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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
Shiloach/Gichon


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
Kneset /Rose Garden/Bird watching
Shuk Machane Yehuda - Kever of Gerrer Rebbes
Mearat Tzidkiyahu/Rockefeller Museum
Belz Shul
Har Hatzofim
Har Hazeisim
Har Hamenuchos
Ammunition Hill
CHaggall Windows @ Haddasa
Chutzot HaYotzer/Park Teddy
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National Library
Supreme Court
Jclay
Mamila
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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.
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Good summary of many hikes:
http://hikingintheholyland.com/

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
Yam Hamelach - Chamei Zohar

Men: Mon, Wed, Fri - Women: Sun, Tues, Thurs
Akko X2
Ashdod
Ashkelon
Bat Yam
Chaifa X2
Hertzilya (only in the summer?? BZ only??)
Netanya - Kiryat Sanz
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Nahariya

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Men Morning: Sun, tues, thurs  - afternoon: Mon, wed, fri
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6960 on: March 12, 2016, 02:59:24 PM »
I sent 4 suits to a certain cleaners here and all of them became shiny in certain places. Anything I can do?
I have been happy with the place on Shmuel Hanavi next to Yecheskel.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6961 on: March 12, 2016, 03:14:06 PM »
I've been told Davidka know how to clean suits.  Can anyone confirm that?
They have a very good reputation.
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 #6962 on: March 12, 2016, 04:00:00 PM »
They have a very good reputation.
They are very good, but may shine suits.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6964 on: March 12, 2016, 04:43:16 PM »
I've been told Davidka know how to clean suits.  Can anyone confirm that?
My experience with them was good

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6965 on: March 13, 2016, 01:57:52 PM »
Anyone have a camping style backpack I can borrow for a week after purim?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6966 on: March 13, 2016, 02:04:26 PM »
Anyone have a camping style backpack I can borrow for a week after purim?

Will this do?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6967 on: March 13, 2016, 02:05:00 PM »
Anyone have a camping style backpack I can borrow for a week after purim?
Pm sent

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6968 on: March 14, 2016, 10:50:04 AM »

Anyone know what happened?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6969 on: March 14, 2016, 10:58:23 AM »

Anyone know what happened?
Was quite recently on the kashrus front. Rabble rousers couldn't  handle the peace.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6970 on: March 14, 2016, 01:07:22 PM »

Anyone know what happened?



Aguda forced the restaurant to use Aguda's meats, which Rabbi Weiner (and Rabbi Kuber) can not recommend.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6973 on: March 15, 2016, 02:08:45 AM »
What is that place? Heimishe Essen?
It's a new place in that building.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6974 on: March 15, 2016, 02:10:10 AM »
It's a new place in that building.
Hechsher?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6975 on: March 15, 2016, 02:11:15 AM »
Hechsher?
I haven't been in yet to check but the bottle of wine should be good at least. I'll try to walk past and report back.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6976 on: March 15, 2016, 02:37:39 AM »
I haven't been in yet to check but the bottle of wine should be good at least. I'll try to walk past and report back.
You think there giving it to you without a purchase?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6977 on: March 15, 2016, 02:48:46 AM »
You think there giving it to you without a purchase?
Doesn't say anything about a purchase. I live a five minute walk away so it's not a big deal to go and check.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6978 on: March 15, 2016, 02:49:59 AM »
Doesn't say anything about a purchase. I live a five minute walk away so it's not a big deal to go and check.
Good luck. I would be flabbergasted if you got it.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6979 on: March 15, 2016, 02:50:56 AM »
Good luck. I would be flabbergasted if you got it.
I'm actually on ramban. I'll go give it a try right now.