Events & Festivals

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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From Zion Comes Science – the New 2×200 Bicycle Exhibition

July 3, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

The Bloomfield Science Museum always has interesting exhibits but this summer their 2×200 Bicycle Exhibition is filled with Israeli pride. Opening at the beginning of July, this exhibition was the joint effort of 4 museums from Canada, Italy, Germany & Israel. The brainchild of Israel’s ambassador to Canada, Rafi Barak, this exhibition began as a...


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Summer Family Activities at Jerusalem’s Museums

June 27, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

Jerusalem has a great museum scene. From art to history to science there is something for everyone. In the summer the museums don’t disappoint. They offer special activities, festivals and events that are ideal for families. WARNING: This blog post is long! Some FIJ blog posts are entertaining and some are creative but this one...


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NEW Jerusalem Summer Tours You Don’t Want to Miss

June 14, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

Everyone always wants to know what’s new in Jerusalem. We have some insider’s tips on some new and creative tours that show you a different side of Jerusalem. Keep them in mind when you plan your summer activities. Sunrise Segway or Biking Tour Jerusalem is a busting city with lots of activities going on. Want...


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