Last Minute Passover in Jerusalem Details

Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New — By Judy Lash Balint on April 18, 2011 at 4:21 pm

Stores and restaurants are closing down for the Passover holiday that begins Monday night with the Seder.  Most will stay closed and reopen on Wednesday.

A few holiday events we missed in our last blog:

Wednesday, April 20:

In the plaza in front of Jaffa Gate an all day holiday happening that includes performances by kids choirs between 11 a.m-5:30 p.m

Playback Theater performance between 5:30 p.m-7:30 p.m

“My Heart is in the East” concert featuring Dudu Deri and his band at 8 p.m

The fun continues on Thursday with Pantomime at 5:30 p.m and a concert of traditional Jewish music with Musa Berlin and Chezki Sofer at 8 p.m.

All events are FREE!

Bank Hapoalim underwrites free entrance to a long list of parks and museums all over Israel during the holiday.  In Jerusalem that includes: The Botanical Garden, the Bible Lands Museum, the Museum of Italian Jewry and the Israel Museum. Free entrance   between April 20-22 and on April 24.

The Stage One Amateur English Festival at Beit  Avi Chai has some tickets still available for a series of theater, comedy and music events.  Call 02-621-5900 for ticket info.

For the energetic–AACI has a series of half day walking tours in English.

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