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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2680 on: May 19, 2013, 01:30:33 PM »
No meches?
they took care of all that

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2681 on: May 19, 2013, 01:47:04 PM »
they took care of all that
Who is they and how much did shipping cost?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2682 on: May 19, 2013, 01:52:51 PM »
they took care of all that

Impressive. What did you order?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2683 on: May 19, 2013, 02:14:08 PM »
gilt had free international shipping at the time i ordered. it would have otherwise cost me $20 just for the shipping. however, the cost of each item was more expensive when shipping abroad

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2684 on: May 21, 2013, 01:59:04 PM »
Anyone know what times r' gamliel sees ppl?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2685 on: May 22, 2013, 07:40:56 PM »
Anyone have any experience or leads in regards to renting an apartment in tel aviv , a 1-2 bedroom for 2-3 Weeks

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2686 on: May 23, 2013, 06:11:42 PM »
 Hi,
Any reccomendations on a Zimmer/Suite in old city Tzfas for next week Shabbos? Gotta be clean & nice.. Honey moon style...

Thank you!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2689 on: May 26, 2013, 11:08:49 AM »
Hi,
Any reccomendations on a Zimmer/Suite in old city Tzfas for next week Shabbos? Gotta be clean & nice.. Honey moon style...

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anybody know of anything else for one night during the week, for a little cheaper?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2690 on: May 26, 2013, 01:22:20 PM »
I have a number for a guy that charges ₪100 a night never stayed there so don't ask me questions PM me for number

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2691 on: May 27, 2013, 11:12:02 AM »
HEADS UP: Fish and Two Vegetables has changed hechsheirim, from Chug Chasam Sofer to Rabbanut Mehadrin.

The manager tells me it's because Chug was charging them 3,000 NIS a month, while RM only charges 800; meanwhile, the Chug mashgiach would come in once a day and just look around at the items being used, while the RM mashgiach actually checks the rice. And all their ingredients are Eida, anyway.

If you ask me, it sounds more like an upgrade, but to each their own...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2692 on: May 27, 2013, 11:54:04 AM »
I will never understand Israeli hashgocha or where I can safely eat :P
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2693 on: May 27, 2013, 12:25:30 PM »
I will never understand Israeli hashgocha or where I can safely eat :P

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2694 on: May 27, 2013, 12:35:37 PM »
Welcome to Israel u got to look at the hecsher not everyday but evertime u go since it could change from morning till night

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2695 on: May 27, 2013, 12:38:43 PM »
I will never understand Israeli hashgocha or where I can safely eat :P

Nu, so you ask us locals. Big deal. ;)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2696 on: May 27, 2013, 12:59:11 PM »
Nu, so you ask us locals. Big deal. ;)
Yeah, and they'll tell you bacon is kosher ;)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2697 on: May 27, 2013, 01:10:00 PM »
Yeah, and they'll tell you bacon is kosher ;)
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2698 on: May 27, 2013, 01:16:52 PM »
HEADS UP: Fish and Two Vegetables has changed hechsheirim, from Chug Chasam Sofer to Rabbanut Mehadrin.

The manager tells me it's because Chug was charging them 3,000 NIS a month, while RM only charges 800; meanwhile, the Chug mashgiach would come in once a day and just look around at the items being used, while the RM mashgiach actually checks the rice. And all their ingredients are Eida, anyway.

If you ask me, it sounds more like an upgrade, but to each their own...
the regular chitter chatter I am used to hearing from Israelis when they downgrade.... usually these things are a step before ....
Its interesting though, why the two sushi places look the way they do, I would think it would be a much better market. (although "the manager" there, did tell me your a big customer there.)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2699 on: May 27, 2013, 01:20:25 PM »
the regular chitter chatter I am used to hearing from Israelis when they downgrade....
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