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Jerusalem Area

Begin Museum- outside the Old City
Caliber 3- Shooting Range in Gush Etzion
Ramparts Walk- on top of the Old City walls
Tzomet Institute - Alon Shvut
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 )
Churva/Ramban
Machon Hamikdash
Burnt house
Gichon
4 Sephardi Shuls
Old Yishuv Court
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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.
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
Yad Vashem
Martef Hashoah - Kever Dovid
Migdal Dovid- Museum of Jerusalem
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Tax Museum
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Science Museum
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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

Separate Beaches - AS OF 2022!
The suitability of the area around the separate beach area varies.

Separate Areas for Men and Women:
Tveria - Kinar Hotel
Tveria - Chof Menachem
Tveria - near Chamei Tveria
Yam Hamelach - International Beach
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Akko X2
Ashdod
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6920 on: March 08, 2016, 11:47:44 AM »
Anyone have a dentist to recommend? Preferably good and not so expensive as I'm paying cash.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6921 on: March 08, 2016, 12:10:28 PM »
Anyone have a dentist to recommend? Preferably good and not so expensive as I'm paying cash.
As I posted earlier, I've been recommended the South African guy @ Chasdei Yitzchak.  I'll try to get his name so you can call them and book with him.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6922 on: March 08, 2016, 12:14:47 PM »
As I posted earlier, I've been recommended the South African guy @ Chasdei Yitzchak.  I'll try to get his name so you can call them and book with him.
thanks, my cavities hurt and Luba Slome wants to give me an appointment on April 13th.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6923 on: March 08, 2016, 12:44:42 PM »
anyone know of any nice restaurants in Bnei Brak/Tel Aviv with a Landau/Eda/Rubin,
Thanks
HaMisada HaYehudit, Bne Brak, Landau
was relatively fancy (for Bne Brak/Landau), good food, clean, nice people... i was impressed   

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6924 on: March 08, 2016, 01:42:20 PM »
thanks, my cavities hurt and Luba Slome wants to give me an appointment on April 13th.
Tried the guy on sderot Eshkol 14?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6925 on: March 08, 2016, 01:46:01 PM »
Tried the guy on sderot Eshkol 14?
no, never knew there was one there.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6926 on: March 08, 2016, 01:48:24 PM »
no, never knew there was one there.
I just found out that there is a optician there as well

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6927 on: March 08, 2016, 01:50:44 PM »
Anyone have a dentist to recommend? Preferably good and not so expensive as I'm paying cash.

I don't remember his name, not so cheap, but he is TOP.
I had a root canal done by him, was excellent.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6928 on: March 08, 2016, 04:16:14 PM »
thanks, my cavities hurt and Luba Slome wants to give me an appointment on April 13th.

You told Luba Slome you're in pain and they still couldn't find something sooner?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6929 on: March 08, 2016, 04:21:29 PM »
You told Luba Slome you're in pain and they still couldn't find something sooner?
They didn't understand me so well but I def attempted.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6930 on: March 08, 2016, 04:32:22 PM »
They didn't understand me so well but I def attempted.
  Try again in the morning.  There's a secretary who speaks English.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6931 on: March 08, 2016, 06:12:07 PM »
They didn't let me use my American CC this month for my bill.
Also had an issue with them. Sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. But you could switch your payment method on their website, to PayPal, and should help.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6932 on: March 08, 2016, 06:14:54 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.
Kosher Gym is a great clean neat place, it will cost you ₪300 a month. But, it's on Kanfei Nesharim.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6933 on: March 08, 2016, 06:15:48 PM »
Where can I make travel insurance, for  a foreign citizen?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6934 on: March 08, 2016, 06:17:19 PM »

Where can I make travel insurance, for  a foreign citizen?
Egert & Cohen 02-6232546

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6935 on: March 08, 2016, 06:45:22 PM »
Egert & Cohen 02-6232546
if something happens though and you want the reimbursement , they are impossible to deal with IME . There are other travelers insurance . You can also get straight from your Kupat cholim

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« Reply #6936 on: March 08, 2016, 07:02:01 PM »

if something happens though and you want the reimbursement , they are impossible to deal with IME . There are other travelers insurance . You can also get straight from your Kupat cholim
My cousin ended up in the hospital in Thailand and he got reimbursed every penny from Egert & Cohen.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6937 on: March 08, 2016, 07:41:01 PM »
My cousin ended up in the hospital in Thailand and he got reimbursed every penny from Egert & Cohen.
Bh . And so did I get reimbursed every penny ....after a long dragging out of them requiring the same paper work that was sent in multiple times, them not keeping to the deadline of payment to the hospital, doctor and the emergency care...finally I pulled out the the lawyer threat and proof of emails of their commitment to pay by certain time which they didn't , & all was then done bh. I'm not saying thy don't reimburse. What I am saying is that it's a headache . That's my experience. I hope not for others . If E & C is your best choice then go for it. Hopefully it won't be needed l'maaseh and only for hishtadlus. .and c'v if needed , hopefully no headache....safe, happy and healthy trip!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6938 on: March 09, 2016, 02:23:58 AM »
I use them for both travel and car insurance. I've had numerous claims and all went smoothly.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6939 on: March 09, 2016, 01:24:47 PM »
Are they any badatz sit down restaurants in Jerusalem