Events & Activities

Events & Activities

ESRA’s community provides people of different age groups with different social and cultural activities targeted to their interests and needs, while also coming together through national activities that suit everyone.
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Tour of Shuk Talpiot

Wednesday, 17 April 2024 at 10:00

Gan Binyamin in Hadar, Haifa

ESRA members 35 NIS | Non-members 50 NIS


ESRA Haifa Branch

We will meet at 10.00 at Gan Binyamin in Hadar. Here is a link from Google Maps - From there we will walk to Shuk Talpiot (3-4 minutes’ walk). Diana will talk about the historic Talpiot Building and its upcoming renovation. We will talk to some of the merchants and find out their story and how and from where they get their produce. We will look at several abandoned buildings and try to understand their story and finally we will look at some of the many places to eat in the area and anyone who wants to end the tour with lunch at one of these is welcome to do so (not included).

Easy walking, suitable for everyone. For any queries, please contact David Toubkin on 0552274513 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. Diana Barshaw was a research scientist and professor in the field of behavior and ecology of marine animals from 1988 to 2004. Starting in 2005 she wrote a monthly column for the Jerusalem Post called ‘Wild Israel’ and a blog for the Times of Israel. On her website she describes the Israel National Trail and has compiled a guide to hiking the trails of the Carmel Mountains. Diana has recently been certified as an Israeli Tour Guide.

Return time: 12:30 - 13:00 approximately.

Registration: Click on the register link above or contact the Booking Office at 09-9508371 (ext 2).

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