Tourism

Why is the “Band’s Visit” more than just a visit – Tower of David Sukkot

October 15, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

Classical music is coming to the ancient Citadel this Sukkot. The Tower of David will be hosting “The Band’s Visit” a special performance with interactive workshops centered around making & listening to classical music. The idea began when Martin & Susan Sanders decided they wanted to find a way to share their love for classical...


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Tips for Tourists – Traffic Changes in Jerusalem – It’s only 3 years :)

July 15, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

Tips for tourists to deal with Jerusalem’s Traffic Changes Traffic has always been an issue in Jerusalem. The capital of Israel, with close to a million residents is also a popular destination for hundreds of thousands of tourists. The city residents are “buzzing” about the major traffic changes at the entrance to town. How will...


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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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Unique Summer Master Classes for Adults – BITE SIZE

February 28, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

Adults can also have Fun In Jerusalem this summer when they join this unique summer Master Class series run by the Jewish Speakers Bureau. Each session is 3 days – 10:00am-5:00pm and is based around a specific topic including workshops, lectures, delicious gourmet lunch together and touring Jerusalem. We sat down with two of the...


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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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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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Meet Avigayle Adler from the Open Studio – BITE SIZE

November 22, 2018
By: Joanna Shebson

Most cities today have a work hub or a social hub, but how many cities can say they have an Art Hub for kids? The Open Studio has become an Art Hub for kids and grownups in Jerusalem. Most of you have met Avigayle Adler at the First Station where she runs exciting drop in...


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