The JLMvibe Blog

On Jerusalem’s Cultures & Peoples

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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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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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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