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Begin Museum- outside the Old City
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Kotel Tunnel Tours/Old City Jewish and/or Muslim Quarter Tours (PM satturn if you want a private tour)
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Machon Hamikdash
Burnt house
Gichon
4 Sephardi Shuls
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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.
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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
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Tax Museum
Gush Katif Museum
Science Museum
Bible Lands Museum
Israel Museum
Italian Jewish Art Museum
Beit Harav Kook
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FB group with many ideas of activities
https://www.facebook.com/groups/kidsdaysoutisrael

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Separate Areas for Men and Women:
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Tveria - Chof Menachem
Tveria - near Chamei Tveria
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Akko X2
Ashdod
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6900 on: March 06, 2016, 11:50:55 AM »
Ported from Orange today in store.  No issues with American CC.

They didn't let me use my American CC this month for my bill.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6901 on: March 06, 2016, 12:11:45 PM »
They didn't let me use my American CC this month for my bill.
Did you ever use that cc with them before? Or did you try to pay for something not included in plan, i.e. international talk or fees. They told me that's an issue.

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« Reply #6902 on: March 06, 2016, 12:17:16 PM »
Did you ever use that cc with them before? Or did you try to pay for something not included in plan, i.e. international talk or fees. They told me that's an issue.
I've used it many times and it was my regular monthly bill.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6903 on: March 06, 2016, 12:27:08 PM »
I've used it many times and it was my regular monthly bill.
Odd. I just switched my credit card that they charge to a different one with no issues.

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« Reply #6904 on: March 06, 2016, 12:40:43 PM »

Nope, but whatever he charges per hour as a personal trainer is also giving you a gym membership so I can't imagine it's overpriced.
precisely why i think it would be, but ill call him
I just called him and he's said the price would vary depending on how long I sign up for but for 3 months it's would be $600 a month! I think that's pretty expensive if you ask me.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6905 on: March 06, 2016, 12:41:47 PM »
I just called him and he's said the price would vary depending on how long I sign up for but for 3 months it's would be $600 a month! I think that's pretty expensive if you ask me.
I would have to move onto the streets to be able to afford that

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« Reply #6906 on: March 06, 2016, 12:55:12 PM »
I just called him and he's said the price would vary depending on how long I sign up for but for 3 months it's would be $600 a month! I think that's pretty expensive if you ask me.
Oh wow. Maybe he'll be willing to group some people together.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6907 on: March 06, 2016, 12:56:52 PM »
I would have to move onto the streets to be able to afford that
That's partly because you're paying Ramat Eshkol's ridiculous prices.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6908 on: March 06, 2016, 01:01:53 PM »
That's partly because you're paying Ramat Eshkol's ridiculous prices.
I can move to Detroit for $100.....

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6909 on: March 06, 2016, 01:02:36 PM »
That's partly because you're paying Ramat Eshkol's ridiculous prices.

Come try Rechavia.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6910 on: March 06, 2016, 01:39:32 PM »

Oh wow. Maybe he'll be willing to group some people together.
No he specifically said he wouldn't. He's very into the individuality, and wouldn't let you just pay for the gym.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6911 on: March 06, 2016, 01:58:04 PM »
I can move to Detroit for $100.....
Or Thailand for $50

Come try Rechavia.
Tried it. At least you get normal garbage pickup and clean streets.
No he specifically said he wouldn't. He's very into the individuality, and wouldn't let you just pay for the gym.
You can rent equipment for a better price. You'll just need a place to put it all.
...which may force you to the streets anyways:)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6912 on: March 06, 2016, 05:13:11 PM »
Or Thailand for $50

That's a ripoff

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6913 on: March 07, 2016, 07:10:16 AM »
Anyone what exactly what this is? I know the literal translation.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6914 on: March 07, 2016, 09:07:15 AM »
Anyone what exactly what this is? I know the literal translation
Veal shank that's cross cut. Should have the shank bone running down the middle.
Traditionally used to make a dish that's also called veal osso buco. Usually browned and then braised for a few hours in a white wine tomato sauce.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6915 on: March 07, 2016, 09:18:00 AM »
Veal shank that's cross cut. Should have the shank bone running down the middle.
Traditionally used to make a dish that's also called veal osso buco. Usually browned and then braised for a few hours in a white wine tomato sauce.
Thanks. That's what it says but I thought it looked to dark for that cut. Guess not.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6916 on: March 07, 2016, 10:52:47 AM »
Thanks. That's what it says but I thought it looked to dark for that cut. Guess not.
I thought you just didn't know what the cut was. I want paying too close attention to the color. You're right though, does look a little dark in the pic

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6917 on: March 08, 2016, 03:46:31 AM »
Anyone know of an accountant in Ramat Eshkol area for Israeli accounting? Tia

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6918 on: March 08, 2016, 03:53:25 AM »
It is called מס הכנסה done by either a יועץ מס or a רואה חשבון.
Airlines sending me "We're in this together" emails.

Bruh, where were you when my suitcase weighed it 51.50 pounds?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6919 on: March 08, 2016, 06:40:49 AM »
It is called מס הכנסה done by either a יועץ מס or a רואה חשבון.
How do you recommend opening a tik for osek patur. Through an accountant or going down myself