Things To Do

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 Yael Behind the Graffiti Tours in Israel – BITE SIZE

June 12, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

Graffiti Tours have become an exciting tourist attraction across the world. In Israel the most exciting Graffiti Tours can be found in Tel Aviv (Florentine) and The Dead Sea Callia Beach. Yael Aisenthal tells us how she got involved in this exciting new form of tourism, how she uses technology to enhance her tours, how...


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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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Get to Know Yael from Artesana Glass & Her Love for Glass Art

March 31, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

We sat down with Yael from Artesana Glass to hear about what got her excited about glass art and how she created her own business in Israel after making aliyah from South America. Tell us about yourself My name is Yael Szlaifsztein, I am married to Daniel and mother of six sweeties. I live in Mevo...


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Explore the Dead Sea by Boat – BITE SIZE

January 23, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

Want to hear about the coolest new attraction a short ride from Jerusalem? Something that will be added to your bucket list.  Noam Bedein from the Dead Sea Revival Project tells us about the new boat excursions on the Dead Sea featuring the natural beauty of the salt formations. Learn about his work as a...


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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...


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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...


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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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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...


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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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