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Hatzolah AND Ambulance 101 or 1221
Fire 102


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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
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Agrocafe coffee workshop
Several wineries in the area
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Caves from bar kochva period in Adulam
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Bereshit Apple processing center
Tel Dan nature reserve (similiar to Banias Waterfall -slightly easier & toddler friendly)
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Kayaking down the Jordan River
Mount Hermon Ski Lift
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South

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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
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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: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2886 on: July 15, 2013, 01:07:57 AM »
Where can I get a USB internet stick for use in Israel at a good price and fast?
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I rented a USB stick at talknsave.net, good pricing and for the most part I can't complain
Talk N Save and good pricing don't go in the same sentence. Buy an Orange SIM to use with your own USB stick and then just freeze the account when you're not in Israel. Max freeze time is 3 months at a time.

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Talk N Save and good pricing don't go in the same sentence.
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Talk N Save and good pricing don't go in the same sentence.

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« Reply #2891 on: July 15, 2013, 02:13:54 PM »
And here I thought I had a good deal going.. now what is a Orange SIM  ???

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2892 on: July 18, 2013, 02:35:41 PM »
just an update, the gas station across gan sacher has a drive thru
Which gas station are you referring to? corner of Betzalel?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2894 on: July 19, 2013, 04:36:02 AM »
anyone interested in going to the chizki sofer concert motzash?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2895 on: July 20, 2013, 02:10:28 PM »
anyone interested in going to the chizki sofer concert motzash?
no carlebach fans on here?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2896 on: July 20, 2013, 03:59:02 PM »
no carlebach fans on here?
I'm a fan of him, but not a fan of concerts in general.

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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 #2899 on: July 23, 2013, 05:09:25 PM »
Anyone have any info on a tire repair that comes to your house?