Hebrew Book Week in Jerusalem Warning

The sirens of the motorcade of

Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, President of Colombia

can be heard on the Jerusalem, Israel streets

Colombia's flag image, Jerusalem photo

 and the flag of Colombia can be seen flying.

Most people will never notice.

But what is amazing is that after so many years,

and now with so many Israeli tech users and kindle readers, 

Liberty Bell Park for Book Week image

Hebrew Book Week in Jerusalem is back in the Liberty Bell Park.

image Shavuah Hasefer

Thousands of books and at least one hot-pot are ready for

Hebrew book week picture

 Shavuah Hasefer, the annual Hebrew book fair that runs from June 5-13.

Bell Park for Hebrew book week,  Jstreet, photo Jerusalem

There were fewer book vendors in the park this year.

Liberty Bell Park for shavuah hasefer

But every night, many children

Hebrew Book Week

helped fill the park.

scene at Liberty Bell Park

Everyone was out looking for a good deal on Hebrew books.

Hebrew Book week image

As every year, in the park there was also free entertainment for children.

child up dancing at park

This one young man was ready to get up and move to the music.

Hebrew book week image

Passing on the love of books and reading is an old tradition.

man selling books at park image

But look past this book vendor and you will see

viewing stands being set up for

the Formula One Peace Car Run in Jerusalem.

Not sure everyone will appreciate the streets closing

and noise of what some want to be a new tradition.

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