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Hanukkah 2017 in Jerusalem

November 21, 2017

Hanukkah is a great time to spend in Jerusalem. As the sun goes down the candles are lit and can be seen across the city. I love going on Hanukkiah walks with my kids in different neighborhoods. Looking for some special events happening in Jerusalem for Hanukkah? We will list them here as we hear...

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You are invited in…to Villa Herodion – BITE SIZE

November 15, 2017

Villa Herodion is one of the most unique party and event venues just outside Jerusalem. Hear my interview with Louis Weinger, the man behind the events at Villa Herodion on BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak. Listen to the Interview     Here are some of the “Interview Highlights” Villa Herodion is a unique venue where you...

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Unique Hanukkah Gift Ideas

November 13, 2017

What can you buy this Hanukkah for someone who has everything? We are here to help you with some creative gift ideas… cards for unique “Fun In Jerusalem” experiences and some yummy treats! Here are some of our favorite ideas for families living in or planning to visit Israel. For the creative types who like...

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Saba’s Little Museum – BITE SIZE

November 8, 2017

The Saba Museum is a place where you will discover authentic momentos and keepsakes, rare artifacts, books, documents and hear stories about the background & events that brought about the State of Israel and its early years. Hear my interview with Debbie Kali, the woman behind this unique museum on BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak....

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Thanksgiving 2017 in Jerusalem

October 29, 2017

Thanksgiving weekend is a great time to visit Jerusalem and experience some of her best activities. You may not even have to give up on your turkey. Special Thanksgiving Events AACI Thanksgiving Dinner & Charlie Brown Performance by J Town Theater Inbal Thanksgiving Dinner – Details TBA – Amir Daddon & Hanan Ben Ari...

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Sukkot Concerts & Special Events Raising Awareness

October 1, 2017

We all wait to hear who will be live in concert and what special events will be happening for Sukkot. This year you are really in for a treat. Sukkot has become a time when organizations in Israel invite tourists and locals to enjoy a fun day or activity while learning about their organizations great...

October 1, 2017 Read More >

How Does a Tourist Park in Jerusalem?

September 4, 2017

“How can I park in Jerusalem when I rent a car? I don’t have an easy park, the parking ticket machines have been removed and the parking apps ask for a Teudat Zehut?” This was the most common question I received this summer and rightfully so. The city of Jerusalem decided to remove the parking...

September 4, 2017 Read More >

Step Into the History of the Templer Inn

August 1, 2017

Jerusalem is filled with hotels and accommodation options but it is not so often that you can find a hotel with a history and a story that will enhance your stay. Last month, I had the opportunity to sit down with the owners of the new Templer Inn in the German Colony – it was...

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Jerusalem “9 Days” Family Travel Tips

July 17, 2017

The Nine Days (July 24-Aug 1, 2017) can be a difficult time to entertain your children while on vacation. During the Nine days preceding Tisha B’Av we remember the days leading up to the destruction of the Temple. It is customary not to do anything potentially dangerous and many people do not swim during these...

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How to use the Pango Parking App in Israel

July 5, 2017

**UPDATE FROM PANGO – The Pango app is now more secure and no longer allows you to use an ID that is not connected to your credit card. At the moment there is no solution for tourists. ** Fun In Jerusalem currently recommends Cellopark because they have options for tourists and great customer service. Read...

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