New Activities on Fun In Jerusalem – Summer 2019

July 3, 2019
By: Joanna Shebson

It is so exciting to share new activities with our readers. It’s going to be a great summer.
Make sure to tag us @funinjerusalem when you enjoy a Fun in Jerusalem activity this summer.

NEW ACTIVITIES ON FUN IN JERUSALEM

Jerusalem Fashion Tours with Personal Stylist Devora Golan
Explore the incredible fashion culture of Jerusalem when you are accompanied into unique boutique shops and studios with personal stylist Devora Golan.

Israeli fashion is on the rise as Israel designers are now reaching audiences across the world. Israeli fashion is no longer crocs and flowey skirts! Visit boutiques, jewelry shops, and a unique co-op space for local fashion artists. …Read more

Great activity for mothers and daughters or grandmothers and granddaughters.
BOOK A FASHION TOUR

Jerusalem Challah Experience with Tamar Ansh
Experience the magic of challah in this hands on workshop in Jerusalem led by Tamar Ansh. Inspirational, memorable and doughy. Tamar Ansh known as the Challah expert and author of The Taste of Challah cookbook, will entertain you with the religious significance of baking challah & some fun personal stories while you learn to knead, braid and bake. Workshops begin at 1600 NIS for up to 20 people.

ASK ABOUT HER SPECIAL “KALLA CHALLAH” & BAT MITZVAH ACTIVITIES

BOOK A CHALLAH WORKSHOP

Encounters Outside the Box – Experiential Tour in the Ultra Orthodox Community
Take a behind the scenes tour of one of Jerusalem’s largest religious communities. Immerse yourself in “Haredi” Ultra Orthodox culture, learn about their traditions & step back in time as you enter this unique community with your own English speaking guide.

“Shtisel” has brought their story to mainstream media but when you step inside the actual community with a Hareidi guide you will learn about the culture in a different way.

BOOK A TOUR

Techelet Factory Tour & Visitors’ Center
Visit the only Techelet Factory in the world and be guided by world renowned experts.

Welcome to the brand new Techelet Visitors Center. On the way down to the Dead Sea, you will find a techelet factory tour that combines Torah, Biology, Jewish History and Chemistry.

Find the Techelet snails using VIRTUAL REALITY, visit the Techelet Tent Museum, enjoy a hands on activity and shop at the Factory Store.

BOOK A TECHELET TOUR & WORKSHOP

Uri Kalfa Mezuzah Workshop – Make your own mezuzah case
Have you ever wondered what is behind the mitzvah of Mezuzah? Why do Jews all over the world hang one up on every doorpost?

With these questions in mind, come join Uri Kalfa in his studio and get the answers to these crucial questions while creating your own piece of art using sophisticated machinery

BOOK A MEZUZAH WORKSHOP

Josh Phaff – Magician, Juggler & Entertainer
Introducing Josh Phaff! Juggler, magician and entertainer all in one.

HIRE JOSH TO COME TO YOUR HOTEL OR SUMMER RENTAL TO ENTERTAIN YOUR KIDS.
Who doesn’t love rocket toys!!

Josh is one of Israel’s leading Family and Kids Entertainers for bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings, birthday parties and family events. Josh’s show offers a unique blend of juggling, magic and entertainment with an accent on loads of comedy and audience participation.

BOOK AN ACTIVITY WITH JOSH

Studio Kli-Che’ Do It Yourself Craft Workshops
Come to one of our unique workshops and create fun and useful products while enjoying a fun family activity. Our workshops take place in a unique Design Co-Operative right near First Station.
See our saved story on instagram.
Candle Making Workshop – Sun Printing – Concrete Planter Workshop…

BOOK A WORKSHOP

Yvel Jewelry Factory Tour – NEW ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE EXHIBIT
Have you taken a behind the scenes tour of one of Israel’s most popular jewelry brands? Learn about their Ethiopian program and take a walk through their Ethiopian Village.
TOURS are FREE for tourists and 25 NIS for locals. Ages 6+

BOOK A TOUR


 

NEW PARTY VENUES ON FUN IN JERUSALEM

Oranim Boutique Events in Katamon
In the heart of Jerusalem – walking distance from the German Colony, Baka, and Katamon – an extraordinary new boutique space for special events has now arrived. With a capacity for 150 guests, Oranim Boutique is the ideal spot for your next bar/bat mitzvah, kiddush, bris, or family celebration. Blending indoor and outdoor space, Oranim boutique can host events year round. Open for Shabbat Events.

REQUEST MORE INFO

HaAgam – Botanical Gardens Party Venue


Host your Bar/Bat Mitzva in one of Jerusalem’s hidden retreats, the 30 acre Botanical Gardens in Givat Ram. Set in the center of the bustling city, the gardens are a natural oasis and a magical setting for an indoor/outdoor party. HaAgam the newest boutique event space in Jerusalem is expected to open Winter 2019-2020 in the Botanical Gardens. It is stunning!

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Gush Etzion Winery – Kerem Tamar Event Garden – BaYekev


The Gush Etzion Winery is a beautiful place to host an outdoor event – wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah. With seating for up to 550 Kerem Tamar is surrounded by vineyards with spectacular views of Gush Etzion. Located just 15 minutes outside Jerusalem.

Request a tour of this unique party venue and receive a free glass of wine on us.

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NEW CAMPS ON FUN IN JERUSALEM

PICO KIDS Summer Technology Camp
Looking for a cutting edge technology camp for your kids based in a unique Makerspace this summer? Kids will have the opportunity to solve real life challenges using advanced production tools such as 3D printing, laser cutting, programming, robotics, video editing, graphic design and more! All of this in an entrepreneurial environment run by PICO Partners

CONTACT PICOKIDS

Creative Crafts Young Artist Summer Camp – Efrat & Jerusalem
Creative Crafts provides a fun, friendly & relaxed environment for young adults to enjoy art. Our goal is not only to learn new crafts/skills & bring home amazing projects… but to have a great time and raise self-esteem via the creative process.. Creative Crafts…cheaper than therapy and a LOT more FUN!

CONTACT DANA


NEW JUDAICA ON FUN IN JERUSALEM

Avi Luvaton Art & Judaica Gallery
Avi Luvaton takes you into a world of color, style and Judaica. For 25 years Avi has been designing traditional Judaica pieces with a modern flair. His mezuzot, challah boards and candle sticks are full of life and color – bringing the traditions alive.

At the Luvaton Gallery you will find unique pieces designed by Avi – Mamilla Mall, Artist’s Colony & David Citadel Hotel.

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About Joanna Shebson

Joanna is the Founder and FUN Expert at Fun In Jerusalem. What started out as a mommy blog has grown into a successful tourism website. Joanna is married with three kids and lives in Katamon, Jerusalem. She loves to inspire family fun in Jerusalem.

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