Jerusalem Pessah events

Activities, shows and events for the whole family in and around Jerusalem during Chol Hamoed.

The Israel Museum is celebrating Pessah with a week of special activities, including recycling workshops, flower workshops, in which participants can paint flowerpots and create still-life paintings, music and dance performances, and storytelling and music in honor of the holiday. Monday through Thursday, Israel Museum. Otz Li Gotz Li The Hebrew adaptation of Rumpelstilskin, the Brothers Grimm fairy tale about a poor miller's daughter who strikes a deal with a dwarf in order to weave gold from straw. For the entire family. On Monday, April 21 at the Jerusalem Theatre, Rehov Marcus 20. Call 02-560-5755 Dead Sea Awareness To raise awareness about the drying-out of the Dead Sea, AHAVA is sponsoring the Dead Sea Festival during Pessah. Nature tours, health spas and live music, including appearances by Achinoam Nini, Ehud Banai and Arkady Duchin. The festival runs Saturday through Friday at the Dead Sea. Info 940-0285 or visit Off the Wall Pessah Comedy Festival - Including comedians Benji Lovitt, Tal Solomon, MC Hani Skutch and David Kilimnick performing "Frum from Birth" and the "Aliyah Monologues". Monday through Thursday at 7:00pm. Off the Wall Comedy Basement, Rehov Ben-Yehuda 34. Info 02-624-3218. NIS 30-45. Holiday Family Fun Adventurous tour led by costumed actors on the Passover story and the exhibition Sounds of Ancient Music. For ages 5-9. Creative art workshops, self-guided tour on ancient Egypt (English and Hebrew, for ages 9+), adult-guided tours in English. 10:30am, Hebrew - 11:00am; Wednesday, English at 5:30pm, Hebrew at 6:00pm. Bible Lands Museum. Monday-Thursday. From Bondage to Redemption - Join the exciting TV studio audience on Tuesday night live from Jerusalem for a special Chol Hamoed Show. Doors open at 18:54pm, show starts at 20:00pm,ens at 22:00pm. Special Guest: Shani Tarigan - World renowned scholar and teacher at Nishmat. Special Guest: Esther Pollard "From Shackles to freedom: a call for Johnathan Pollard". Location: Hechal Shlomo, 58 King George Street (next to the Great Synagogue in the Centre of town). Includes refreshments and a variety of vendors. Entrance is Free! (suggested donation is 20 NIS) at the door. To reserve tickets, email Or just show up!