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“Inspirational experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shabbat of a Lifetime

Shabbat of a Lifetime
Nissim Bahar, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 52-641-3989
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Ranked #22 of 237 things to do in Jerusalem
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Shabbat of a Lifetime invites you to experience an authentic Shabbat dinner in the heart of Jerusalem. Participate in a traditional Shabbat dinner with a family at their home while feasting on a variety of delicious, home-made cuisine from nine Jewish communities around the world! We combine the personal touch of home-hospitality with a unique cultural immersion you won't find anywhere else.
Toronto, Ontario
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Inspirational experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

As non Jews with many jewish friends, it was wonderful to experience what is such an important part of their lives. The relevant logic of the Shabbat to talk ,share and communicate was inspirational. The food was delicious too and Ben and Jenna, exceptional hosts. We can truly say attending Shabbat of a Lifetime was one of the highlights of our trip.

Visited May 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Warm, welcoming experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We loved our Shabbat dinner during our stay. Our young host family was lovely and so welcoming. The other guests were a mixture of Jewish visitors wanting a home-based Shabbat during their visit and other non-Jewish tourists wanting to experience their first Shabbat. Definitely a worthwhile experience!

Visited April 2014
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Calgary, Canada
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“One of our favourite experiences in Israel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

As we traveled around Israel, we saw some neat sights and met some nice people. This, however, was one of the highlights of our entire trip! Our host family was so warm and welcoming. They took time to teach and answer all of our questions. We met some nice people from around the world and, together, we got to get away from the crowds and tour buses so we could experience their Shabbat. The food was yummy too!

Visited August 2013

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Its a must during your visit to Israel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Shabbat is so important for jews that every traveler should experience that in this cosy dinner. The meaning of Shabbat, warm hosts, tasty food and nice new people to meet. Our family, including our 4 and 6 years daughters enjoyed Shabbat dinnet very much!

Visited May 2014

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful way to celebrate shabbat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Had terrific time. Our hosts prepared a lovely dinner and the selection of guests resulted in lively discussion and great fun.

Visited May 2014
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