZE

January 22, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

Have you seen the newly renovated windmill in Yemin Moshe in action? We went Behind the Scenes of the Montefiore Windmill to hear all about the work that went into renovating it and how it is being used today. This podcast interview with Yuval Klein was originally recorded for BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak. Listen to...


January 22, 2019 Read More >

From Operation Moses to Megemaria at Yvel – Meet Daniel on BITE SIZE

January 9, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

Some interviews really leave an impression. Meeting Daniel Sahalo, an Ethiopian immigrant who arrived in Israel on Operation Moses, has been one of the highlights of my Bite Size radio interviews. Daniel’s story is about courage, strength and adapting successfully to a new country and culture. It is particularly poignant for me because I remember...


January 9, 2019 Read More >

Ready… Set…Who are you gonna GO for in the Jerusalem Marathon?

January 8, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

The Jerusalem Marathon is fast approaching, taking place on March 15, 2019. Training for, and running a marathon, or any long-distance endurance sport, used to be the kind of thing only super-healthy fitness enthusiasts would undertake. However, in the last 10 years in Jerusalem, it has become a family tradition. Whether you run the community...


January 8, 2019 Read More >

Segev Hamburgers – The New Gourmet Street Food Craze in Jerusalem

January 1, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

The Jerusalem restaurant scene has gone gourmet over the last few years. Gourmet street food is the hot culinary trend and local Israeli chefs have been reinterpreting traditional recipes like hamburgers, chicken wraps and more. It is really fun to see that Jerusalem is one of the cities leading this trend. We got to go...


January 1, 2019 Read More >

Meet Avi Liberman founder of Comedy for Koby – BITE SIZE

December 26, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Listen to Avi Liberman, stand up comic, screenwriter and actor as he speaks about being the founder of “Comedy for Koby” on BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak. Listen to the Interview –  Comedy for Koby has become a tradition in Israel and a hot ticket to get for English speakers who like to have a good...


December 26, 2018 Read More >

Hanukkah 2018 in Jerusalem

November 27, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Spend this Hanukkah in Jerusalem and we will give you lots of great ideas to keep your kids entertained. This year the holiday begins with an incredible parade “March For World Jewry“. You’ve probably heard the buzz about the Macy’s floats coming to Jerusalem which turned into “the parade will be in the spirit of...


November 27, 2018 Read More >

Meet Avigayle Adler from the Open Studio – BITE SIZE

November 22, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Most cities today have a work hub or a social hub, but how many cities can say they have an Art Hub for kids? The Open Studio has become an Art Hub for kids and grownups in Jerusalem. Most of you have met Avigayle Adler at the First Station where she runs exciting drop in...


November 22, 2018 Read More >

Meet Barbara Shaw & Hear About Her Witty Gifts – BITE SIZE

November 16, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

What does it mean when a souvenir is described as a little bit of Yiddish Chutzpah? If you are Barbara Shaw then it means that you’ve created some really unique gift items using a bit of Yiddish humor. Whether its an apron that says “Don’t tell me to keep calm, I am a Jewish Mother”...


November 16, 2018 Read More >

Revisiting the Israel Aquarium – BITE SIZE

November 8, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Hear about the latest happenings at the Aquarium in Jerusalem and why this has to be one of your “must-see” stops when visiting Jerusalem, in my interview with Shai Ben Ami, Director of Education and Annie Hersowitz, the English Tour Guide. Recorded for Bite Size with Yoni Pollak. What you will See In the last...


November 8, 2018 Read More >

Israel ScaVentures Self Guided Scavenger Hunt Book – BITE SIZE

October 31, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Meet Tali Tarlow, founder of Israel ScaVentures and hear about her new book that lets you take control of your scavenger hunt. Self Guided Scavenger Hunts.  Recorded for BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak. Listen to the Interview –  About her new book “Jerusalem Experiential Guidebook by Israel ScaVentures” This guide gives families a fun and exciting...


October 31, 2018 Read More >