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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
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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Har Hamenuchos
Ammunition Hill
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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
Yam Hamelach - International Beach
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Ashdod
Ashkelon
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7140 on: April 12, 2016, 02:19:45 AM »
Anyway to get cash back on a Israeli Groupon purchase?
Considering buying this grill.
https://www.groupon.co.il/deals/gg-merchant-0-11305917840-114

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7141 on: April 12, 2016, 11:24:32 AM »
Would you take a flight that lands 12:15 Erev Shabbos before Sukkos?  What options are there to stay near TLV in a hotel that we can walk to shul and get glatt kosher food?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7142 on: April 12, 2016, 11:55:29 AM »
Would you take a flight that lands 12:15 Erev Shabbos before Sukkos?  What options are there to stay near TLV in a hotel that we can walk to shul and get glatt kosher food?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7143 on: April 12, 2016, 12:00:36 PM »
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I should of added that I don't want to go to Bnei Brak for Shabbos

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7144 on: April 14, 2016, 05:11:22 AM »
Let me know if there's a more appropriate thread for this.

An Israeli with dual citizenship resides abroad.  Would like to visit Israel but has lost his Israeli passport.  What happens if he shows up at TLV passport control with only is other passport?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7145 on: April 14, 2016, 05:37:22 AM »
Let me know if there's a more appropriate thread for this.

An Israeli with dual citizenship resides abroad.  Would like to visit Israel but has lost his Israeli passport.  What happens if he shows up at TLV passport control with only is other passport?
They won't let him leave without an Israeli passport. They will warn him when he enters

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7146 on: April 14, 2016, 08:06:45 AM »
Anyone know of a jewelry appraiser in Jerusalem?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7147 on: April 14, 2016, 08:26:47 PM »
Just checked in to the inbal for the weekend. Anyone know where is the closest men's mikva?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7148 on: April 18, 2016, 10:03:07 PM »
HI, :)

Im planning in driving from yerushalayim up north(Tiverya area) for 2 days with wife and kid.

1) Is it not recommended to take highway 90, or no big deal?
2) Anyone have any good recommendations on good mehadrin eateries?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7149 on: April 19, 2016, 12:19:58 AM »
HI, :)

Im planning in driving from yerushalayim up north(Tiverya area) for 2 days with wife and kid.

1) Is it not recommended to take highway 90, or no big deal?
2) Anyone have any good recommendations on good mehadrin eateries?
The 90 is not a problem at all but it would probably be better if you don't break down on it.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7150 on: April 19, 2016, 03:36:19 AM »
HI, :)

Im planning in driving from yerushalayim up north(Tiverya area) for 2 days with wife and kid.

1) Is it not recommended to take highway 90, or no big deal?
2) Anyone have any good recommendations on good mehadrin eateries?
90 is 100% fine.
Mehadrin eateries where?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7151 on: April 19, 2016, 06:38:31 AM »
Does anyone know the kashrus/hechsher/hashgacha on the fruits/vegetables @ Osher Ad in Talpiot?  I tried calling them (and every other branch); no one answered...

EDIT:
Turns out none of the Osher Ad's (even in Rav Shefa) are under Eida Chareidis or Rubin.  It's R' Efrati at best.  Was told by very reliable source to read the kashrus certificate VERY carefully..
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7152 on: April 19, 2016, 11:20:30 AM »
90 is 100% fine.
Mehadrin eateries where?

In Tiverya

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7153 on: April 19, 2016, 11:21:58 AM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7154 on: April 19, 2016, 11:49:54 AM »
Milk or meat?
Both. Being there for two days so need a few options... Also any ideas what to do there.(wife and baby)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7155 on: April 20, 2016, 07:36:22 AM »
Both. Being there for two days so need a few options... Also any ideas what to do there.(wife and baby)
Cherry for milk.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7156 on: April 20, 2016, 07:40:57 AM »
I. Want. The. Machsan. Back!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7157 on: April 20, 2016, 08:25:50 AM »
I. Want. The. Machsan. Back!
Tell me about it ::)
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7158 on: April 20, 2016, 08:27:35 AM »
Cherry for milk.
Is Decks mehadrin?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7159 on: April 20, 2016, 08:43:13 AM »
Is Decks mehadrin?
No. Barely can be considered kosher.