The Beit Ha'am Cultural Hall

The Beit Ha'am Cultural Hall

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The Beit Ha'am Cultural Hall (previously known as Gérard Becher Hall) is located at 11 Bezalel Street in Jerusalem. It offers a home and a stage for shows and performances of all cultural types, as well as a great space for holding conferences and art events. The Hall of Beit Ha'am hosts events with innovative style and atmosphere, right in the beating heart of downtown Jerusalem, surrounded by new academic institutions. The guests may also enjoy the spectacular exhibition telling the story of the Eichmann Trial (which took place here), offering an encounter with history that adds a little more atmosphere and makes the Beit Ha'am Cultural Hall the best choice for its visitors.

Productions and Events

From time to time, the center stages self-productions, as well as productions in collaboration with other entities. In addition to the initiated activities. The center hosts events from the "Israel Festival" and the"Jerusalem Festival of the Arts", educational activities, official governmental events, and all kinds of cooperations with organizations, producers, promoters, and others.

The Halls

There are 500 comfortable and pampering seats in the Gérard Behar Hall. It is armed with state-of-the-art technological equipment that ensures the highest quality of experience. The halls provide full solutions for the events, and conferences, addressing all the changing needs of each production. They are accessible for people with disabilities, have an audio system for the hearing impaired. Ana above all – provides a warm welcome and a special atmosphere. Sunday-Thursday: 09:00-17: 00

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Cashier Services

An hour before and after the show. Saturday night and holidays: From one hour after the Shabbat ends and until one hour before the show starts.


Parking is available for the Hall’s guests in the adjacent and accessible"Menorah Parking". A vehicle entering the car park after 17:00 and leaving the car park until 08:00 the next day will pay a one-time fee of 14 NIS, or 10 NIS for Yerushalmi cardholders. (There may be changes in the parking details. The definitive information is the one presented on the entrance sign to the parking lot).

Yerushalmi Card

10% discount will be given to Yerushalmi cardholders who purchase tickets to events produced by the Beit Ha'am Cultural Hall. For those arriving by public transport 19 Egged line.

Photo credit: Yoav Friedländer

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  • Oren Kessler
    Oren Kessler
    September 14, 2022

    Among other things, this was where the famous Eichmann trial was held in 1961. This year an exhibit was set up commemorating the trial.

  • Neil Gillman
    Neil Gillman
    January 10, 2023

    Saw a wonderful performance of Hello Dolly, produced by Encore which is a local community theatre company. It was my first time in this small (guessing around 400 seat) theatre which has been renovated recently and is wel...

  • Mona Liss
    Mona Liss
    February 5, 2023

    Very comfortable theatre - for audience as well as for performers. Good back stage accomodations. Located centrally with many bus lines and also parking garage.

  • judy yazersky
    judy yazersky
    March 22, 2023

    Lovely and esthetic place. Encourages non professional performances. Conveniently located in center of Jerusalem.

  • David G
    David G
    January 19, 2023

    Clean, spacious, well-lit, good acoustics, attentive staff, good security. Professionally run facility.

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