Safety in Israel

Why Cellopark is the Best App for Tourists Parking In Israel?

March 12, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Parking in Jerusalem recently became a hot topic among tourists when the city decided to get rid of all the parking meters and parking ticket machines. Tourists with rental cars frantically contacted Fun In Jerusalem asking us how they were supposed to park in the blue and white areas of the city! We researched the...

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How Does a Tourist Park with Cellopark in Jerusalem?

September 4, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

“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 is the most common question I receive. The city of Jerusalem decided to remove the parking ticket machines and replace them...

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You Can Help Support Victims of the Fires in Israel

November 27, 2016
By: Joanna Shebson

During the last week we have seen fires spread across the country in suspected arson terror attacks. This is a new form of terrorism and one that hurts the people, the land and the environment. The Israel Fire & Rescue Services has fought tirelessly for days to combat the fires. Rescue planes have come in...

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CrowdSourcing – Ideas to Support Fun In Jerusalem

November 1, 2015
By: Joanna Shebson

How can you help the local attractions, vendors and tourism providers in Jerusalem during this slow time due to the wave of terror attacks? Whether you are a local or a past/future tourist living outside Israel you may have a great idea to share. The purpose of this post is to crowdsource ideas of ways...

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Jerusalem Foundation Activities This Week

October 28, 2015
By: Joanna Shebson

The Jerusalem Foundation has created an “emergency campaign” to support local cultural institutions and tourist attractions during this current wave of terror throughout the country. They are providing extra security and special activities and hours for family activities. The idea is to give local families the ability to go on with life as usual. Activities...

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Finding the FUN During Difficult Times

October 14, 2015
By: Joanna Shebson

The last two weeks have been very challenging for locals and tourists in Jerusalem. As a person who promotes the tourism industry in Jerusalem, I need to find the balance – to give good & safe advice, while also helping my “tourism colleagues” deal with a serious “dip” in business. As a local Jerusalemite, I...

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Jerusalem Attractions Respond To Rocket Fire

July 16, 2014
By: Joanna Shebson

During this stressful time when rockets are being launched into areas throughout Israel, the local Jerusalem attractions have opened up their hearts and their doors to make children from the South feel welcome. It is a welcome distraction to focus on fun especially since we are in the middle of summer vacation. This is a...

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Red Alert Tips at Jerusalem’s Top Attractions

July 10, 2014
By: Joanna Shebson

During Operation Protective Edge in Israel, the streets in Jerusalem are full of people living life as if everything is normal. The Israeli attitude prevails; “we must not let the enemies stop our lives. Continue to live as usual while being aware of your surroundings”. We are also aware that there are many tourists in...

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Flash Floods on the Road to Masada

March 20, 2014
By: Joanna Shebson

One of the most popular day trips outside of Jerusalem is to drive to the Dead Sea and Masada. Some tourists like to take their own cars because the route is pretty simple but you have to be aware of the weather situation before you decide to take the trip. When there is rain in...

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Southern Families in Jerusalem

November 21, 2012
By: Joanna Shebson

As Operation Pillar of Defense continues and the rockets continue to fly into the South, many local Jerusalem attractions have opened their arms to families from the South. Here is a list, that will be continuously updated, of events and attractions with special programs for families from the South. Jerusalem Bird Observatory: 052-386-9488 Friday Nov...

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