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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
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 )
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

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
Mini Israel- Love it or hate it

North

https://www.k-k.co.il/?lang=en
Rosh Hanikra- Way up north

Golan Heights

Tel Dan nature reserve (similiar to Banias Waterfall -slightly easier & toddler friendly)
Banias Waterfall
Nimrod's Fortress in the Golan
Kayaking down the Jordan River
Mount Hermon Ski Lift
Mount Bental Overlook/Bunkers
Golan Heights Winery
Yehudiya Nature Reserve Hiking
https://www.de-karina.co.il/product/%D7%A1%D7%99%D7%95%D7%A8-%D7%9E%D7%95%D7%93%D7%A8%D7%9A/
http://www.pri-beresheet.co.il/%D7%9E%D7%A8%D7%9B%D7%96_%D7%9E%D7%91%D7%A7%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%9D


South

Nachal Dragot (aka Darja)- an intense hike near the Dead Sea
Sunrise tour of Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea aprx $70

Good summary of many hikes:
http://hikingintheholyland.com/

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Author Topic: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread  (Read 1493222 times)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5480 on: July 13, 2015, 11:52:13 AM »
Because real DDFers don't go to Eilat
Lol. Or because there's nothing on points anymore

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5481 on: July 13, 2015, 11:54:01 AM »
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5482 on: July 13, 2015, 11:57:51 AM »
Can anyone chime on whether any of the McDonald's/Burger King/Pizza Hut restaurants have reliable hechshers?
Pizza Hut is rabbanut mehadrin. Others are plain rabbanut. Ask your local rabbi

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5483 on: July 13, 2015, 12:15:33 PM »
why is there literally nothing in the wiki regarding Eilat? i want to go but i've never been and I thought dd would be a great source of info. :(
Post a question & im sure you will get an answer. Then you can add it to the wiki :)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5484 on: July 13, 2015, 12:18:17 PM »
Pizza Hut is rabbanut mehadrin. Others are plain rabbanut. Ask your local rabbi
Thx!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5485 on: July 13, 2015, 12:58:26 PM »
Post a question & im sure you will get an answer. Then you can add it to the wiki :)

kosher (mehadrin) food?
decent hotel? (cheap, not dumpy)
activities?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5486 on: July 13, 2015, 01:23:58 PM »
kosher (mehadrin) food?
decent hotel? (cheap, not dumpy)
activities?
As far as mehadrin food goes I don't think there is really anything. Hallelujah was but closed down like 2 years ago. I think there is a good pizza shop near the tachane merkazit. I forgot the name but if you call the Chabad rabbi the he should know.
Activities is the usual watersports - parasailing, snorkeling, scuba diving etc... I can recommend diving with the Dolphins at dolphin reef. Was an amazing experience. Definitely pay the extra 80 shekel or so for a photog.
The only hotel I stayed in was dan panorama. Was really great but not really cheap. If you want to stay in an apt there (you will need a car as it is about 15 min from all the hotels & main area) pm me for the guys number. Very nice apt for 300 shekel a nite

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5487 on: July 13, 2015, 01:24:32 PM »
Could you get a bracha from rabbi Chaim after שחרית ?   

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5488 on: July 13, 2015, 01:48:42 PM »
Is there a bus to Kever Rachel? From where? How much is the fare? Do you need reservation? Is it safe/easier to drive there for 4 people? Thanks - I haven't been there in a while

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5489 on: July 13, 2015, 01:54:20 PM »
Is there a bus to Kever Rachel? From where? How much is the fare? Do you need reservation? Is it safe/easier to drive there for 4 people? Thanks - I haven't been there in a while
it is easier and is safe to just drive yourself

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5490 on: July 14, 2015, 07:20:47 AM »
Is there a bus to Kever Rachel? From where? How much is the fare? Do you need reservation? Is it safe/easier to drive there for 4 people? Thanks - I haven't been there in a while

Anyways, in case you want to take the bus, it runs about every half hour from the Tachana to along Shmuel Hanavi. No reservations are needed.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5491 on: July 14, 2015, 08:27:55 AM »

Anyways, in case you want to take the bus, it runs about every half hour from the Tachana to along Shmuel Hanavi. No reservations are needed.
and I think the fare is 10 shekel.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5492 on: July 14, 2015, 10:39:41 AM »
As an FYI, I'm hearing good things about Escape rooms, and may be going to one in TLV this week. Here's a link to the room in Jerusalem.
http://secretroom.co.il/en/
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293983-d7717662-Reviews-Secret_Room_Jerusalem-Jerusalem_Jerusalem_District.html#REVIEWS
So I did one of them in TLV, and I highly recommend it.
Wasn't cheap (330 sh for 3 ppl), but we had a lot of fun doing it, it was a real challenge, and was a unique activity.
Supposedly there's around 15 of these in Israel.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5493 on: July 14, 2015, 10:48:42 AM »
So I did one of them in TLV, and I highly recommend it.
Wasn't cheap (330 sh for 3 ppl), but we had a lot of fun doing it, it was a real challenge, and was a unique activity.
Supposedly there's around 15 of these in Israel.
Really excited to go with my wife at some point soon. Each one is different?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5494 on: July 14, 2015, 01:03:57 PM »
Really excited to go with my wife at some point soon. Each one is different?
Idk about the ones in Israel but I did in Manhattan and in Bulgaria. Each one should be different, & most of these places have more than one room option to choose from

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5495 on: July 14, 2015, 05:30:22 PM »
and I think the fare is 10 shekel.

I think it's standard RavKav.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5496 on: July 14, 2015, 06:04:48 PM »
I think it's standard RavKav.
They have another company that goes very often besides for egged.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5497 on: July 14, 2015, 06:07:19 PM »
They have another company that goes very often besides for egged.

I was refering to Egged. Only one that I've taken. It's a regular city bus.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #5498 on: July 14, 2015, 06:26:43 PM »
I think it's standard RavKav.

You could use your standard ravkav for a round trip pass,but you can't use a nikuv like you use to ride in town.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
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