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Getting there: Neot Kedumim is located off Route 443 near Modi'in. It is wheelchair accessible. Margalit bus 100 or 101 from Tel Aviv, 200 from Petah Tikva. ‰ Tel: (08) 977-0787. ‰ Hours: 9:00-3:30, last entrance at 1:30. ‰ Prices: Adults: NIS 25 Children age 4-12: NIS 40 ‰ This year's Hanukka program focuses on Light and Color. Activities include: • From the Land of the Tanakh to the Land of the Maccabees Tour in private cars (in Hebrew). Friday 22 December, 10 a.m. Advance registration required. (See phone number left.) • producing olive oil by ancient methods • visiting an active olive press • exhibit of lighting materials from the Mishna: "Bameh Madlikin" • live pottery demonstration: history of the oil lamp