Har Nof is a very friendly, vibrant community in Jerusalem, Israel. There is an active neighborhood municipality that offers many cultural activities for adults and children, and a special coordinator for English speaking olim. Project Connect is a grassroots organization that offers English shiurim, events, and chesed help. Shopping (stores and cottage industries) and schools are conveniently located. There are many shuls and minyanim. Strong national religious community, as well as ultra-orthodox populations. The Jerusalem Forest, which surrounds Har Nof, is a beautiful nature reserve in which to walk, hike, and picnic on a daily basis. Easy access to the Jerusalem/Tel Aviv highway. Light rail to the entrance of Har Nof is already under construction. Living in Jerusalem, while enjoying the greenery of the surrounding Jerusalem Forest, while having easy public transit access to all of Jerusalem.