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Chanukah in the Jewish Quarter plus Nachalot and the Mahane Yehuda Market

posted Dec 22, 2011, 9:09 PM by Jack Cadranel
Tour With Jack celebrates Chanukah this week with a special tour in the Jewish Quarter and follows it with a visit to some of the earliest and best loved neighbourhoods in the New City.
On Monday December 26th enjoy the glow of Chanukah candles as you walk in the alleyways and on the rooftops of the Jewish Quarter. Hear stories of Chanukah and celebrate with doughnuts.
Meet at 4.30 p.m. just outside the Jaffa Gate.
On Wednesday December 28th tour the picturesque neighbourhoods of Nachlaot and the bustling Mahane Yehuda Market. In the last quarter of the 19th Century Jewish neighbourhoods began to spring up along the Jaffa Road. A makeshift market began grew in a nearby field in an arrangement that suited everyone. Farmers from the local villages had found an outlet for their produce and residents of the new neighbourhoods were spared the long walk to the Old City to buy their food. Today these neighbourhoods and the market that grew up on their doorstep are much loved features of the city.
Meet at 9.30 a.m.at the corner of King George and Agrippas Streets.
Please note that the schedule is subject to change and that tours will only take place if a minimum of three people have registered. Registration in advance is required. Call 054-647-8955 or email tourwithjack@gmail.com . Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes and to bring hats and water. Each tour lasts 2-3 hours. Monday's tour costs NIS 85 and includes refreshments. Wednesday's tour costs NIS 70 per person.