Who is Fun Joel? Shalom! I’m Joel Haber, more commonly known as “Fun Joel.” I grew up in New Jersey, lived for many years in the great city of New York, moved from there to L.A., where I spent five wonderful years, and then moved to Israel in March 2009. My background through most of Read More

Top 10 Things to Do in Jerusalem – Part 1

I love lists like this, where people list the top things to do in a certain place. But I find that often those lists are just a rehashing of the tourist sites you can find in any Lonely Planet, Let’s Go or Fodor’s Guide. And other times they list a number of places that barely Read More

Top 10 Things to Do in Jerusalem – Part 2

For the first three entries in this post: Jerusalem Top 10 – Part 1 Continuing the list: 4. Get Some Culture Jerusalem has a thriving cultural scene, full of great music, art and crafts. And especially through the summer season (which really lasts about half the year here), there are tons of festivals that can Read More