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Police 100
Hatzolah AND Ambulance 101 or 1221
Fire 102


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Misc. Reviews
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Activities

Jerusalem Area

Begin Museum- outside the Old City
Caliber 3- Shooting Range in Gush Etzion
Ramparts Walk- on top of the Old City walls
Tzomet Institute - Alon Shvut
Kotel Tunnel Tours/Old City Jewish and/or Muslim Quarter Tours (PM satturn if you want a private tour)
Old City Jewish and Muslim Quarter Tours (pm @satturn )
Churva/Ramban
Machon Hamikdash
Burnt house
Gichon
4 Sephardi Shuls
Old Yishuv Court
Shiloach/Gichon


2048 - Tlv - Incredible fun experience! Active Activities in each room. cool team game, electrifying, challenging and especially fun!
Time Elevator in Jerusalem- Don't waste your time.
City of David (Ir David)-Amazing-you must take a tour to fully understand the site.
Segway tour-interesting way to waste a few hrs-NOT an absolute must do
Biking - Beatiful trails in the valleys outside of the city. PM Drago if interested.
http://tmsifting.org/en/visitor-and-volunteer-information/
https://www.patbamelach.com/
https://www.galita.co.il/en
Yad Vashem
Martef Hashoah - Kever Dovid
Migdal Dovid- Museum of Jerusalem
Bibical Zoo/Aquarium/Ein Yael
Tax Museum
Gush Katif Museum
Science Museum
Bible Lands Museum
Israel Museum
Italian Jewish Art Museum
Beit Harav Kook
Underground prisoners
Kneset /Rose Garden/Bird watching
Shuk Machane Yehuda - Kever of Gerrer Rebbes
Mearat Tzidkiyahu/Rockefeller Museum
Belz Shul
Har Hatzofim
Har Hazeisim
Har Hamenuchos
Ammunition Hill
CHaggall Windows @ Haddasa
Chutzot HaYotzer/Park Teddy
Great Syn/Jewish Art Museum
National Library
Supreme Court
Jclay
Mamila
Gan Sacher - sports fields, picniking, exercise equpment, amazing huge kids climbing area

Tel Aviv/Center

Blind or Deaf Museum in Cholon- Blind, amazing. Deaf, good. Prior reservation needed.
Hagana Museum in Tel Aviv--15NIS per adult; students free; a bit disjointed and kind of fake acting in the videos, but mostly very interesting and educational.
Bullet Factory in Rechovot

Beit Shemesh to Modiin area (Jerusalem Corridor)

Escape the Machsan escape room (Rechov Nachal Sorek)
Stalactite caves
Renting bikes or the ezraider scooters for the Britannia/Adulam parks
Agrocafe coffee workshop
Several wineries in the area
Lots of towns from first Beit Hamikdash period in Adulam and nearby, worth getting a guide.
Caves from bar kochva period in Adulam
H/T Drago
Mini Israel- Love it or hate it
Latrun Tank Museum - Mini Israel
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Park Rabin - hiking...
Park Begin - hiking...
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North

"My Baby - Kids' Airport" - amusement park, mostly indoors, awesome for the entire family. Bowling, wall climbing that all ages can enjoy, bungee jumping, bumper carts, carousels, huge swings, Space Jump, tons, 2 huge buildings. Located in Kfar Yasif, Yarka. Near highways 70 & 85. https://www.mybaby.co.il/about
Kfar Kedem - https://www.k-k.co.il/?lang=en
Rosh Hanikra- Way up north

Golan Heights

Bereshit Apple processing center
Tel Dan nature reserve (similiar to Banias Waterfall -slightly easier & toddler friendly)
Banias Waterfall
Nimrod's Fortress in the Golan
Kayaking down the Jordan River
Mount Hermon Ski Lift
Mount Bental Overlook/Bunkers
Golan Heights Winery
Yehudiya Nature Reserve Hiking

South

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

Good summary of many hikes:
http://hikingintheholyland.com/

FB group with many ideas of activities
https://www.facebook.com/groups/kidsdaysoutisrael

Separate Beaches - AS OF 2022!
The suitability of the area around the separate beach area varies.

Separate Areas for Men and Women:
Tveria - Kinar Hotel
Tveria - Chof Menachem
Tveria - near Chamei Tveria
Yam Hamelach - International Beach
Yam Hamelach - Chamei Zohar

Men: Mon, Wed, Fri - Women: Sun, Tues, Thurs
Akko X2
Ashdod
Ashkelon
Bat Yam
Chaifa X2
Hertzilya (only in the summer?? BZ only??)
Netanya - Kiryat Sanz
Rishon Letzion
Tel Aviv - Sheraton

Men: Tues, Fri - Women: Mon, Weds
Nahariya

Switches bet Mornings (7a-1p) and Afternoons (1p-7p)
Chadera '
Men Morning: Sun, tues, thurs  - afternoon: Mon, wed, fri
Women Morning: Mon, Weds, Fri - Afternoon: Sun, Tues, Thurs
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11700 on: August 24, 2022, 08:14:18 AM »
Any information on a tour of the cemetery in bene beraq?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11701 on: August 24, 2022, 08:31:14 AM »
Any information on a tour of the cemetery in bene beraq?
I don't think you need a tour (also don't think it exists). Just walk around for a few minutes and you will find everyone.
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11702 on: August 24, 2022, 11:39:12 AM »
Thank you.
Sometimes is nice to have someone give a tour with stories and the likes, especially for the younger people. So if anyone has the information I will appreciate.

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« Reply #11703 on: August 24, 2022, 06:21:52 PM »
Thank you.
Sometimes is nice to have someone give a tour with stories and the likes, especially for the younger people. So if anyone has the information I will appreciate.
I'd suggest Yehuda Geberer - he does great history tours, I am pretty sure he can do a great one of the Bnei Brak Bais Oilam. He has a website yehudageberer.com
I used him for a tour of Yad veShem - great!

Also any tour guide in Israel can probably do a great job.

Make sure you have enough water!
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11704 on: August 24, 2022, 06:38:13 PM »
Added to the wiki - Yarka - My Baby. Was just there today with family, from age 9 months to 19 years, had a blast. Tons to do, not too expensive but be prepared for it to cost.

Was full of religious Jews, packed but still very adequate space to maneuver. Many minyanim happening there in Terminal 1, to the left of the bridge towards Terminal 2.

Bowling, ice skating, bumper cars, bungee jump, huge swing, gymboree area with climbing walls that all ages can enjoy! They have a Space Jump that was not working. It has a hug fan blowing you up so you can sort of float for 2 minutes. Tons more. Well kept. Also 2 floors of shopping.

Yarka is a Druze city between Haifa and Karmiel.

Not far from the Ahihud train station.
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11705 on: August 24, 2022, 07:04:08 PM »
I'd suggest Yehuda Geberer - he does great history tours, I am pretty sure he can do a great one of the Bnei Brak Bais Oilam. He has a website yehudageberer.com
I used him for a tour of Yad veShem - great!

Also any tour guide in Israel can probably do a great job.

Make sure you have enough water!
Thank you

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11706 on: August 24, 2022, 08:40:35 PM »
Thank you

Nothing like Yehuda Geberer
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11707 on: August 25, 2022, 01:53:53 PM »
Added to the wiki - Yarka - My Baby. Was just there today with family, from age 9 months to 19 years, had a blast. Tons to do, not too expensive but be prepared for it to cost.

Was full of religious Jews, packed but still very adequate space to maneuver. Many minyanim happening there in Terminal 1, to the left of the bridge towards Terminal 2.

Bowling, ice skating, bumper cars, bungee jump, huge swing, gymboree area with climbing walls that all ages can enjoy! They have a Space Jump that was not working. It has a hug fan blowing you up so you can sort of float for 2 minutes. Tons more. Well kept. Also 2 floors of shopping.

Yarka is a Druze city between Haifa and Karmiel.

Not far from the Ahihud train station.

Great to hear that they are back open and jews are back. I still have tickets for the rides. Is the kosher stand across the street open again?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11708 on: August 28, 2022, 03:39:42 PM »
ATV-ing from har hadar just outside of Jerusalem. Highly recommend if you enjoy nice scenery

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11709 on: August 29, 2022, 03:43:51 PM »
Any recommendations for a food tour in Yerushalaim? Mehadrin level.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11710 on: August 30, 2022, 03:15:40 AM »
Looking for a quality chocolatier with interesting options in Jerusalem, preferably in the center of city.

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« Reply #11711 on: August 30, 2022, 03:32:22 AM »
Looking for a quality chocolatier with interesting options in Jerusalem, preferably in the center of city.
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11712 on: August 30, 2022, 09:28:02 AM »
Any suggestions for ATVing in Galil close to Tevariah?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11713 on: August 30, 2022, 04:03:01 PM »
Recommendations for freight forwarder to send some furniture from US to Israel?

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« Reply #11714 on: August 30, 2022, 07:35:22 PM »
Recommendations for freight forwarder to send some furniture from US to Israel?
Landaus' Express in Boro Park.
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« Reply #11715 on: September 08, 2022, 03:20:11 PM »
Did an Old City tour with Tzvi Satt- https://www.secretsoftheoldcity.com/- absolutely amazing!!

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #11716 on: September 08, 2022, 03:23:52 PM »
Did an Old City tour with Tzvi Satt- https://www.secretsoftheoldcity.com/- absolutely amazing!!
do you have a working link?

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« Reply #11717 on: September 08, 2022, 03:26:51 PM »
Did an Old City tour with Tzvi Satt- https://www.secretsoftheoldcity.com/- absolutely amazing!!
Thanks!! Looking forward to the next round.

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