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South

Nachal Dragot (aka Darja)- an intense hike near the Dead Sea
Sunrise tour of Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea aprx $70



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Author Topic: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread  (Read 1065062 times)

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10290 on: June 03, 2018, 12:56:29 PM »
Anyone know the hashgacha situation at Kfar Kedem (https://www.k-k.co.il/?lang=en)?
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10291 on: June 04, 2018, 03:00:51 PM »
Dan, We are also planning family trip in August with kids ages 2-8. If you already made plans, can you share some kids friendly activities in Israel and especially in Jerusalem. Thank you
I hope @Dan can recommend a great old city tour guide..... ;)

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10292 on: June 05, 2018, 02:16:44 PM »
Any idea where one can easily copy/print and bind a document in J-m? 

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10293 on: June 17, 2018, 11:20:20 PM »
Anyone have a winery tour in Israel that they recommend? What do you do by a winery where the people pouring the wines may not be so frum?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10294 on: June 18, 2018, 09:10:02 AM »
The Chazon Ish held that wine poured by non frum Jews is kosher
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10295 on: June 18, 2018, 11:36:10 AM »
Anyone have a winery tour in Israel that they recommend? What do you do by a winery where the people pouring the wines may not be so frum?

Can one not assume that if the winery is under a reputable Hechsher, either the wine is mevushal or it's poured by a Shomer Torah U'Mitzvos? Genuinely curious, as I've never done a tasting in Israel - only at Herzog where I'm fairly sure all tastings were Mevushal.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10296 on: June 19, 2018, 01:36:24 AM »
Can one not assume that if the winery is under a reputable Hechsher, either the wine is mevushal or it's poured by a Shomer Torah U'Mitzvos? Genuinely curious, as I've never done a tasting in Israel - only at Herzog where I'm fairly sure all tastings were Mevushal.
The hashgacha is only on the wine, not on events/ tastings at the winery.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10297 on: June 19, 2018, 09:03:53 AM »
Thought I'd add something that I don't think was previously mentioned here, from my recent trip. The Tunisian Shul in Acco is amazing. It's not so old, but is literally covered (floors, ceilings, stairways etc.) with mosaics depicting scenes from Tanach, Jewish history, flowers and birds of EY and more. I went as part of Artzeinu's Rosh Hanikra tour which was overall very nice, but this really stood out as something I had never done and not really heard about.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10298 on: June 19, 2018, 04:37:41 PM »
I was never in Akko.

What is the arab situation there? Is it an Arab or Jewish city? Safe?

Or maybe you can compare it to Shar Shchem vs Jewish Quarter?

Can I see the sites on my own or is it better to have a guide?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10299 on: June 19, 2018, 07:04:37 PM »
I was never in Akko

What is the arab situation there?
It's fine.
Is it an Arab or Jewish city?
Mixed
Safe?
Yes.

Or maybe you can compare it to Shar Shchem vs Jewish Quarter?
Much safer and different than Shaar Shechem. I believe they live in harmony in Akko.


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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10300 on: June 20, 2018, 02:10:35 AM »
I was never in Akko.

What is the arab situation there? Is it an Arab or Jewish city? Safe?

Or maybe you can compare it to Shar Shchem vs Jewish Quarter?

Can I see the sites on my own or is it better to have a guide?

I was just there yesterday. It is 98% Arab. I felt 100% safe walking around through all the alleys and the shuk. I have been there many times never feeling any kind of discomfort.

 I highly recommend the boat rides (10 ILS per person or 20 ILS for the Jet Boats). Ramchal shul is interesting. There is a Kosher Lemhadrin Pizza Hut right outside the old city next to the water.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10301 on: June 20, 2018, 04:16:51 PM »
Looking for someone to give a non frum woman a tour J-lem. Looking for cheap or non official tour guide. For mid- end of July. Any ideas?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10302 on: June 21, 2018, 01:42:14 AM »
Iím looking for a two bedroom apartment in rechavya /sharei chested area from succos. Any recommendation where I can look besides for google? Thank You!

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10303 on: June 21, 2018, 07:34:04 AM »
Iím looking for a two bedroom apartment in rechavya /sharei chested area from succos. Any recommendation where I can look besides for google? Thank You!

I have a few ideas of people that have places, what are you dates?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10304 on: June 21, 2018, 07:51:41 AM »
Anyone have info on a secured camping site up north? Thanx!