Postcard from Israel: Jerusalem’s Emek Refaim

It’s Friday morning in Jerusalem’s hip German Colony. The weekend has begun. Everyone’s out shopping, people watching, eating gourmet food, and enjoying the sunshine.

Taking it easy on Emek Refaim. Photo by Flash90.

Taking it easy on Emek Refaim. Photo by Flash90.

The German Colony, Jerusalem’s 19th century-built neighborhood lined with cafés, restaurants, bakeries, craft vendors and boutiques, is alive at all hours of the day and night.

Take a stroll with ISRAEL21c on a Friday morning, and discover why locals and tourists love passing the time on sunny Emek Refaim, the main street of the German Colony. Bikes, strollers and scooters are welcome. Click on the video to watch.

Film by Elahn Zetlin

Music by Sergi Boal

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