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Celebrate Jerusalem with resources and lesson plans from the National Library of Israel. High school students discover the fascinating history of Naomi Shemer’s love song to Jerusalem, Yerushalayim Shel Zahav in a lesson based on the lyrics written in Shemer’s own hand, photographs, and biblical texts that inspired the song.
Updated: May. 18, 2020
In this FREE Jewish educators' resource guide, we will give you a basis for a Jerusalem Scavenger Hunt activity and we will give you a list of our favorite Jerusalem/Israel resources. This guide can be used by formal and informal Jewish education settings alike. The Jerusalem Scavenger Hunt resource guide can be great for planning a Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) activity, or even as part of your Hebrew school or summer camp Jerusalem curriculum.
Updated: Apr. 26, 2017
The Limmud International Jewish learning organization held one of its renowned conventions over two days on Thursday and Friday, August 27-28, 2015 in Jerusalem, and included a plethora of panel discussions, presentations and workshops from a diverse list of speakers on subjects ranging from Jewish food and culture to female Jewish spiritual leadership, and peace building, to rabbinical power. Among just some of the speakers and presenters were MK Aliza Lavie of the Yesh Atid party; Mutassim Ali, a refugee from Darfur leading the struggle for political asylum; Iris Yaniv, a secular humanist rabbi; Ephraim Tziyon-Lavai, a keis (Ethiopian Jewish religious leader); comedians Yisrael Campbell and Benji Lovitt; and The Jerusalem Post’s Lahav Harkov who presented a model Knesset workshop.
Updated: Sep. 16, 2015
The campus of Kiryat Moriah in Jerusalem was the setting this past weekend for a three-day Limmud FSU Festival. Over 800 young Russian-speaking Jews from Israel and around the world attended the festival which was held in cooperation with the Jerusalem Municipality, the Begin Heritage Center and the Hashava Company. The program included more than 120 lectures and workshops on fascinating art, culture, philosophy, religion and more.
Updated: Nov. 28, 2013
This week the 'Al Hagovah' kids web portal launched a new Hebrew minisite - 'My Jerusalem' which will help you learn about the different faces of Jerusalem, and to get to know all the new sites and activities in the city. Through games and activities you will discover the recreation sites spread all over the city, the unique parks established in it, the diverse possibilities to study and live in the city and more.
Updated: May. 07, 2013
Taking advantage of Google's release of Jerusalem Street Views in April, 2012, the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) launched a website, Jerusalem Memories, to allow collecting and sharing personal memories and images of Jerusalem. The site now contains numerous personal memories of Jerusalem inspired by the Google Street View images.
Updated: May. 07, 2013
The starting point of the Jerusalem Project online virtual tour is on Har Hazaitim, the Mount of Olives, enabling the viewer a panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem. One can take a tour of the various Jewish sites in the Old City and its vicinity, beginning with the Hebrew University on Har Hatzofim – Mount Scopus, in the east, through the Yemin Moshe neighborhood in the west. The tour offers a 360 degree view of the various sites, giving you the feeling that you are actually on-site.
Updated: Jan. 08, 2013
The Jerusalem Municipality Tourism Authority has made walking tours of Jerusalem enjoyable, friendly and free. Download one of the 12 audio guided tours, written by the authoritative Yad Ben Zvi Institute, print out the accompanying map and text files and begin the tour. The audio files can be played from an mp3 player using speakers or headphones, allowing the tour to be done at the desired pace.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2008
The international award winning City of David website, with its excellent visuals and rich description of the site - in English, Spanish, Hebrew, French and Russian - bring the City of David to life. The visitor accompanies the excavators in their discovery and reconstruction of Biblical Jerusalem.
Updated: May. 20, 2008