Jerusalem on two wheels

Fifth year of cycling festival draws 500 people. "Cycling gives me a sense of freedom in many ways," says festival founder.

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
October 22, 2017 13:46
Jerusalem biker

Jerusalem Biker. (photo credit: MASHA LAMBERG)

 
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Jonathan Plitmann, Festigalgal co-founder, is a Jerusalemite who loves to ride his bike through the city. But Jerusalem is not the most open city for cyclists. To shed light on just how many cycle enthusiasts like Plitmann there are in Jerusalem, Festigalgal was launched.

Now in its fifth year, the festival took place on October 13. With producer Aya Gavriel, co-founder Dotan Brand, and sponsors and collaborators, including Ruach Hadasha, Gonenim Community Center and Israel for Cycling, the festival drew about 500 people.

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