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Beit Harav Kook
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3000 on: September 07, 2013, 07:48:31 PM »
where you can give a CC beforehand.
If am not mistaken,all the places that are open, require you to give a cc beforehand .Keep in mind the Challah portions are small, and if you are not a wine guy bring your own bottle of grape juice.(or you will have to buy a bottle of wine there).

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3001 on: September 08, 2013, 12:30:11 PM »
So do they charge a set price or pay for what you order?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3002 on: September 08, 2013, 02:01:57 PM »
does anyone know of a laminating place in jlm

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3003 on: September 08, 2013, 02:29:27 PM »
does anyone know of a laminating place in jlm
the stationary store next to the mir

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3004 on: September 08, 2013, 02:31:14 PM »
the stationary store next to the mir
not familiar

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3005 on: September 08, 2013, 03:05:07 PM »
not familiar
it's called machshirei ktiva

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3006 on: September 08, 2013, 04:56:28 PM »
So do they charge a set price or pay for what you order?
Some are a set price for the menu,excluding wines,desserts,etc. And some are open menu, however a cc is required prior.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3007 on: September 08, 2013, 08:20:53 PM »
does anyone know THE place to shlug kapporos here in jerusalem?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3008 on: September 08, 2013, 10:34:38 PM »
I wonder how many DDers are going to Israel for Succos on the DD special from last winter?  Should we do a meetup?  When is everyone flying out?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3009 on: September 09, 2013, 01:29:40 AM »
does anyone know THE place to shlug kapporos here in jerusalem?
in back of the Mir there is a place where the girls school/ parking lot is .

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3010 on: September 09, 2013, 04:29:04 AM »
in back of the Mir there is a place where the girls school/ parking lot is .
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it's called bais yaakov hayashan and you get the full experience with proper pikuach.
There are eidah shochtim properly set up, with onsite dayanim, a feather plucking machine, a table with arab workers cutting up your chicken while it gets checked if it's kosher and you have the option to leave your chicken in a special fridge for aniyim, give it to one of the numerous families you may encounter, or keep it for a chance to get some practical melicha experience.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3011 on: September 09, 2013, 04:54:38 AM »
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it's called bais yaakov hayashan and you get the full experience with proper pikuach.
There are eidah shochtim properly set up, with onsite dayanim, a feather plucking machine, a table with arab workers cutting up your chicken while it gets checked if it's kosher and you have the option to leave your chicken in a special fridge for aniyim, give it to one of the numerous families you may encounter, or keep it for a chance to get some practical melicha experience.
do you know what street its on and what the hours are?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3012 on: September 09, 2013, 05:51:08 AM »
do you know what street its on and what the hours are?
Park on Rechov Shorei Emunim closer to Shivtei Yisrael

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3013 on: September 11, 2013, 10:29:49 PM »
So do they charge a set price or pay for what you order?

Did you found out more?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3014 on: September 12, 2013, 02:25:46 AM »
Park on Rechov Shorei Emunim closer to Shivtei Yisrael

Where is the actual place? Do you mind linking to it on Google Maps?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3015 on: September 12, 2013, 03:18:39 AM »
Where is the actual place? Do you mind linking to it on Google Maps?
if walking from shmuel hanavi towards the mir, make a left turn immediately after passing beis yeshaya.

at 70 shekels a chicken its one of the more expensive places in town

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3016 on: September 12, 2013, 03:39:39 AM »
if walking on rechov beis yisroel towards the main mir building, make a left turn immediately after passing beis yeshaya.

at 70 shekels a chicken its one of the more expensive places in town
Basically its behind beis yeshaya - just follow the smell...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3017 on: September 12, 2013, 07:40:11 AM »
if walking from shmuel hanavi towards the mir, make a left turn immediately after passing beis yeshaya.

at 70 shekels a chicken its one of the more expensive places in town

Basically its behind beis yeshaya - just follow the smell...

Thanks!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3018 on: September 12, 2013, 10:18:56 AM »
Did you found out more?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3019 on: September 14, 2013, 05:04:45 PM »
Hi I'm now in yarushaleim I looked thru the whole thred before we came here, I remember reading about a great breakfast place in Mamila mall not cafa rimon. Can someone please tell me the name or page number?