10 Tips to Survive the Boiling Israeli Summer Like a Local

10 Tips to Survive the Boiling Israeli Summer Like a Local

Credit:flickr/zeevveez

In Israel, it can get pretty hot … summer weather can stretch between April and October, so Israel21c shares some tips to survive the heat!

6) Find the nearest (free) water park

Water parks are fun, but who wants to fork over money for an entrance fee, and then deal with massive lines? Luckily Israel is a family-friendly place, a fact evident in the sheer number of well-kept children’s playgrounds you can find across the country. Come summer, some of these parks transform into free public water fountain parks! Visit Teddy Park in Jerusalem or Gan B’Ivrit in Rishon LeTzion to see what we mean.

7) Make your own fruit shakes/ice pops

Israeli kids may live off shlukim (push pops) and barad (slushies) in the summertime but buying these items plus other favorites like fresh fruit shakes and the beach-side favorite — watermelon and feta-like Bulgarian cheese — can get expensive, fast.

Making shakes and natural ice pops like these at home is a snap if you have some basic equipment. Try this recipe using some of the glorious Israeli fruits available during this time of year such as giant sweet-as-candy mangoes and sublimely refreshing fresh figs.

Tags: Israel Tourism

More From Fellowship Blog

Yael Eckstein, one of JPost most influential Jews of the year

Fellowship Blog

Congratulations, Yael – One of JPost’s Most Influential Jews of 2020

The Jerusalem Post has released its list of 2020's 50 most influential Jews - and Yael Eckstein is on it!

Children liberated from Auschwitz, illustrating survey revealing lack of Millennials knowledge of Holocaust

Fellowship Blog

Millennials, Gen Z Don’t Know About Holocaust

A new survey reveals a "worrying lack of basic Holocaust knowledge" among millennials and other young people in the United States today.

Josef Tal, composer in 1939 with Palestine Conservatory of Music Orchestra

Fellowship Blog

Josef Tal – A Courageous Israeli Composer

A composer who made aliyah (immigrated to the Holy Land), Josef Tal created classical music for the modern state of Israel.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay informed about issues affecting Israel, the Jewish people, Jewish-Christian relations, receive daily devotionals, and more.