Don’t Miss Near Jerusalem

Don’t Miss Near Jerusalem

Here are the things that you shouldn’t miss in the Jerusalem area; for almost all of them, you need a car or a taxi. Many of them fit together very well for a long half day. Start in Ein Kerem, Visit Sataf and then take the Nes Harim road to the stalactite … Read more

Emek Zurim Sifting Project

Emek Zurim Sifting Project

The Emek Zurim Sifting Project or Temple Mount Sifting Project (also known as the Ein Zurim Sifting Project and Ein Tzurim Sifting Project; also formerly known as the Temple Mount Salvage Operation) is an opportunity to be an archaeologist take part in sifting through debris collected from the Temple Mount. You are … Read more

Mt of Olives Photos

Mt of Olives Photos

The Mount of Olives (also called Mount Olivet) is referred to a mountain ridge located east of the Old City and gets its name from the olive groves that once proliferated the slopes. Even without the olive trees, the Mount of Olives is still an important and meaningful landmark. Its significance dates … Read more

Kotel Tunnels

Kotel Tunnels

If you’re visiting Jerusalem, you may be familiar with the iconic Kotel, or the Western Wall. But there is something more to it than what meets the eye. While the Kotel or Western Wall is impressive, its greatness is truly discovered when you go under it. Yes, under it — descend under … Read more

The Souk

The Souk

The famous Old City souk (also known as Arab Souk) is a large marketplace with about 800 merchants operating a variety of businesses in closely packed stalls along a network of narrow streets and alleyways. These shops are mostly concentrated in the Muslim and Christian quarters in the north part of the … Read more

The Museum of the Seam

The Museum of the Seam

About The Museum on the Seam The Museum on the Seam is the first socio-political museum in Israel, featuring some of the best contemporary art. Its aim and focus are to allow art to raise discussions and dialogue regarding controversial ideas connected national, ethnic and economic issues. It is located in a … Read more

Don’t Miss in the Jewish Quarter

Don’t Miss in the Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter is one of the four quarters in the Old City of Jerusalem. Measuring 116,000 square meters, it lies in the southeastern part of the walled city. It is home to several important archaeological sites, synagogues, as well yeshivas (places of the study of Jewish texts). It has been nearly … Read more

Relaxing on the Jerusalem Tayelet

Relaxing on the Jerusalem Tayelet

The Jerusalem Tayelet is one of the must visit places in any tour of Jerusalem, because of its stunning views  of the Old & New Cities, Mount Scopus & Mount of Olives and the dessert. See The Tayelet & Jonathan’s Essential Jerusalem Tour. It is considered one of the best places to … Read more

Be An Archaeologist for the Day – Emek Zurim NP

Be An Archaeologist for the Day – Emek Zurim NP

One of the more unusual and rewarding things that you can do in Jerusalem is to be an archaeologist for (part of) the day in Emek Zurim (which means “valley of flints” in Hebrew) near Mount Scopus. It is a really unusual activity that connects you with the real history of Jerusalem. … Read more

Hanging Out in Emek Refaim

Hanging Out in Emek Refaim

Emek Refaim (literally means “Valley of Ghosts” or “Valley of Giants”) is the German Colony, a neighborhood in Jerusalem. It is a well known street fairly close to the city center and easily accessible by public transport and a pleasant walk from the city center hotels.   Many of the buildings on … Read more