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Christmas
Writen by: Community Writers
25/12/2017

Some Little Known Facts About Christmas

Many Christians around the world celebrate Christmas on December 25. The day marks not only the birth of Jesus, but also the holiday that has been the subject of myths, urban legends, and countless Hollywood productions. In movies and TV shows, Christmas falls on December 25th, but Christmas is also celebrated on several other dates. For example, the Coptic Church—which has a community in the old city of Jerusalem whose ancient roots are from Egypt—celebrates the holiday on January 7th. The...
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Jaffastreet
Writen by: Ricky Rachman
06/11/2017

There is a Special Charm on Our Streets

A few days ago we moved the clock back one hour. Now, regardless of whether it is cold or hot outside and regardless of whether ice cream or hot corn is being sold on the street, at 17:00 it is already dark. It is clear that winter has officially arrived. For...
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Writen by: Neta Yaron
07/09/2017

Yerush-mayim

The end of summer is a wonderful season in Jerusalem. While in most areas in Israel the heat is unbearable and the humidity threatens to immerse every piece of dry clothing in sweat, here in Jerusalem a pleasant wind blows and on some nights one even needs a...
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Writen by: Ricky Rachman
02/08/2017

The Secrets of Armenian Ceramics

What is so special about Jerusalem? Almost every Jerusalemite you ask will say that it is the people of Jerusalem who make the city so special. Every trip, tour or even just walk  along the street are opportunities for encounters with fascinating characters...
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Writen by: Yael Alexcander
14/06/2017

Heavenly Jerusalem

A tour of panoramas of the Old City, Jerusalem. Jerusalem is perched on top of a mountain and covers hilltops and valleys. From every mountain, from every elevation point, you can see a slightly different Jerusalem.  We have a surprise for those who enjoy...
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Writen by: Yael Alexcander
29/05/2017

Milk, Honey and Sugar Water

The holiday of Shavuot is a lot of things – it’s the giving of the Torah and the harvest, it’s the celebrations of the end of the counting of the Omer but, even before that,  the sixth day of Sivan is the day of the celebration of cheese. There is a...
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Writen by: Ricky Rachman
16/05/2017

Where was King David – really?

In honor of Jerusalem Day, and after dealing with copious questions, theories and assumptions, we have decided to clear up the story of King David and Jerusalem once and for all. King David, the victorious warrior who overpowers giants, plays the harp and...
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Writen by: Ricky Rachman
01/05/2017

12:PM? Time for Humus!

A tour of the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem feels like a trip to a faraway land. Apart from being the largest quarter of the four, it is the liveliest, most colorful and most intriguing. The alleys, the people, the fragrances, the food and the...
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