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Pivoting is a nice word for…

*Failed* *Oh sh!t, now what?* *We will survive!!!!* *Can I go hide now?* Nati and I spent the last few months at JLMvibe working hard on a B2B (business-to-business) business model: we offered customized listings of events to programs that bring people to Jerusalem...

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Events – the urban-travel scapegoat

Events – the urban-travel scapegoat

This week at least two more articles were added to the list of pieces declaring Jerusalem not only a religious travel destination but a cultural one too. Thank God! In one the city was lauded for her tech scene and gastronomic excellence with a side-mention of the...

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Video: Deena Speaks at Zion Square

Video: Deena Speaks at Zion Square

On September 9 2016 Creative Mornings, Muslala and Season of Culture (all interesting organizations in their own rights!) hosted an event at Zion Square where a few of us were invited to talk about the creative work we do in Jerusalem. I spoke about my enriching...

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JLMvibe Hacks Events

JLMvibe Hacks Events

When I saw ads for the DataHack a couple of months ago, I suddenly realized that events are, first and foremost, data. Nati, my business partner, and I are constantly grappling to stay on top of all our event sources: Websites Newsletters Facebook events Facebook...

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14 Cafes to Visit in Downtown Jerusalem

14 Cafes to Visit in Downtown Jerusalem

A coffee shop in Israel isn’t just a place for a cup o’ joe and a pastry. Most cafes here have complete (mostly dairy) menus with sandwiches, salads, hot dishes, desserts, of course, and all that alongside some of the best coffee in the world. This article...

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A Swedish Celebration of Spring in Jerusalem

A Swedish Celebration of Spring in Jerusalem

Valborgsfest, the Swedish celebration of spring, takes place outdoors. When celebrated in Sweden, the climate on April 30th is usually something between cold and frigid. And so when a couple dozen Swedish natives came together on a breezy evening in the Swedish Theological Institute courtyard in Jerusalem, to sing and to light a bonfire in t-shirts and sandals, it seemed to be a surreal experience for some.

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Shaon Horef – Behind the Scenes

Shaon Horef – Behind the Scenes

Shaon Horef. You may have heard the name but you probably aren’t sure exactly what it is. OK, so it’s Jerusalem’s winter festival which takes place over the course of four Mondays in February. But what is it really, how should you navigate it and why...

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