Sufganiyot with the Jerusalem Foundation

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 Sufganiyot with the Jerusalem Foundation

Jerusalem is increasingly famous for its  culinary scene. With Hanukkah coming up, the different sufganiyot – fried donuts made in honor of the holiday – are the talk of the town. We’re proud to offer you this list of some of Jerusalem’s top sufganiyot hot spots – paired with Jerusalem Foundation projects that are sure to satisfy your cultural appetite.

Kadosh Bakery

Location: 6 Shlomzion Hamalka Street. Opening Hours: Sun-Thurs: 7 am to 11:30 pm.  Fri: 7 am to 4:30 pm. Sat: 1 hour after Shabbat to 1 am.

One of Jerusalem’s best kept secrets, Kadosh bakery features over 50 types of sufganiyot, designed by Karen Kadosh herself.  This year cronuts and pineapple cream are rumored to be on the menu.

Looking for some culture to accompany your donut? Check out the offerings at Machol Shalem Dance House, based out of the Granovsky Dance Hall in Canada House.

Marzipan Bakery

Location: 44 Agrippas Street, Mahane Yehuda. Opening Hours: Sun-Thurs: 7  am to 10 pm. Fri: 7 am to 2 pm.

Marzipan Bakery is renowned for its rugelach, but it’s sufganiyot are also pretty tasty. If  you can stand the long lines, it’s worth having these donuts that are smaller and lighter than those at other bakeries – meaning that there’s always room for more. The caramel ones are especially tasty.

Looking to burn some donut calories? Muslala, located in the Clal Center, only steps away from Mahane Yehuda, offers dance lessons, yoga lessons, art lessons, carpentry lessons, sustainability workshops, and more.


Location: 37 Emek Refaim Street. Opening Hours: Sun-Thurs: 6:30 am to 9 pm. Fri: 6 am to 1 hour before Shabbat.

This bakery serves delectable donuts for the more traditional palette, offering a slightly smaller collection that excels in the classics: jam, cream, and chocolate.

There are a few branches to this bakery; try the one on Emek Refaim street if you’re in the mood for a literary evening, and stop by Poetry Place, a unique institution dedicated to revitalizing the art of creative writing in Jerusalem.


Location: First Floor of the Hadar Mall, Talpiot. Opening Hours: Sun-Thurs: 8 am to 10 pm. Fri: 8 am to 2:30 pm. Sat:  1 hour after Shabbat to 10 pm.

Roladin is famous for its different donut fillings; some of the flavors include the option of injecting your sufganiyah with extra cream/chocolate/jam with the use of a mini pipette. This year, their offerings include a sufganiyah topped with cream and mini sufganiyot, and a banana cream donut that tastes like summer Sundays.

If you go to the branch in the Hadar Mall, next to the Yellow Submarine, you can top off your donut-eating experience with a concert.