Every year as the month of August comes to an end,
there are certain signs of the end of summer,
besides the outdoor performances at the Jerusalem Theater.
Facebook is full of posts of those returning from overseas.
Another summer, time has flown by with visitors and festivals.
parents will call on extended family and friends or strangers,
or just make it another ‘take your kid to work’ day,
in all kind of offices, and even banks.
For those with time and energy there is the Bloomfield Science Museum.
Also, always a good venue for a day trip,
the Machane Yehuda market, the shuk,
but when it gets crowded, holding on is a great idea.
New this year, the Teddy Park fountain has proven extremely popular.
the annual Kite Festival
at the Israel Museum
is an old favorite with thousands of families,
popular with all ages.
flown by pros were up in the afternoon breeze,
however, this little girl did a great job of keeping hers flying.
Israeli flag kites were on sale and popular.
But while some of the large professional flags got stuck in trees,
what was really impressive this year,
were the number of hand-made children’s projects that were flying high in the sky.
No matter what is happening on the ground and all around,
leave it to Israelis to love to just go fly a kite.