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.

Hafrashat Challah Tour
A fascinating tour in the footsteps of women who lived, loved and fought in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem
navigate the jewish quarter
in the Jewish Quarter and in the Jerusalem Archaeological Park Would you like to tour the Jewish Quarter with a ‘smart guide’? Do you want to get out of the route? An innovative mobile navigation game awaits you in the Jewish Quarter
Selichot in the Jewish Quarter
During this special period of repentance and renewal we make our way along stone streets full of history and emotion, visiting the Jewish Quarter’s unique and moving religious historical sites – the Hurva Synagogue, the Herodian Quarter, and the Archaeological Park-Davidson Center; meeting a paytan (liturgical singer) and enjoying the melodious liturgies of different ethnic Jewish communities; and ending off at the Western Wall, joining the crowds from every part of the Jewish People in prayer on the eve of the new year. Attention: The tour is conducted in Hebrew
All the world is a stage and we are all players
A theatrical tour of the Herodian Quarter: a fascinating encounter with the priests who served in the Temple 2000 years ago and with the people who lived here.
One Ticket to Four Sites
Even Jerusalem’s elders can’t remember a discount like this one!
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.
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.
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