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.