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Passover Spring Cleaning at the Western Wall

in Life, Culture & Sports

More than a million notes are placed in The Western Wall each year, and legend, or Wikipedia, says the tradition dates back to the 18th century. From the everyday tourist to the highest of dignitaries, thousands of people who visit the holiest site in Jerusalem leave their prayers behind in the cracks of the wall.…

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From Lifeguard Tower to Luxury Hotel

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Tel Aviv tourism has gone wild thanks to their new creative social media campaign, “Two Cities, One Break.” Collaborations between the Israel Tourism Ministry, The City of Tel Aviv-Yafo, and “Brown Hotels” Urban Collection are behind this competition, where the winner receives a 4-day, 5-star luxury stay in a lifeguard tower. Not just any lifeguard…

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Journey Out of Jerusalem

in Economy & Innovation/Life, Culture & Sports

You would think the capital city of Israel and the holiest city in the world would bring an influx of new residents every year – and it does. However, the population rate shows that more people are leaving Jerusalem than entering the city, and it’s been going on for a number of consecutive years. In…

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Babysitter’s Club 2.0

in Economy & Innovation/Life, Culture & Sports

Ya’ara Cohen grew up in Jerusalem as the eldest of 5 sisters and surrounded by plenty of cousins, and inevitably, as a babysitter. She was always the oldest at family affairs and the youngest employee in her offices. She found herself in high demand, and was always being asked the same question – “can you…

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Jerusalem is Making Moves

in Life, Culture & Sports

Robert Kraft has donated $6 million dollars to the development of a multi-sports complex in Jerusalem. The gift comes just in time to honor the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, and the 20th Maccabiah Games, set to take place in Jerusalem in July 2017. Kraft is the owner of the NFL’s New England…

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