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Begin Museum- outside the Old City
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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)
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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
Bibical Zoo/Aquarium/Ein Yael
Tax Museum
Gush Katif Museum
Science Museum
Bible Lands Museum
Israel Museum
Italian Jewish Art Museum
Beit Harav Kook
Underground prisoners
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Shuk Machane Yehuda - Kever of Gerrer Rebbes
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Har Hamenuchos
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FB group with many ideas of activities
https://www.facebook.com/groups/kidsdaysoutisrael

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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 #6940 on: March 09, 2016, 01:26:38 PM »
Badatz Eidah or any badatz?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6941 on: March 09, 2016, 01:27:31 PM »
Are they any badatz sit down restaurants in Jerusalem
heimish places. I dont believe any nice establishments.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6942 on: March 09, 2016, 01:30:45 PM »
Badatz Eidah or any badatz?
Eidah.
heimish places. I dont believe any nice establishments.
What about la cassa

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6943 on: March 09, 2016, 01:48:15 PM »

What about la cassa
Whats nice about La Cassa?!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6944 on: March 09, 2016, 01:59:20 PM »
Whats nice about La Cassa?!
No clue! I just saw it in the community bulletin

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6945 on: March 09, 2016, 03:04:09 PM »
No clue! I just saw it in the community bulletin
Lol. Sorry . I don't know about any nice eida places to eat. If you like bagels/pasta kind of food then the new bagel brunch in geula might be a good option for you. I think they're eida

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6946 on: March 09, 2016, 03:12:56 PM »
Are they any badatz sit down restaurants in Jerusalem

Eidah. What about la cassa
LA cassa is the only eida place I believe, that some people may call resturaunt. The more 'restaurant' restaurants, are all Rubin, machbut, or lower standards. What type of food?


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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6947 on: March 09, 2016, 04:18:50 PM »
Did Golan stop allowing American cc's again?
NO. Golan has not changed their policy regarding foreign CC's. Basically they allow one account (up to six lines) per credit card. so if you have two accounts or have paid any bill with this cc in the past two years then you cannot use it. A common problem is when you get an updated expiration date on you r credit card and didn't pay the last month's bill, what you gotta do is update details with your new credit card and that will change for future debits as well as your outstanding debt. Do not try to pay the bill as it will be declined. Three declines on the same credit card in one day can result in blocking that card forever!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6948 on: March 09, 2016, 05:13:54 PM »
A common problem is when you get an updated expiration date on you r credit card and didn't pay the last month's bill, what you gotta do is update details with your new credit card and that will change for future debits as well as your outstanding debt. Do not try to pay the bill as it will be declined. Three declines on the same credit card in one day can result in blocking that card forever!

100% true
I went through this.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6949 on: March 11, 2016, 07:27:17 AM »
I just ported my lines to golan (kosher.)  I set up the voicemail box but unanswered calls are not being forwarded to it.  It just rings until a beep beep beep.   I tried diverting it via the phones settings but when I chose divert to voicemail box it says request not complete.  Anyone know how to do this?

(sorry for the cross post,  this thread is much more active.)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6950 on: March 11, 2016, 10:34:34 AM »
I sent 4 suits to a certain cleaners here and all of them became shiny in certain places. Anything I can do?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6951 on: March 11, 2016, 10:38:31 AM »
I sent 4 suits to a certain cleaners here and all of them became shiny in certain places. Anything I can do?
Have them shine the rest of them.

JK. Unfortunately no. The Israelis don't see that as damage (they never wear suits and don't know the first thing about them), they almost all ruin suits. I take my suits to NY or LON to clean. Recently I started keeping a $100 Tommy Hilfiger in Israel for shmata purposes. That's the only eitza.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6952 on: March 12, 2016, 01:36:12 PM »
Have them shine the rest of them.

JK. Unfortunately no. The Israelis don't see that as damage (they never wear suits and don't know the first thing about them), they almost all ruin suits. I take my suits to NY or LON to clean. Recently I started keeping a $100 Tommy Hilfiger in Israel for shmata purposes. That's the only eitza.
I actually was going to wait for London.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6953 on: March 12, 2016, 01:36:35 PM »
Have them shine the rest of them.

JK. Unfortunately no. The Israelis don't see that as damage (they never wear suits and don't know the first thing about them), they almost all ruin suits. I take my suits to NY or LON to clean. Recently I started keeping a $100 Tommy Hilfiger in Israel for shmata purposes. That's the only eitza.
I actually was going to wait for London.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6954 on: March 12, 2016, 01:37:43 PM »
Have them shine the rest of them.

JK. Unfortunately no. The Israelis don't see that as damage (they never wear suits and don't know the first thing about them), they almost all ruin suits. I take my suits to NY or LON to clean. Recently I started keeping a $100 Tommy Hilfiger in Israel for shmata purposes. That's the only eitza.
I actually was going to wait for London.

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Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6955 on: March 12, 2016, 02:05:45 PM »
I actually was going to wait for London.
I actually was going to wait for London.
Repost!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6956 on: March 12, 2016, 02:08:54 PM »
Repost!
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6957 on: March 12, 2016, 02:48:11 PM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6958 on: March 12, 2016, 02:55:26 PM »
I sent 4 suits to a certain cleaners here and all of them became shiny in certain places. Anything I can do?
I've been told Davidka know how to clean suits.  Can anyone confirm that?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6959 on: March 12, 2016, 02:58:41 PM »


I take my suits to NY or LON to clean.
Gevirish.