Jerusalem, Old Katamon
Jerusalem, the eternal capital of Israel, is the heart of the Jewish people. There is no other place like it in the world. With neighborhoods ranging from the historic to trendy and upscale, Jerusalem really does have something to offer everyone. The diverse community and lifestyle options means that you can find everything from a home in a quiet residential neighborhood to an apartment that’s right in the middle of the action.
(Hebrew: ירושלים pronounced Yerushalayim)
Many Olim live in the following neighborhoods: Armon Hanatziv, Arnona, Baka (Geulim), Bayit V’gan, Beit Hakerem ,German Colony, Gilo, Giv’at Shaul, Har Choma, Har Nof, Jewish Quarter of the Old City, Katamonim (Gonenim), Kiryat Hayovel, Kiryat Menachem, Kiryat Moshe, Nachlaot, Neve Ya’akov, Old Katamon (Gonen), Pisgat Ze’ev, Ramat Eshkol, Rechavia, Romema, Talbieh, Talpiyot Mizrach
AT A GLANCE
Jerusalem, Old Katamon at a Glance:
Region: Jerusalem & Surrounding
City Type: Major City
Demographics: Young Singles, Young Couples and Families, Mature Families, Mature Singles, Retirees
Religious Sectors: Mix
Popularity With NBN Olim: Within Top 5
In Proximity To:
“I love living in Jerusalem because it is Jerusalem, the holiest city in the world for us but each community is like its own private city. Everything one needs is a short drive away but when you head home, its quiet, like a home and neighborhood should be. Jerusalem is constantly a vibrant city filled with exciting things to do” – Yitzy Wiener
Jerusalem is Israel’s largest city with something for everyone.
Nearby Industrial Parks:
Talpiyot (Traditional Industry, Commercial & Non-Profit)
Check out the NBN Job Board for employment opportunities
Owning a Car:
Getting around the city by public transportation is convenient with local buses and the light rail. Traffic and limited parking in the city center make public transportation or cycling attractive. Owning a car will cut down commute times significantly for destinations not in proximity to public transportation hubs. Those with physical mobility issues will benefit from a car.Closest Train Station: Closest Bus Station:
Central Bus Station (Train & Light Rail across the street)Accessibility by Car: 45 minutes to Ben Gurion Airport 1 hour to Tel Aviv 1 hour 30 minutes to Be'er Sheva 1 hour 50 minutes to Haifa
Current prices as listed on Yad2.