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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2560 on: May 04, 2013, 09:09:37 PM »
you mean the count the yamukas inside approach?

Personally, I prefer the "read the te'udah" approach. But hey, if that works for you, I'm not judging.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2561 on: May 04, 2013, 09:13:07 PM »
Personally, I prefer the "read the te'udah" approach. But hey, if that works for you, I'm not judging.
the way i see it, it either is or isnt, black or white. by you using the wording you used indicates more gray. i was merely trying to figure out your method is all

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2562 on: May 04, 2013, 09:18:40 PM »
the way i see it, it either is or isnt, black or white. by you using the wording you used indicates more gray. i was merely trying to figure out your method is all

Oh, I see... lemme clarify:

When I was last there (over half-a-year ago), it was Rabbanut Mehadrin. So, "'twould seem" they still are, as I haven't heard that anything has changed; however, I recommend verifying that this information is still up-to-date, as after all, things do change from time to time

Hey, ya never know (TM).

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2563 on: May 04, 2013, 09:23:11 PM »
I doubt they get raw liver,  Most liver bought is fully cooked and can be eaten as is,

If all liver is fully cooked, you wouldn't e able to buy it medium rare...
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2564 on: May 05, 2013, 09:15:56 AM »
Does anyone know the hechscher for between the arches?
"Not all who wander are lost"

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2565 on: May 05, 2013, 09:23:16 AM »
If you're trying to recommend other pizza shops to me as an alternative to Agvania... let's just say, you clearly have no idea what kind of pizza they serve. :D
I didn't know your such a fan?
Interesting.. Personally I liked the pizza but don't think I would fuss over it closing...
(Maybe because my wife doesn't like.. 😌)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2566 on: May 05, 2013, 09:35:13 AM »
Update: passed Agvania tonight, and they were open, so apparently they're still in business after all. Phew!
When were they supposedly closed?
It's not about the quantity of your posts.  It's about the quality.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2567 on: May 05, 2013, 09:37:42 AM »
When were they supposedly closed?

Anybody know what's up with Agvania in Jerusalem? They were closed when we went a little after 1 PM today... is this a new thing?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2568 on: May 05, 2013, 10:01:11 AM »
I didn't know your such a fan?
Interesting.. Personally I liked the pizza but don't think I would fuss over it closing...
(Maybe because my wife doesn't like.. 😌)

I'm not saying it's the best pizza around; it's just... unique.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2569 on: May 06, 2013, 09:14:51 AM »
I'm not saying it's the best pizza around; it's just... unique.
its not the best pizza around and its uniquly expensive

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2570 on: May 06, 2013, 09:17:25 AM »
its not the best pizza around and its uniquly expensive

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2571 on: May 06, 2013, 09:17:49 AM »
Anyone been to the Ice City this year?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2572 on: May 06, 2013, 09:21:48 AM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2573 on: May 06, 2013, 09:22:39 AM »
Anyone been to the Ice City this year?
heard it was good

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2574 on: May 06, 2013, 11:22:42 AM »
It's not about the quantity of your posts.  It's about the quality.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2575 on: May 06, 2013, 11:24:27 AM »
on what statement?

It ain't uniquely expensive.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2576 on: May 06, 2013, 11:26:19 AM »
+1

Who is the one that told you about it?   ;)

Ummmmm... CountValentine? :P

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2577 on: May 06, 2013, 11:30:30 AM »
Ummmmm... CountValentine? :P
Now i'm lost  ???
It's not about the quantity of your posts.  It's about the quality.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2578 on: May 06, 2013, 11:31:31 AM »
heard it was good
i was at last years. how did it compare?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2579 on: May 06, 2013, 12:22:05 PM »