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The eternal capital of ancient and modern Israel has much to offer tourists.

By Israel Today Staff |
Israeli musicians have a jam session on Azza Street near Jerusalem’s city center. As part of the popular annual "Einstein on Azza Street" cultural event, local cafes, bars and restaurants host live music and lectures by university professors on a wide range of topics. Photo: Yonatan Sindel / Flash90 Photo: Yonatan Sindel / Flash90

In addition to the Old City with its holy sites and unique quarters, there are two museums that shouldn’t be missed: the Israel Museum and the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Hundreds of thousands of visit these places every year. But Jerusalem is also full of small, often hidden attractions that convey what life’s like today in this city. Here are some tips to make the most of your next visit to Jerusalem.

 

Contemporary Arts

 

There are several groups organizing art tours through Jerusalem that include stops at various galleries and sit-downs with the artists themselves. Get to know a different side of Jerusalem that has nothing to do with politics or conflict. Tours can be booked by visiting: caij.co/gallery-tours/

 

World Cinema

 

The Cinematheque has since 1981 been an important...

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