Events & Festivals

Koolulam Israeli Mass Singing Sensation – BITE SIZE

April 11, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

“Come and sing with strangers” – that’s part of Koolulam’s mission of spreading joy through music and bringing together diverse groups within Israel. Hear Michal Shahaf Schneiderman, one of the founders of the latest and hottest musical social initiatives’ Koolulam, in our interview on BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak. Listen to the Interview –  Here are...


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The First Station – BITE SIZE

March 28, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Have you been to First Station? Hear Tova Hametz, the Creative Arts, Design and Retail Director at the First Station, talk about the all the exciting activities happening there over Pesach, in our interview on BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak. Listen to the Interview –  Here are some of the “Interview Highlights” The First Station is...


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Jerusalem Marathon 2018 Tips & Tricks

March 5, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

The Jerusalem Marathon will race through the streets of Jerusalem on Friday March 9, 2018. It is a very exciting day for the city. Whether you run or like to cheer on the runners from the side – the excitement takes over the streets. One of my personal favorite parts of the marathon is seeing...


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Special Offers for Yeshiva Week

January 14, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

There are lots of fun activities to do in the Jerusalem area during Yeshiva Week – rain or shine. To show you how excited we are to have tourists in Israel at this time of year, we have compiled a list of special offers just for you. Offers are valid till January 31, 2018 and...


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Looking Forward to Next Hanukkah with 10% Off Judaica

December 19, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

“Shana Habaa Im Hanukkiah Hadasha” As Hanukkah comes to an end, save 10% off the beautiful Hanukkiot at any of the artist’s studios in Hutzot Hayotzer (Artist’s Colony) till the end of Hanukkah. Meet some of Jerusalem’s most well known artists, each with their own unique style. Meet the Artists * Hear the Stories *...


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Hanukkah 2017 in Jerusalem

November 21, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

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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Unique Hanukkah Gift Ideas

November 13, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

What can you buy this Hanukkah for someone who has everything? We are here to help you with some creative gift ideas…..gift 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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Thanksgiving 2017 in Jerusalem

October 29, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

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 – Inbal@funinjerusalem.com Amir Daddon & Hanan Ben Ari...


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Sukkot Concerts & Special Events Raising Awareness

October 1, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

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...


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Jerusalem “9 Days” Family Travel Tips

July 17, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

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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