Alone on the Ramparts Museum

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The talented photographer John Phillips captured, wonderfull images of the Jewish Quarter as it was taken over by the Jordanians.

This exhibit is a must-see!


On the 28th of May 1948, a white flag was flown and the Jewish Quarter surrendered. That same day, all of the Jews were expelled to West Jerusalem. The defenders who had fought for the Jewish Quarter were taken captive by the Jordanians.

nine attractions for 100 nis
The best deal out there for a Jerusalem experience
Mosaic art
Mosaic art A tour featuring ancient and modern mosaics in various Jewish Quarter sites.
Following the notes of Israeli songs about Jerusalem
A tour of the Old City inspired by the Israeli songs: “I stand on the rampart”, “Jerusalem of Gold”, “On our narrow street there lives a strange carpenter”, and more. An amazing experience.
One Ticket to Four Sites
Even Jerusalem’s elders can’t remember a discount like this one!
The Praise and the Prayer
In 1967 the Jewish presence was restored in a Jewish Quarter devoid of all its synagogues. The rehabilitation of the Jewish Quarter included its places of worship. Most of the synagogues were rebuilt to serve local residents and as tourist sites for visitors to the Jewish Quarter.
A Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Jewish Quarter
A Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony is undoubtedly a special experience that imprints itself on the heart of the young boy or girl coming of age.  Jewish Quarter Tourism offers a wide variety of options for celebrating a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Jewish Quarter, at the very heart of Jerusalem.
Jewish Wedding Ceremonies
“If I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy…” (King James Version, Psalms 137:6). A wedding ceremony in the most enchanting place on earth.
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