Passover in Jerusalem (Pesach in Jerusalem) is one of the busiest times in the city with loads of special things to do for Passover and thousands of tourists coming to celebrate the significance of the words Jews say, “next year in Jerusalem”. School kids in Jerusalem are on holiday over Passover meaning that families are also out looking for things to do. The result is an amazing array of special events in Jerusalem for Passover for families: shows, museums events, festivals, and special tours. Also check Passover in Tel Aviv for Tel Aviv or our general guide to Passover in Israel.
Passover in Jerusalem Highlights
Free Museums over Passover
Every year Bank Hapoalim sponsors tens of Israeli museums to open for free over the Passover period. These include some of the biggest and best museums in Israel.
Most of the major museums in Jerusalem are putting on special events for families – these include the Israel Museum, the Bloomfield Science Museum, the City of David, and the Tower of David.
visit the most beautiful neighborhoods in Jerusalem
Spring is officially here, a great opportunity to take advantage of the warm weather and head out to explore some of the cities beautiful and significant neighborhoods.
Yemin Moshe & Mishkenot Sha’ananim – is the first Jewish neighborhood to be built outside of the old city walls and lies on a hill directly across from Mount Zion. It is one of the most unique and Pastoral neighborhoods in Jerusalem where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the old city walls as well as a visit to the historical Montefiore Windmill. More details about Yemin Moshe.
Ein Kerem is a picturesque village about a 20-minute drive from city center of Jerusalem, where you can enjoy a nice walk and the beautiful landscape surrounding the area. Visit impressive churches and find local cafes or restaurants scattered throughout the village. More details about Ein Kerem.