Pesach 2017 – Events Around Israel

Chol Hamoed is a great time to get out and see the country and spend time with friends and family. Below is a list of things going on around Israel throughout Pesach 2017. Please be sure to check the source website of each event for complete details.

Nefesh B’Nefesh is providing this list as a courtesy and is not responsible for nor is endorsing any event and/or vendor.

If you would like to have an event included on this list please email socialmedia@nbn.org.il

Nefesh B’Nefesh Pesach Events

Inclusive Tiyul for NBN Families & Friends with Special Needs

Event Type: Park
Date(s): 04/04/2017
Location: Ein Hemed National Park
Join us for a family fun hike inclusive to children and adults with special needs -- led by Lotem: Making Nature Accessible -- in the Ein Hemed National Park, right outside of Jerusalem.
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Source: Nefesh B'Nefesh

NBN Go North Pre-Pesach Arts & Crafts With Your Kids!

Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Date(s): 05/04/2017
Location: Karmiel
Are your kids on break and you need a place to go with them? Come spend quality time with them doing Pesach themed arts & crafts!
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Source: Nefesh B'Nefesh

NBN Chol Hamoed Pesach Tiyul for Young Professionals

Event Type: Hike
Date(s): 12/04/2017
Location: Zichron Yaakov
Come and join us for a beautiful hike and wine & cheese tasting! This years Pesach Tiyul for young professionals will take place in Ramat Hanadiv and Zichron Yaakov. We will start off the day with a hike in Ramat Hanadiv, and then head to Zichron Yaakov where you will have time to picnic lunch in the park, take an optional walking tour of the city and/or explore the Midrechov. After, we will meet for an excluseive wine and cheese tasting at a private home in Zichron Ya'akov of a family with deep roots in the city.
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Source: Nefesh B'Nefesh

NBN Chol Hamoed Pesach Tiyul for Families

Event Type: Park
Date(s): 13/04/2017
Location: Ben Shemen
This year's NBN Pesach Family Tiyul will be taking place at the Monkey Park in Ben Shemen, a place of sanctuary and education about different kinds of monkeys in need of rehabilitation. Everyone is encouraged to make their way around the park between the different monkey complexes. The Monkey Park also includes: a sports complex with an omega and climbing wall, a four-floor jamboree, arts & crafts area and an African-themed theatrical performance.
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Source: Nefesh B'Nefesh


Pesach Events Around Israel (ordered by location)

Fine Art and Doll Museum

Event Type: Museum
Date(s): See website
Location: Arad
Come and see the amazing artists and wonderful dolls and puppets on display in the Museum!
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Source: Facebook

Glass Art Museum

Event Type: Museum
Date(s): See Website
Location: Arad
The Glass Art Museum was established by the Fridman family, who opened its home and its heart to glass artists and glass lovers wherever they are. The museum is the national center for glass art, and was built in order to be a universal center for exhibiting, teaching, offering information and selling glass art.
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Source: Glass Art Museum

Museum of Philistine Culture

Event Type: Museum
Date(s): See Website
Location: Ashdod
Come and learn about the Philistine culture in the Museum of Philistine Culture!
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Source: The Museum of Philistine Culture

Derech HaTavlinim

Event Type: Nature Reserve
Date(s): See website
Location: Beit Lehem Haglilit (North)
Derech HaTavlinim is both an agricultural farm that grows spices and herbs, and a spice-themed visitor center. Entry is free and there are many events, including a walk to the fields, drumming circle, quiz with prizes, giant bubbles activity, and relaxing tents. Other events (tractor rides and workshops) are available for pay.
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Source: Love Love Israel

The Police Heritage Museum

Event Type: Museum
Date(s): 12-13/04/2017
Location: Beit Shemesh
The Police Heritage Museum is having a Pesach 'Happening'. In addition to the museum, you can join guided tours, watch demonstrations of self defense, robots, using police dogs and a police helicopter. There are also movies, story time and more!
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Source: Love Love Israel

The Crocodile Farm

Event Type: Nature
Date(s): See Website
Location: Ein Hatzeva Junction
The Crocoloco Crocodile Farm is a unique desert farm for growing North African crocodiles, which combines both agriculture and tourism. You can take a tour with the owners to see the crocodiles in the ponds!
Click here for more information...

Source: Tiuli

Deer Land Park

Event Type: Nature Reserve
Date(s): See website
Location: Gush Etzion
Deer Land Park has a variety of attractions: a nature reserve, petting zoo, and one of the largest sports challenge facilities in Israel. Activities include a climbing wall, 360 degree swings, bungee trampoline, paintball, archery, marksmanship, horseriding, 4x4 jeep rides, and the longest zipline in Israel.
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Source: Etzion Tour

Caliber 3

Event Type: Sport
Date(s): See website
Location: Gush Etzion
Caliber 3 offers the ultimate tourist experience. Choose from our shooting adventure, paintball, survival training and self defense/krav maga courses.
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Source: Caliber 3

The Children's Theater Festival

Event Type: Show
Date(s): 12-14/04/2017
Location: Haifa
The annual children's theater festival is back! Shows include Charlie Chaplin, Shmulikipod and other well known Israeli stories including puppet shows.
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Source: Love Love Israel

WiPark Holon

Event Type: Sport
Date(s): 8-18/04/2017
Location: Holon
This inflatable park, including a WipeOut style challenge reopens at the Toto Center in Holon. The price is 20 NIS per adult and 64 NIS for children 2+.
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Source: Love Love Israel

Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

Event Type: Nature Reserve
Date(s): See website
Location: Jerusalem
The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens houses about 10,000 species arranged according to geography, with sections for plants native to the Mediterranean region, Central and Southwest Asia, Australia, North America, Europe and Southern Africa. It also has a large collection of bonsai trees, a tropical conservatory and an herb and medicinal plant garden.
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Source: Tourist Israel

Utopia Orchard Park

Event Type: Nature Reserve
Date(s): See website
Location: Kibbutz Bahan
Utopia Orchard park has thousands of special flowers which are displayed all over the tropical rain forest next to the waterfalls, fish ponds and animals. There is also a beautiful musical water fountain show every half hour!
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Source: Utopia Park

Museum of Water and Security

Event Type: Museum
Date(s): See Website
Location: Kibbutz Nir Am
The site of the Water and Security Museum is the gateway to the Negev, both geographically and ideologically. A visit at the museum provides visitors with a unique perspective for understanding the issues of settlement, water, agriculture, and Israel's wars since the 1930's to the War of Independence.
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Source: Shimur

Indoor Climbing Wall

Event Type: Sport
Date(s): See website
Location: Kibbutz Ogen, Jerusalem & Kfar Saba
Come climb with the Israel Sports Climbing Center! Our climbing centers are open for you to face the ultimate challenge. Come challenge yourselves, climb, and most of all enjoy!
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Source: Israel Sports Climbing Center

The Joe Alon Center for Bedouin Culture

Event Type: Museum
Date(s): See Website
Location: Lahav Forest
Lying in the middle of Lahav Forest, Joe Alon is an educational visitors center specializing in the geography of Israel, particularly that of the Negev. The center includes a Bedouin hospitality tent where tea and coffee are brewed, a Museum of Bedouin Culture, an exhibit about the Bar Kochba revolt, a presentation on Jewish settlement in the Negev, a stunning panoramic view of the entire region and much more!
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Source: Love Love Israel

Antelope Farm

Event Type: Nature
Date(s): See Website
Location: Moshav Tzofar
Come to at the beautiful Antelope Farm! It is recommended to start the day with a tour, which passes by a variety of African antelopes - orphys, deer and zebras! After, you can continue on to a tour of Noah's Ark: a unique living corner built by the owners. You can also relax by the pool and hammocks.
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Source: Walla

Map and Matza

Event Type: Misc.
Date(s): 12-13/04/2017
Location: Multiple Locations
Twelve Israeli Heritage Sites will open their doors for free with some fabulous free events, including shows for the whole family, storytellers, workshops, sports activities and quizzes with prizes. The participating sites are spread throughout the country from the north to the south, giving visitors an abundance of fascinating history, exciting experiences and stories that make up the Israeli experience. The sites participating in the festival include: Yad Mordechai Museum, Be'er Sheva locomotive compound, Ammunition Hill and the Italian Jewish Museum in Jerusalem, the Ben Gurion house in Tel Aviv, The Gush Katif Visitors Center in Nitzan, the Rishon Le'Zion Museum, Shuni, the Founders Museum in Ma'alot and Beit Zinati in Peki'in.
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Source: Love Love Israel

The Prince of Egypt 2

Event Type: Movie
Date(s): see website
Location: Multiple Locations
The Prince of Egypt 2 will be playing in cities all over the country.
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Source: Love Love Israel

Free Museums

Event Type: Museums
Date(s): 12-16/04/2017
Location: Multiple Locations
Bank Hapoalim will once again be sponsporing free entry into the following sites during Pesach 2017! April 12-13th will be open full days and April 14 and 16th will be half days. Enjoy!
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Source: Love Love Israel

Organized Hikes by Haganat HaTeva

Event Type: Hike
Date(s): 12-18/04/2017
Location: Multiple Locations
Haganat Hateva is offering many different hikes, for famillies, teens and/or adults, throughout Pesach. Click on the link to see a full list of the different hikes they are offering.
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Source: Love Love Israel

Jewish Volunteering Network - Volunteer Opportunities

Event Type: Volunteer
Date(s): See website
Location: Multiple Locations
JVN is offering a range of one-off volunteering opportunities in Israel during Pesach. Activities include entertaining children, picking vegetables, sharing a hobby, plus manymore. This is a great way of spending time in Israel, the opportunities promise to be fun, sociable and rewarding whilst making a real difference to those less fortunate.
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Source: Love Love Israel

The World of Yuval Hamebulbal

Event Type: Show
Date(s): 12-14/04/2017
Location: Tel Aviv
Come watch a show starring children's favorite, Yuval Hamebulbal.
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Source: Love Love Israel

Jaffa Flea Market

Event Type: Market
Date(s): See website
Location: Tel Aviv
No trip to the Middle East is complete without a trip to the Jaffa Flea Market. Full with age old antiques and second hand treasures, the Jaffa Market is a collector's delight!
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Source: I Googled Israel

Independence Hall

Event Type: Museum
Date(s): See website
Location: Tel Aviv
Independence Hall is the historic site where the establishment of the State of israel was declared and the Declaration of Independence was signed. The site is now the National Independence Museum, which has been devoted to imparting the story of the establishment of the State, the preservation and strengthening of the values, symbols and events realted to the Jewish State's foundation.
Click here for more information...

Source: Landmarks

Clash Royale Extravaganza!

Event Type: Gaming
Date(s): 12-14, 16/04/2017
Location: Tel Aviv
It's the hit computer game and it's coming to Israel for Pesach! At the Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds, you can book for two and a half hours of Clash Royale fun! meet your favorite Youtubers, play in special Clash Royale competitions, meet life size characters from the game, get top tips and strategies from players and lots more.
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Source: Love Love Israel

Alumini

Event Type: Show
Date(s): 11-17/04/2017
Location: Tel Aviv
Alumini is a spectacular show, using tubes and aluminum pipes, music and movement.
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Source: Love Love Israel

Automotor - The International Motor Show is Back!

Event Type: Show
Date(s): 12-15/04/2017
Location: Tel Aviv
Automotor, Israel's international motor show is back! Tickets include motor extreme shows, beautiful car exhibits, two-wheeler exhibits, technology areas, gaming and plenty of fun areas to enjoy a great day out!
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Source: Love Love Israel

AquaKef!

Event Type: Sport
Date(s): Starts April 5, 2017
Location: Tiveria
Come and have the time of your life on this incredible inflatable water park floating on the beautiful Kinneret!
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Source: Love Love Israel

Wadi Darga Private Hiking Tour

Event Type: Hike
Date(s): See website
Location: Wadi Darga
Come challenge yourself on this all day hike 300 feet about sea level down to the Dead Sea at 423 meters below sea level traversing down rocky paths and rappelling down the sides of craters up to 10 meters high.
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Source: Israel Travel Secrets

Yad Mordechai - Leaving Egypt Festival

Event Type: Festival
Date(s): 08-18/04/2017
Location: Yad Mordechai
Do you want to cross the Red Sea like Bnei Yisrael did? The Leaving Egypt Festival has great activities at the Visitor's Center, a guided and experiential tour for children which reconstructs the Exodus from Egypt and other surprises!
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Source: Tiuli

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