Events & Festivals

Jerusalem SUMMER Festivals

June 24, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

It is going to be a HOT summer full of exciting activities and special festivals. Here is a taste of what you can expect to help you plan your FUN In Jerusalem. Make sure to also see our Summer Museum Exhibits post. FESTIVALS – July & August Jerusalem Light Festival– FREE The Old City June...


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Meet the Director of the Israel Festival 2019 – BITE SIZE

May 29, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

The Israel Festival is an annual festival of culture that takes place in Jerusalem and is based at the Jerusalem Theater. The festival includes dance, music and street art performances from local artists and visiting artists from around the world. The opening event this year will be held at the courtyard of the Jerusalem Theater....


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Israel Independence Day 2019 – Yom Haatzmaut

May 6, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

The State of Israel goes from a somber Yom Hazikaron Remembrance Day straight into celebrating Independence Day. It’s a very special time to be in Jerusalem and there are many events going on. Celebrate Israel’s 71st Independence Day in Jerusalem. The Independence Day Flyover The highlight of Independence Day is the incredible flyover show performed...


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Eurovision 2019 – Tips for Travelers

February 10, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

To say that Israel is excited to host the 64th Eurovision Contest in 2019 is an under statement. Hosting the world’s largest live music event is an incredible opportunity to show off Israel as one of the world’s most impressive tourism destinations with its “Dare to Dream” theme. This May 2019 Tel Aviv will host...


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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...


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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...


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What to do after you VOTE in Jerusalem?

October 28, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

People in Israel don’t get to enjoy a “SUNDAY” experience very often. So when we do …it’s exciting! Yom Bechirot – Election Day is a day off of school for kids in Israel and for many parents. Keep in mind you won’t be the only ones on the road or heading out to a local...


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ALYN Wheels of Love Bike Ride – BITE SIZE

October 24, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Meet Chain Wizman Director Of Special Activities at the ALYN Hospital in Jerusalem who will speak about the upcoming “Wheels of Love” Bike Ride.  Recorded for BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak. Listen to the Interview –  About the “Wheels of Love” Bike Ride This year’s “Wheels of Love” bike ride will take place from Oct 28...


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Do you know your RISK tolerance level? TEST IT

August 13, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Do you know your RISK tolerance level? TEST it this summer at the Bloomfield Science Museum Life is full of risks – some bigger and some smaller. Do you even realize that your brain makes a risk assessment each time you choose to do something? It could be as simple as when to cross the...


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What To Expect in Jerusalem This Summer? MUSEUM Exhibits

June 21, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Did you know that Jerusalem has more museums than any other Israeli city? During the summer the museums in Jerusalem go all out and host new exhibits with interactive workshops, tours and activities. Fun In Jerusalem loves to inspire families to visit the local Jerusalem museums. Here is a list of the current exhibits and the...


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