The Maale Adumim Region, right outside of Jerusalem, offers a wide array of fun family activities. Some of the activities include ATV and jeeping, camel riding, Israeli soap making workshop, museum programs, factory visits, workshops, desert recreation, Bedouin hospitality and artists.
Here are some of our favorite spots:
NEW TOURS & PROGRAMS
Israeli Soap Making Workshop
Learn the process of soapmaking with Doris from MA. Measure and mix the oils and colors…creating a beautiful blue and white soap bar with “Israel” and the Jewish star imprinted on it. All participants receive hand made soap samples and families can purchase more at discounted prices…perfect for gifts! Up to 9 people in a workshop.
Desert Survival Skills Program
Group activity with a guide to learn survival skills, learn how to make water in the desert! Great for all ages. 1 hour.
Uri’s Mezuzah Making Workshop
Learn about the mezuzah and see the materials needed by the scribe who writes the letters on the parchment. Make your own original mezuzah cover by chiseling, sanding and decorating
Moshe Castel Museum of Art
See the permanent exhibit of Moshe Castel paintings and sculptures. Special creative children’s programs are available. Learn why this famous Israeli artist’s work is displayed in the Knesset.
Judean Desert Lookout
The unique location in Maale Adumim allows visitors to look into the Judean Desert and with a hands on activity you can learn about geography and Biblical history.
Shomroni HaTov- Mosaic Museum
Visit the only mosaic museum in Israel with mosaics from Byzantine period synagogues and churches. Learn how to make a mosaic by doing a workshop on site
Visit Israeli Artists in their Studio
Choose between artists who create stainglass, woodart…..learn about their lives and technique
Desert Animal Workshop
Come to Maale Adumim for a 1 hour interactive Desert Animal Workshop with Shlomo Horowitz at the Taarovet Adumim Animal food Factory. Workshop includes learning about desert animals while interacting with them. Perfect for large family groups, birthday parties, school groups and organizations.
Other activities in the region include evening nature walks, natural springs, Bedouin encounters and jeeping.