Shabbat of a Lifetime, Jerusalem

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Experience a traditional Friday night meal through Shabbat of a Lifetime, a culturally immersive program that seats you at a table with an Israeli family. Enjoy an authentic, homemade meal that combines culinary traditions from nine different Jewish communities. Since 2011, approximately 15,000 visitors from more than 75 countries have participated in this program, one of Jerusalem's most popular tourist activities. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Jerusalem trip simple and quick.
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  • This was one of the highlights of our visit to Jerusalem. We had a wonderful time getting to know our hosts and interacting with the other guests at the meal. I strongly recommend this to anyone conte...  more »
  • "Shabbat of a Lifetime" offer a great opportunity to meet a Jewish family for Shabbat. Totally worth it  more »
  • It was a pleasant evening, we have learned a lot from his Jewish family war we were staying. We were with a group of 13 people and was much opportunity to talk to each other about the own background why everyone had come and we also talk about the background of the use around the Shabbat. Even the Israeli politics came. The host and hostess were open and accessible, all in all a successful evening.
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