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Activities

Jerusalem Area

Begin Museum- outside the Old City
Caliber 3- Shooting Range in Gush Etzion
Ramparts Walk- on top of the Old City walls
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 )
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

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.
Bullet Factory in Rechovot
Mini Israel- Love it or hate it

North

https://www.k-k.co.il/?lang=en
Rosh Hanikra- Way up north

Golan Heights

Tel Dan nature reserve (similiar to Banias Waterfall -slightly easier & toddler friendly)
Banias Waterfall
Nimrod's Fortress in the Golan
Kayaking down the Jordan River
Mount Hermon Ski Lift
Mount Bental Overlook/Bunkers
Golan Heights Winery
Yehudiya Nature Reserve Hiking
https://www.de-karina.co.il/product/%D7%A1%D7%99%D7%95%D7%A8-%D7%9E%D7%95%D7%93%D7%A8%D7%9A/
http://www.pri-beresheet.co.il/%D7%9E%D7%A8%D7%9B%D7%96_%D7%9E%D7%91%D7%A7%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%9D


South

Nachal Dragot (aka Darja)- an intense hike near the Dead Sea
Sunrise tour of Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea aprx $70

Good summary of many hikes:
http://hikingintheholyland.com/

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Author Topic: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread  (Read 1136744 times)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9885 on: December 26, 2017, 02:12:22 PM »
Exactly. Cuz constantly fleishig from Hatch :P
was there recently. got a raw hot dog (only one out of the 5 i got). everything else was amazing though.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9886 on: December 26, 2017, 02:20:25 PM »
was there recently. got a raw hot dog (only one out of the 5 i got). everything else was amazing though.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9887 on: December 26, 2017, 02:21:44 PM »
was there recently. got a raw hot dog (only one out of the 5 i got). everything else was amazing though.
Hard to believe as they take temps. If I may ask, which one was it? Bangkok?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9888 on: December 26, 2017, 02:40:08 PM »
Hatch is +1

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9889 on: December 26, 2017, 02:44:53 PM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9890 on: December 26, 2017, 02:47:40 PM »
Hard to believe as they take temps. If I may ask, which one was it? Bangkok?
I dont remember which one. That what they told me and I believe them but it was clearly raw in the middle. Doesnt mean I wont be going back!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9891 on: December 26, 2017, 02:53:24 PM »
There were only 4 on menu when I went.  Including po boy :)

I had 3 of the 4, and 2 beer

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9892 on: December 26, 2017, 02:55:32 PM »
There were only 4 on menu when I went.  Including po boy :)

I had 3 of the 4, and 2 beer
right, the fifth was a repeat. i forgot which one. but im not a beer guy and i loved his beer.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9893 on: December 26, 2017, 05:37:46 PM »
Did I try it? I don't recall.

No clue why anyone would eat pizza in Israel
because we live here and they deliver?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9894 on: December 26, 2017, 05:56:53 PM »
because we live here and they deliver?
I believe he meant while visiting
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9895 on: December 26, 2017, 06:18:39 PM »
For the Lakewood experience in Jerusalem, try Big Apple Pizza
The one with a hechsher or the ones without?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9896 on: December 26, 2017, 06:20:45 PM »
The one with a hechsher or the ones without?
Taste is the same. And it's great.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9897 on: December 26, 2017, 09:03:19 PM »
I dont remember which one. That what they told me and I believe them but it was clearly raw in the middle. Doesnt mean I wont be going back!
The reason why I think it was the Bangkok (spicy) is because even at the correct temp, it maintains the red color and has a different texture than all the rest, thus giving the impression that it's raw

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9898 on: December 27, 2017, 01:03:12 AM »
The reason why I think it was the Bangkok (spicy) is because even at the correct temp, it maintains the red color and has a different texture than all the rest, thus giving the impression that it's raw
Wasnt red.now that I'm thinking about it I think it was the turkey/Thanksgiving one. I thought I took a picture lll check to see if I actually did.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #9899 on: December 27, 2017, 02:06:19 PM »
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