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They are certified Kosher from the local Rabbanut. (Ein Bokek)
The meat is NOT Glatt.
The chicken is Rabbanut Mehadrin.
The cooking is Bishul Yisrael according to the Rema, not the Beit Yosef.
The vegetables are Gush Katif. The cabbage is NOT.

The Mashgiach says, the hard cheeses are not Mehadrin.

Breakfast:
- Breads, pastries, cakes - parbaked or raw frozen , Chasam Sofer Petach Tiqwa
- Packaged yogurts and puddings - some are B"datz . Rubin, but be careful some could be cholov nochri, check packaging
- Grapefruit and Orange Juice from Spout - PriMor ,Chasam Sofer Petach Tiqwa
- Hard Round Cheeses on cutting board- Cholov Nochri
- Gvina Levana, cottage cheese - .....................
- Feta, Bulgarian Cheeses - He claims Belz
- Some type of butter spread- some are cholov nochri
- Fish- He says B"datz ( he says B"datz about alot of things....), but its usually just herring and mackarel
- Tuna - He says B"datz, but there is usually some type of leafy veggie in there i.e. parsley
- Instant Coffee Machine - Cholov Yisroel of some rabbi in Ashkelon
- Espresso Station - Milk is usually Mehadrin Tnuva, you can look at the bag (Yes milk comes in a 5 gallon bag)
- Hot Stations- Not really sure, they serve dinner there also which is fleishig, I'm guessing they switch the stations, but i wouldn't....
- Produce - He says B"datz ( he says B"datz about alot of things....)
- Cereals- some are cholov nochri


Lounge:
Basically the same cakes and fruits as breakfast.

Mashgiach's number 050-892-2728
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #560 on: July 17, 2013, 07:14:36 PM »
How is this different than the sellers/brokers/agents that sell/buy miles/points and use them to book mileage/point flights/hotels for a 3rd party?
When you try to use your miles and find there's no availability for your preferred flight dates do you say the mile-seller/buyers are nasty SOB?
The sellers are happy to let go of their points for cash and the buyers are happy to pay less money for their tickets/rooms.
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So true.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #561 on: July 17, 2013, 07:31:41 PM »
How is this different than the sellers/brokers/agents that sell/buy miles/points and use them to book mileage/point flights/hotels for a 3rd party?
When you try to use your miles and find there's no availability for your preferred flight dates do you say the mile-seller/buyers are nasty SOB?
The sellers are happy to let go of their points for cash and the buyers are happy to pay less money for their tickets/rooms.
The cancellation policy of hotels is much better then airlines so these people book all the rooms and then the last minute cancel so that limits the availability

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #562 on: July 17, 2013, 07:46:32 PM »
The cancellation policy of hotels is much better then airlines so these people book all the rooms and then the last minute cancel so that limits the availability
They're both doing the same thing, limiting availability.
the only dif. is that the hotel bookers do sometimes cancel making rooms available again last minute while the mileage buyers never even give us chance at availability.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #563 on: July 17, 2013, 08:30:52 PM »
They're both doing the same thing, limiting availability.
the only dif. is that the hotel bookers do sometimes cancel making rooms available again last minute while the mileage buyers never even give us chance at availability.
It's an old yesoid: what I'm doing and making money off is kosher but yenner? A Chazer!

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #564 on: July 18, 2013, 03:12:14 AM »
It's an old yesoid: what I'm doing and making money off is kosher but yenner? A Chazer!
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #565 on: July 18, 2013, 07:47:39 AM »
Looking for the Le Merdian for this Shabbos, but zero availability , Any recommendation on how to get in??

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #566 on: July 18, 2013, 08:00:58 AM »
Looking for the Le Merdian for this Shabbos, but zero availability , Any recommendation on how to get in??
Looking for the Le Merdian for this summer, but zero availability for july august (and most of sep). Any recommendation on how to get in??

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #567 on: July 18, 2013, 09:46:25 AM »
Looking for the Le Merdian for this Shabbos, but zero availability , Any recommendation on how to get in??
Looking for the Le Merdian for this summer, but zero availability for july august (and most of sep). Any recommendation on how to get in??
Hmmm. Your posts look surprisingly similar to each other, even your typos. Mods, IP check?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #568 on: July 24, 2013, 05:22:07 AM »
I have on 7/26 that I am not using.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #569 on: July 24, 2013, 05:42:18 AM »
I have on 7/26 that I am not using.
i  can have for free?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #570 on: July 24, 2013, 06:12:52 AM »
I have on 7/26 that I am not using.
your post earlier was probaby deleted, I think it is against the rules to sell these nights, except if you are giving them a way.
thats what happens when moving back to the US.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #571 on: July 27, 2013, 02:35:21 PM »
Last time at the hotel all the rooms i had had a small sofa bed in addition to regular beds. Do all the rooms have that or i cant count on it?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #572 on: July 27, 2013, 02:56:28 PM »
Last time at the hotel all the rooms i had had a small sofa bed in addition to regular beds. Do all the rooms have that or i cant count on it?
Not all rooms have it.
It may help if your reservation says "+kid"

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #573 on: July 27, 2013, 04:27:11 PM »
Not all rooms have it.
It may help if your reservation says "+kid"
Thanks if that doesnt help can i get a rollaway?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #574 on: July 27, 2013, 04:33:42 PM »
Thanks if that doesnt help can i get a rollaway?
If you pay $60

Best bet is to bring an air mattress if your kid wont sleep on the floor.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #575 on: July 27, 2013, 10:57:23 PM »
your post earlier was probaby deleted, I think it is against the rules to sell these nights, except if you are giving them a way.
thats what happens when moving back to the US.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #576 on: July 27, 2013, 10:58:55 PM »
If you pay $60

Best bet is to bring an air mattress if your kid wont sleep on the floor.

Or find the (unlocked) room on each floor where they keep the spare mattresses, and help yourself.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #577 on: July 28, 2013, 01:58:33 AM »
Or find the (unlocked) room on each floor where they keep the spare mattresses, and help yourself.

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Is that ethical?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #578 on: July 28, 2013, 02:03:34 AM »
Is that ethical?

Depends! The question is, is what you just did ethical? :P
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #579 on: July 28, 2013, 02:07:03 AM »
Or find the (unlocked) room on each floor where they keep the spare mattresses, and help yourself.

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IIRC it is across from room 16 on every floor