Five Montefiore neighborhoods in Jerusalem

Five Montefiore neighborhoods in Jerusalem

Sir Moses Montefiore was born in 1784 to an Italian-British family, and grew up in London. As a young man he went into business and quickly earned a reputation for being very fair and honest. He was so successful that by the age of forty he was able to retire, and he...

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The Eight Gates of Jerusalem

The Eight Gates of Jerusalem

Today, officially there are eight gates in the walls of the Old City, although there are a few extra “unofficial” gates. Seven of the official gates are still in use, while one has been blocked off for hundreds of years. Read more to learn some of the secrets and stories of these gates.

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Jerusalem Day Yom Yerushalayim 2017

Jerusalem Day Yom Yerushalayim 2017

At Israel ScaVentures, we’re celebrating Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, all year long! All of our Jerusalem Scavenger Hunts (in Jerusalem we run seven routes) tell the story of Jerusalem and through a super fun tour game you will discover the most significant people, places and events. We especially recommend that you join us this year on one of these jubilee routes:

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