Hamshushalayim is an event series that takes place in Jerusalem during the first four weekends in December. Returning to the city for its seventh year, the series offers the public an amazing array of events at cultural institutions in the city with museums and tourist sites opening free of charge to the public and tens of free or very affordable music performances, street theater, musical. exciting night tours, and concerts across Jerusalem. The Hamshushalayim series will take place in 2011 on the weekends of December 1-3, December 8-10, December 15-17, and December 22-24.
A tour in the footsteps of Jerusalemite intellectuals
A tour of the Bukharan market
A tour in the footsteps of women in the Jewish Quarter
A rooftop tour in Jerusalem
A night tour in the footsteps of light
Culinary Hamshushalayim. Additionally dozens of restaurants in the city will grant guests special offers and discounts. The chefs of the restaurants will prepare their favorite winter time Jerusalem soup for Hamshushalayim visitors for only 20 shekels. A special ‘Culinary Hamshushalayim’ menu will offer guests meals at restaurants for 78 and 118 shekels. Also, guests who stay at participating hotels for two nights during the ‘Hamshushalayim’ weekends will be offered an accommodation package that includes 50% discount off the first night and unique benefits.
The Hamshushalayim event series is unique and contains an amazing array of great events. For further information about dates of specific events, as well as other happenings, check out the event website (www.hamshush.jerusalem.muni.il Hebrew only) or call *2302 from within Israel.