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.

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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

Become Part of the Community!

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.