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Inside Background
  As a city with a history of about 4000 years, Jerusalem contains some...
Last edited: 17 May 2006
Jerusalem is a treasure house for anyone with a sense of history. It is a good...
Last edited: 10 June 2014
The Jerusalem crime rate is low. If you are careful with your  belongings you...
Last edited: 29 February 2012
JERUSALEM A Brief Historical Overview I offer here a brief summary some of the...
Last edited: 9 May 2007
Jerusalem is essentially two cities: the Old and the New, each with its own...
Last edited: 9 July 2007
Pilgrims do not need to be told, but secular tourists can also look at the...
Last edited: 20 September 2006
For the  website of the Jerusalem  Municipality Tourism Department see...
Last edited: 19 June 2007
Jerusalem  lies at an altitude of about 700 metres above sea level atop the...
Last edited: 17 May 2006
 Jerusalem : This is the heart and soul of the Land of Israel, and one of the...
Last edited: 8 March 2012
When hearing about Jerusalem, people instantly think of an old city that has...
Last edited: 25 September 2015
Inside Transportation
From BenGurion Airport: The quickest way is to buy a seat in a shared taxi...
Last edited: 1 August 2011
To get around the  New City Sundays to Fridays: there is a good bus service...
Last edited: 11 July 2013
Taxis in Israel are always white colored cars (no special shape/car type) with...
Last edited: 21 July 2013
  Do you want  to visit Bethlehem? As this city is located in  the area...
Last edited: 2 June 2015
Inside Things to Do
Suggested day trips: Westwards; take the train or bus to Tel Aviv, explore its...
Last edited: 28 September 2011
Jerusalem hosts two international festivals that shouldn’t be missed: the...
Last edited: 18 August 2006
Pools for Kids in Jerusalem For those of you traveling with kids in Jerusalem...
Last edited: 27 July 2009
For information on restaurants, hotels, and sites in Jerusalem, see this...
Last edited: 9 July 2007
The major museums of Jerusalem are:   The Israel Museum The Bible Lands Museum...
Last edited: 28 September 2011
The Temple Mount Sifting Project is a hand's on opportunity to dig through...
Last edited: 9 November 2012
Jerusalem offers a fine selection of classical and chamber music, mostly at the...
Last edited: 21 November 2006
The Old City of Jerusalem is well known with its Armenian ceramics and pottery...
Last edited: 3 March 2016
There are many excellent places to see the Jerusalem skyline and it is...
Last edited: 23 January 2011
Things you can do for free in Jerusalem:   Great views:  from the promenade...
Last edited: 8 December 2006
A really pleasant way to spend a Friday morning is to go the the arts and...
Last edited: 10 December 2012
Excellent museum showing various aspects of Islamic Art.  Do not miss the...
Last edited: 5 January 2012
  A visit to the Emek Tzurim sifting project ,just outside the Old City walls...
Last edited: 24 March 2010
Located in the Russian Compound is a small building used by the British during...
Last edited: 8 May 2013
Many volunteer opportunities in Israel await for those who want to do more than...
Last edited: 26 October 2012
A really great place for creative and unusual gifts is at Barbara Shaw...
Last edited: 28 March 2016
The mission of Yad LaKashish: Lifeline for the Old is to change attitudes...
Last edited: 4 September 2010
Belz Synagouge is likely the biggest in the world - and active - with over ten...
Last edited: 11 January 2011
Ben Yehuda street is a lot of fun for the whole family. Stop in and see Hanita...
Last edited: 8 December 2012
The only museum in the world displaying the history of the biblical period in...
Last edited: 17 August 2007
Located in the heart of the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, the...
Last edited: 29 August 2008
  According to Holy Scripture and Christian tradition, Jesus was arrested in...
Last edited: 27 September 2008
The Ein Yael Living Museum is an off-the-beaten path gem. Set in a terraced...
Last edited: 9 April 2012
  Although it has a natural garden that has been there for thousands of years...
Last edited: 23 September 2008
The Golden Gate is one of 4 sealed entrances to the Holy City. Is is prophesied...
Last edited: 27 September 2008
  The City of David is located outside the walls of the old city near the Dung...
Last edited: 10 August 2011
Keftzova (aka Kiftzova) is an indoor/outdoor play space for kids - probably...
Last edited: 5 July 2006
The Lion Fountain is a large fountain located at the southern end of a park in...
Last edited: 16 May 2012
Machane Yehudah (also known as "the shuk") is an open air market in...
Last edited: 11 February 2010
  The mall is located in the Malha neighborhood of Jerusalem, spread over three...
Last edited: 6 October 2014
Mishkenot Sha'ananim, the first housing outside the walls of the Old City, is...
Last edited: 14 February 2007
The Montefiore Windmill Erected in 1857, 18 meters high, for that time the...
Last edited: 9 October 2012
  Ecce Homo is the second station of the cross on Via Dolorosa. It is managed...
Last edited: 22 January 2012
The Old City is great fun for the whole family.  You can spend several days and...
Last edited: 20 January 2014
The Protestant Cemetery on Mount Sion has served mostly the English and German...
Last edited: 11 July 2014
The Free Tour meets every day at 11:00 AM and 14:00 PM, outside Jaffa...
Last edited: 6 October 2014
For centuries, the place considered to be the location of Golgotha, hence the...
Last edited: 20 April 2012
The historical site for both the First Temple built by King Solomon, as well as...
Last edited: 24 July 2014
The great synagogue was built in 1982. It is located in Jerusalem.
Last edited: 20 December 2006
Via Dolorosa (Latin for "Way of Grief") is a street in the Old City of...
Last edited: 9 July 2012
The Western ("Wailing") Wall is one of Israel's biggest tourist attractions. At...
Last edited: 7 February 2014
Inside Dining Scene
The Eucalyptus, across from the old city, serves an endless array of succulent...
Last edited: 16 December 2009
For cheap meals in the old city, visit the Arab/Muslim quarter for falafals...
Last edited: 10 March 2012
People-watching in Jerusalem: wander through the Mahane Yehuda Market with its...
Last edited: 25 November 2006
                 ... As a local, here are some recommendations for eating out...
Last edited: 29 November 2012
There are so many great places to eat in Jerusalem, but if you are traveling...
Last edited: 27 July 2009
Inside Israel: For Foreign Visitors
Change Getting your hands on local currency in Israel is easy, and there are...
Last edited: 11 January 2016
Passport Validity & Expiration Dates: Israel requires that passports be...
Last edited: 27 September 2015
Emergency Hot-lines  In Israel, There are separate emergency hot-lines. The...
Last edited: 29 April 2015
shalom = hello, goodbye, peace  boker tov = good morning erev tov = good...
Last edited: 2 October 2013
Telephones in Israel are rather simple to use. Most people have cellphones and...
Last edited: 10 March 2015
Dress Etiquette  First thing you need to know is that Israel is a highly...
Last edited: 31 March 2015
Driving is a great way to get around the country. Israel has a modern, well...
Last edited: 2 July 2015
Car Rentals Israel is a small country, but since the public transportation...
Last edited: 17 September 2016
If you need to refuel your car, be aware of the fact that the card readers...
Last edited: 31 July 2013
Many volunteer opportunities in Israel await for those who want to do more than...
Last edited: 23 June 2013