The slightly incongruous walled patch of green in the middle of East Jerusalem is the Garden Tomb , a site considered as an alternative...
YMCA East Jerusalem
Offers three-month Arabic-language courses for 1200NIS. Classes meet twice weekly in the evenings.
Archaeology buffs who do not get their fill at the Israel Museum should also visit East Jerusalem’s Rockefeller Museum . The historic,...
Al-Masrah Centre for Palestine Culture & Art and Al-Kasaba Theatre
Off Salah ad-Din St in East Jerusalem, these venues stage plays, musicals, operettas and folk dancing in Arabic, often with an English...
El Dorado Café
This locally popular cafe and sweets shop serves excellent lattes, espressos and milkshakes, plus candy imported from Syria. The...
19 Salah ad-Din St · interesting places nearby
Educational Bookshop information
East Jerusalem’s best bookshop has an impressive range of books and DVDs pertaining to the Arab–Israeli conflict, as well as a good selection of magazines and Palestinian music CDs. It also boasts a reading balcony, cafe and function room. Journalists, aid workers, activists and other politically aware people make this place a regular stop on their East Jerusalem wanderings.