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Begin Museum- outside the Old City
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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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Burnt house
Gichon
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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/
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https://www.galita.co.il/en
Yad Vashem
Martef Hashoah - Kever Dovid
Migdal Dovid- Museum of Jerusalem
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Tax Museum
Gush Katif Museum
Science Museum
Bible Lands Museum
Israel Museum
Italian Jewish Art Museum
Beit Harav Kook
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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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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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Akko X2
Ashdod
Ashkelon
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6980 on: March 15, 2016, 02:54:29 AM »
I'm actually on ramban. I'll go give it a try right now.
Not open yet lol. I'll report back later.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6981 on: March 15, 2016, 05:21:07 AM »
Anyone have contact info for a good one-man-band (keyoard). I need someone for a Yeshiva purim night.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6982 on: March 15, 2016, 06:01:16 AM »
Anyone have contact info for a good one-man-band (keyoard). I need someone for a Yeshiva purim night.

No clue if they are available, but they are absolutely excellent. Pretty sure you can hire just the keyboard.

http://www.gdmusic.co.il/

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6983 on: March 15, 2016, 06:22:52 AM »
anyone have a good jewelry repair to recommend?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6984 on: March 15, 2016, 07:27:37 AM »
Anyone heard that machsan is closing down?

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Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6985 on: March 15, 2016, 07:29:04 AM »
Anyone heard that machsan is closing down?
Somethings wrong. Every time you post it comes up at least twice!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6986 on: March 15, 2016, 07:30:16 AM »
Somethings wrong. Every time you post it comes up at least twice!
Looks like once by me but I guess tapatalk feels the need to emphasize my posts

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6987 on: March 15, 2016, 07:43:05 AM »
Anyone heard that machsan is closing down?
was just about to post that. just passed by and saw the sign.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6988 on: March 15, 2016, 08:17:14 AM »
No clue if they are available, but they are absolutely excellent. Pretty sure you can hire just the keyboard.

http://www.gdmusic.co.il/
They're booked. Thanx though

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6989 on: March 15, 2016, 08:31:01 AM »
Anyone heard that machsan is closing down?
Yes. Rent is going up on them so they are closing...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6990 on: March 15, 2016, 08:41:30 AM »
Yes. Rent is going up on them so they are closing...
Are they opening elsewhere?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6991 on: March 15, 2016, 08:51:39 AM »
Are they opening elsewhere?
Not that I know of.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6992 on: March 15, 2016, 09:02:01 AM »
Are they opening elsewhere?
No but they do have another location (if I overheard the owner correctly).

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6993 on: March 15, 2016, 09:45:15 AM »
Yes. Rent is going up on them so they are closing...
I wonder how much it costs... They seem to be very busy always...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6994 on: March 15, 2016, 10:18:23 AM »
Anyone heard that machsan is closing down?

was just about to post that. just passed by and saw the sign.

Yes. Rent is going up on them so they are closing...
Wow. I would think with their business they'd be able to handle the raise in rent.  curious who's moving in next

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6995 on: March 15, 2016, 07:30:06 PM »
I wonder how much it costs... They seem to be very busy always...
No clue if it true, but my wife heard they're going from 30k to 60k NIS a month
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« Reply #6996 on: March 15, 2016, 07:38:19 PM »
No clue if it true, but my wife heard they're going from 30k to 60k NIS a month
That's chazairish. You don't double like that.

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« Reply #6997 on: March 15, 2016, 07:41:17 PM »
That's chazairish. You don't double like that.
If it's true...
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #6999 on: March 16, 2016, 08:22:44 AM »
Machsan pretty much emptying out... Sale on now