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17/05-21/05 : Shavuot 2018 at Kfar Chashmonai


Shavuot celebration at the reconstructed Hasmonean village.

Impressive exhibition of harvesting tools such as cutters, seed planters, grindstones and leather filtering devices.

Together with the children, you will operate the harvesting tool like in ancient times, and drink Savory herbal tea, as well as participate in the 'Megilat Rut' play, with ancient costumes and texts from the sources.

Range of fun activities for children, including a guided tour of the reconstructed village: working the ancient olive press, creating with clay, writing with quills, demonstration of minting of Hasmonean coins, and creating sachets of medicinal herbs.

On Thu 17/5 at 18:00 there will be a one time tour in the village, timed especially to be during sunset, with lanterns. Participation by pre-registration only.


  • Thu 17/5, 18:00 - lantern tour
  • Fri-Mon 18-21/5, 10:30-14:00.

Length of activity - approximately 3 and a half hours. Participation by prior arrangement only.


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