Where To Eat Shabbat Meals in Israel

Where To Eat Shabbat Meals in Israel

This post offers information about how you can get set up for Shabbat meals in different locations throughout Israel. Please note that some are free events at private homes or public centers, while others are cultural and culinary experiences for pay.

1. ANYWHERE IN ISRAEL

Anywhere in Israel sets guests up for free traditional Shabbat meals with religious families throughout the country. Fill out this form to get started.

2. GET SHABBAT

Get Shabbat sets guests up for free traditional Shabbat meals with religious families throughout Israel, with an emphasis on Jerusalem. To sign up, fill out this form. 

3. SHABBAT.COM

Shabbat.com is a free Jewish social network where people can find Shabbat meals and hospitality anywhere in the world, as well as a dating section, job board, and information about Judaism.

4. JERUSALEM CONNECTION

Jerusalem Connection is an organization dedicated to helping people get the most out of their time in Israel, helping them connect to each other, Judaism, Israel and more. As part of this service, they provide contact information for people who set up Shabbat hospitality with religious families in Jerusalem, Hebron, Tiberias, Tzfat, Alon Moreh, Bat Ayin, and the Golan Heights.

5. BETZAVTA

Betzavta brings travelers and locals together for casual dinners at the homes of local Israelis. Although this service is not specific to Shabbat meals, it may be possible to arrange this. Created to foster friendships, not make profits, the $39 fee is used to cover the cost of ingredients and operations.

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