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FB group with many ideas of activities
https://www.facebook.com/groups/kidsdaysoutisrael

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3020 on: September 14, 2013, 05:20:40 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?

Cafe Greg, upstairs from GAP.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3021 on: September 14, 2013, 05:36:32 PM »
Thanks

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3022 on: September 14, 2013, 05:41:37 PM »
Here is the holy land. Going up north wondering if ppl stick take the 90 up to Teveriah like we did back when I was a Bochur. Having my wife and kid makes me want to ask that question. Personally that's the only way I've ever gone...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3023 on: September 14, 2013, 06:30:55 PM »
Here is the holy land. Going up north wondering if ppl stick take the 90 up to Teveriah like we did back when I was a Bochur. Having my wife and kid makes me want to ask that question. Personally that's the only way I've ever gone...
I still go that way

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3024 on: September 14, 2013, 06:34:08 PM »
No problem going with the 90 I just drove it before yom  kippur a d it's gorgeous make a stop in mitspa yaricho on the way go into the moshav and go to the bunker the view is out of the world l came back at night so I went thru the 6 it's a straight way

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3025 on: September 14, 2013, 06:40:17 PM »
I went to tzafas and we ate in cafe Noah it's a dairy place the pastas are really great the heck sher is harav bistriski

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3026 on: September 14, 2013, 06:43:00 PM »
Anyone know of any small hotel in the golden I want to sleep over and don't want to schlep back down to tavaria. We have a few single people so they wouldn't want to sleep in the small cottages or Zimmerim so I'm looking for an hotel

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3027 on: September 14, 2013, 06:51:00 PM »
Anyone know of any small hotel in the golden I want to sleep over and don't want to schlep back down to tavaria. We have a few single people so they wouldn't want to sleep in the small cottages or Zimmerim so I'm looking for an hotel
i think u mean golan??

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3028 on: September 14, 2013, 07:24:13 PM »
Sorry my typo yes I mean the Golan

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3029 on: September 14, 2013, 08:52:34 PM »
I'm sorry, Mr. gevaldig, but your continuos wanton destruction of the English language has earned you a place in AJK's Hall of Shame. Believe me, I really didn't want to have to do this, but it's reached the point where it's actually painful to read. :P

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3030 on: September 15, 2013, 04:16:44 AM »
Here is the holy land. Going up north wondering if ppl stick take the 90 up to Teveriah like we did back when I was a Bochur. Having my wife and kid makes me want to ask that question. Personally that's the only way I've ever gone...
no, dont take the 90

take the 6, it makes for a much smoother ride, especially if you have a wife and kid

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3031 on: September 15, 2013, 06:40:37 AM »
no, dont take the 90

take the 6, it makes for a much smoother ride, especially if you have a wife and kid
And how much does it cost with a rental car?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3032 on: September 15, 2013, 09:01:28 AM »
The 6 is smoother, with at least two lanes in each direction at all times IIRC; but costs money.

The 90 is much curvier, has one lane in each direction most of the time, and is for the most part unlit at night; but the scenery is breathtaking, and it's free.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3033 on: September 15, 2013, 09:04:18 AM »
The 90 is for day, 6 for the night

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3034 on: September 15, 2013, 09:07:41 AM »
The 90 is for day, 6 for the night

Meh. N00bs. My wife drives the 90 at night with a proficiency that would put most guys to shame, bli ayin hara. 8)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3035 on: September 15, 2013, 05:41:20 PM »
i dont recall any breathtaking scenery. just take the 6

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3036 on: September 16, 2013, 02:35:17 PM »
Ended up taking the 90. I happen to have loved the scenery, especially the house that says poshai aslo ldin. It's also fun passing the slow Arabmoblies on the way  :)

We went to Tel Dan today way up by the Banias. With a stroller we couldn't see all that much and were not that impressed. Is it as cool as my Israeli friends make it sound, or is it just the old Israeli addiction to water?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3037 on: September 23, 2013, 08:35:37 AM »
Any ideas for Tel Aviv besides Deca, alternative, and cafe cafe?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3038 on: September 23, 2013, 10:00:55 AM »
Any ideas for Tel Aviv besides Deca, alternative, and cafe cafe?
El Gacho In Ramat Gan.

Also Cinnabon for a quick snack.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3039 on: September 23, 2013, 11:58:15 AM »
El Gacho In Ramat Gan.

Also Cinnabon for a quick snack.
Cinnabon is rabanut