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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2900 on: July 24, 2013, 09:39:20 AM »
Anyone have any info on a tire repair that comes to your house?
U/D it seems there's a Chaveirm Org in Israel called Yedidim for roadside assistance.

My next Q: anyone know of a private general practitioner? I tried getting through to Dr Stein for 2 days with no luck.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2901 on: July 24, 2013, 09:52:31 AM »
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2902 on: July 24, 2013, 10:02:11 AM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2903 on: July 24, 2013, 10:22:40 AM »
U/D it seems there's a Chaveirm Org in Israel called Yedidim for roadside assistance.
indeed, their number is 0573131310, although last time I called them for help with a tire they kind of told me to jump in the lake..

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2904 on: July 24, 2013, 03:59:59 PM »
indeed, their number is 0573131310, although last time I called them for help with a tire they kind of told me to jump in the lake..
Did you ask for a tow to the nearest lake?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2905 on: July 24, 2013, 09:14:31 PM »
Did you ask for a tow to the nearest lake?
In Israel? :P

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2906 on: July 25, 2013, 12:40:06 PM »


My next Q: anyone know of a private general practitioner? I tried getting through to Dr Stein for 2 days with no luck.
he was out of the country he is back now

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2907 on: July 25, 2013, 06:48:24 PM »
he was out of the country he is back now
Thanks @moish. His # for appointments is 02-991-1471. Very reasonably priced.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2908 on: July 29, 2013, 01:28:09 PM »
My son would like to get to Ein Gedi tomorrow morning early with 4 friends. The earliest bus is 8 o'clock. Taxi wanted 800 shekel. Looking for info for better deal or any ideas.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2909 on: July 29, 2013, 02:01:32 PM »
How old? Rental Car?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2910 on: July 29, 2013, 03:20:25 PM »
My son would like to get to Ein Gedi tomorrow morning early with 4 friends. The earliest bus is 8 o'clock. Taxi wanted 800 shekel. Looking for info for better deal or any ideas.
Hitch? Just be careful if you do.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2911 on: July 29, 2013, 03:57:05 PM »
Hitch? Just be careful if you do.
Hitch?, a lot of Arabs traveling that way so you got to be very carful but can be very easy to get a hitch, but my friends biked down there and took the bus back.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2912 on: July 29, 2013, 04:04:45 PM »
How old? Rental Car?
They tried getting a car and were not successful. Thanks for the advice.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2913 on: July 29, 2013, 04:47:42 PM »
My son would like to get to Ein Gedi tomorrow morning early with 4 friends. The earliest bus is 8 o'clock. Taxi wanted 800 shekel. Looking for info for better deal or any ideas.
there is a bus at 6:30am
444 to Eilat, it should go the same route and stops

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2914 on: July 30, 2013, 10:09:33 AM »
there is a bus at 6:30am
444 to Eilat, it should go the same route and stops
Thanks, If I would of noticed it might of been helpful.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2915 on: July 31, 2013, 10:58:25 AM »
indeed, their number is 0573131310, although last time I called them for help with a tire they kind of told me to jump in the lake..
They are for non-medical emergencies, like if you got flat tire/dead battery and you are on the way to a chasuna/shiur and/or the towing company can not come for a while.

Agav, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem has free entry for anyone who has a journalist ID/Press Pass. We went there yesterday, it was really amazing!
siyag lachachma :-)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2916 on: July 31, 2013, 11:13:02 AM »
Any nice places to eat with a extra "good" hechsher not in Yerushalayim ? Tel Aviv ? Ashdod? Ashkelon? Ramat Gan?

I just heard a great recommendation for awesome shwarma, cheap prices, Eztra Super Kosher, it's called Spaishil (Special). It is in Kiryat Sefer (Modiin Illit) Rechov Sedei Chemed 1 (right off Chafetz Chaim), my cousin told me its worth the trip to KS for this restaurant. I have an ad here, it says Shwarma/Chicken Steak/Pargiot in a pita only 18 shekel, if in a laffa, only 25 shekel open 12-23:30 Fri 8 - 14, Mortza"Sh closed. Phone 086seven67212. If you go, can you write up a review here?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2917 on: July 31, 2013, 11:43:36 AM »
some of my window screens are shredded, and id like to replace them. anyone know of someone good for the job?

If you know how to change a light bulb, you can probably do the screen yourself, just buy screen material in a local hardware store, it will cost you a few shekel instead of a few hundred!
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2918 on: August 01, 2013, 02:16:09 AM »
If you know how to change a light bulb, you can probably do the screen yourself, just buy screen material in a local hardware store, it will cost you a few shekel instead of a few hundred!
its hard to actually put the material in. i happen to have an ex-israeli engineer for the army, whose a fix it man, so he did it for free, but he had to take out the whole fame of the window bec my window frame was metel.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2919 on: August 01, 2013, 06:38:57 AM »
Agav, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem has free entry for anyone who has a journalist ID/Press Pass. We went there yesterday, it was really amazing!
You're a journalist?!  DDF?! ;D