Welcome to Holy Falafel, the real no-filter guide to Jerusalem that straddles the border, crosses the line, and is just a bit tongue-in-cheek.
A Lighthearted Approach
Satire, humor, and an offbeat take on things.
The Expat Corner
The only real guide to Jerusalem that you’ll need.
Culture & Cuisine
Food, recipes, music, food, celebrations, more food.
Self-Sanitation 101: Hand Washing
Learn, by demonstration, the best way to clean your hands after using the work restroom. Welcome to the Self-Sanitation 101. In this course, you will learn how to properly care...
Crazy Dancing Jews Block Traffic
With the Joy of Life as their goal, a subgroup of the Breslov Chassidic Orthodox movement drives around cities in their happy van. Of course, while they attempt to bring...
Green Sea Turtle Beached in Tel Aviv
A walk on a Tel Aviv beach turns out to be more than expected as we run into a member of the endangered Green Sea Turtle family. This is the story of a turtle in Tel Aviv that...
A Brief Guide to East Jerusalem Neighborhoods
This high-level introductory guide is brought to you by Secret al Quds East Jerusalem, a vibrant community of locals and expats in the area. Jerusalem is a complex and diverse...
What’s the weather like in Jerusalem?
If you're considering moving to Jerusalem, you might be wondering what the weather is like. First of all, it's important to note that Jerusalem is located in the Mediterranean...
East Jerusalem Buses
There's often quite a bit of confusion around East Jerusalem buses, their routes, and their timetables, but we're here to clear that up. The top three reasons you'll want to hop...
Holidays Observed in Jerusalem
I have had the opportunity to experience and observe a variety of holidays here in this historic and culturally rich city, but I do realize that other expats sometimes get...
Jerusalem Falafel Recipe
Hands down, no other place compares to the Palestinian falafel found in the markets and street vendors of East Jerusalem. The key to the unique flavor of Jerusalem Palestinian...
Jerusalem Hummus Recipe
As an amateur chef, I am always trying to create authentic Jerusalem-style Palestinian recipes, and who doesn't love hummus?! So, after a ton of trial and error, I want to share...
What is Holy Falafel?!
Welcome to HolyFalafel.com, the real no-filter guide to Jerusalem that straddles the border, crosses the line, and is just a bit tongue-in-cheek. We are here to offer you an unfiltered perspective on the vibrant city of Jerusalem, showcasing its diverse cultures, rich history, and complex political landscape. Our goal is to challenge stereotypes, shed light on untold stories, and provide a fresh and alternative narrative that goes beyond the headlines.
Join us on this unconventional journey as we explore Jerusalem’s hidden gems, delve into its fascinating history, celebrate its multiculturalism, and navigate the complexities with wit and humor. Get ready for an authentic and thought-provoking experience at HolyFalafel.com.
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Discover the vibrant Secret al Quds – East Jerusalem community group, where individuals are invited to join an inclusive and engaging space. This diverse community is united by a deep appreciation for the remarkable city of Jerusalem and a commitment to fostering understanding, dialogue, and coexistence. Whether you’re a native or expat, this group offers a unique platform to connect, share stories, and exchange ideas. Explore the rich cultural tapestry, navigate the complexities, and embrace the nuances of East Jerusalem with Secret al Quds. Join this dynamic community and become a part of building bridges and celebrating the spirit of this extraordinary place. Click here to join the Secret al Quds East Jerusalem community.