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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #15 on: June 23, 2014, 12:48:01 PM »
Loved the TR. There's something special about the first time someone visits Israel...
Life isn't about checking the boxes. Nobody cares.

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #16 on: June 23, 2014, 01:57:39 PM »
missing israel now :-[

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2014, 05:50:36 PM »
Great report. As an Isreali I really think you hit up all the good spots, even places I've never been to.
I cringed when I read: "It was our anniversury so we went to entricote" lol.

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #18 on: June 23, 2014, 06:01:42 PM »
Loved the TR. There's something special about the first time someone visits Israel...
Indeed.
missing israel now :-[
Stop thinking and hop on a plane...
Great report. As an Isreali I really think you hit up all the good spots, even places I've never been to.
B"H I was able to visit most of the sights on my to-do list, except the South.
I cringed when I read: "It was our anniversury so we went to entricote" lol.
:)

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #19 on: October 27, 2014, 06:50:16 PM »
Great report of Israel, just came it across it now. Was posted during our winter break.

Whoever's still looking for the black boxes from MH370 should check your TR, though, since there seems to be a lot of those lying around.

Lol :)

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #20 on: January 25, 2015, 08:05:23 PM »

Great TR! Thank you for writing such an elaborate report. It has so much information and is very helpful to me as I plan my family's trip for this summer. Just wanted you to know that even after all these months, people read and your time and effort are appreciated.

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2015, 08:30:56 PM »
Great TR! Thank you for writing such an elaborate report. It has so much information and is very helpful to me as I plan my family's trip for this summer. Just wanted you to know that even after all these months, people read and your time and effort are appreciated.
Thanks for the kind words. I'm glad I could be of help.

You guys have an awesome trip and soak it all in!

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #22 on: April 26, 2016, 04:31:37 PM »
Nice TR . Just found it.
P.s.  the relative that you davened for in Amuka,  any news?
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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #23 on: April 26, 2016, 05:56:08 PM »
Nice TR . Just found it.
P.s.  the relative that you davened for in Amuka,  any news?
Thanks.

Interesting you'd mention that. He actually got engaged 2 months ago!

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #24 on: August 30, 2016, 08:11:07 AM »
Thanks Joe!

Entertaining read.

Few comments:
-No need to apologize that much in the beginning - it's sad you didn't fly first class; but neither me or any other DDFer lost any sleep because of your stinky coach trip, so you don't have to feel bad for us and be apologetic.

-The pics are not that bad at all, I don't know what you're talking about.

-I think I had an English version of the APN Israel app when I was there recently.

-Bad idea to pay at the hotel as you can't take advantage of booking through shopping portals. I booked on hotels.com through Chase UR portal and got an extra 2PPD.

-How is it possible to have a Segway tour in old city Jerusalem? How did you handle all the stairs?

-You should've dropped Hoffmans tours. When someone tells me I charge you more for using a CC, I tell them "you just lost a good customer and all his friends".

-Don't feel bad about missing the audio-guides in Masada, I found it to be annoying.

-Good budgeting man! Not easy to keep a trip like that at $4k.

Overall nice and detailed report (and fun to read too).

Thank you!

can you still book hotels.com through chase portal? didn't see that as an option, unless I am searching in the wrong place

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2016, 01:16:03 PM »
can you still book hotels.com through chase portal?
Nops.

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #26 on: June 14, 2017, 10:59:37 PM »
Thanks for this informative trip report!We are planning a family trip for Sukkos and I don't know where to start.  I enjoyed reading about your travels rather than the usual, how I paid, where I stayed so typical of the reports on this forum.. A trip report that included what you did!!!! thank you!

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #27 on: September 19, 2017, 04:24:17 PM »
Pics working again. Thanks @Something Fishy!

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Re: Joe's Israel Trip Report
« Reply #28 on: September 27, 2017, 11:39:09 AM »
Re: david and goliath candle:

Goliath fell forward, not backward.
T h a n k s !