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Begin Museum- outside the Old City
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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.
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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.
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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
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Har Hamenuchos
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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
Bat Yam
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Hertzilya (only in the summer?? BZ only??)
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7000 on: March 16, 2016, 08:28:19 AM »

Machsan pretty much emptying out... Sale on now
Was just there. Not much to buy anymore.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7001 on: March 17, 2016, 04:37:32 AM »
Anywhere here make their own beef jerky?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7002 on: March 17, 2016, 04:47:54 AM »
Anywhere here make their own beef jerky?
Eshkolet was selling a locally homemade brand a couple of months ago. Maybe they still are.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7003 on: March 17, 2016, 04:49:38 AM »
Eshkolet was selling a locally homemade brand a couple of months ago. Maybe they still are.
No hechser and either way I want to make.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7004 on: March 17, 2016, 04:51:58 AM »
No hechser and either way I want to make.
My cheshbon was that you'd be able to contact that small out of kitchen business.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7005 on: March 17, 2016, 08:59:39 AM »

Anywhere here make their own beef jerky?
My neighbor makes his own and sells it. It's really good.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7006 on: March 17, 2016, 09:00:43 AM »
My neighbor makes his own and sells it. It's really good.
do you know which cut of meat he uses?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7007 on: March 17, 2016, 09:05:05 AM »
Anywhere here make their own beef jerky?
Beef jerky or biltong?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7008 on: March 17, 2016, 09:06:25 AM »
Beef jerky or biltong?
if i would have meant biltong i would have written that.  ;D

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7009 on: March 17, 2016, 09:09:28 AM »
if i would have meant biltong i would have written that.  ;D
Many people mix them up.  Also, biltong is so much better...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7010 on: March 17, 2016, 09:11:18 AM »
  Also, biltong is so much better...
so is braised lamb shank.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7011 on: March 21, 2016, 08:19:48 AM »
Any experience here paying utility bills (chashmal, gas) & stationary stores (חנן וכו׳) with INK and getting x5 like reported in the INK thread?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7012 on: March 21, 2016, 07:44:14 PM »

Any experience here paying utility bills (chashmal, gas) & stationary stores (חנן וכו׳) with INK and getting x5 like reported in the INK thread?
CMIIW but I think I remember moshebatchy saying he gets 5x.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7013 on: March 23, 2016, 01:27:54 PM »
Looking for an apartment for shabbos for a couple w/ baby, Ramat Eshkol, Sanhedriar,or Murchevet.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7014 on: March 23, 2016, 01:29:14 PM »
Looking for an apartment for shabbos for a couple w/ baby, Ramat Eshkol, Sanhedriar,or Murchevet.
This shabbos?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7015 on: March 23, 2016, 01:37:37 PM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7016 on: March 24, 2016, 04:00:51 PM »
any fast food places open now?

edit: haburganim is open
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7017 on: March 24, 2016, 05:38:58 PM »




edit: haburganim is open
weirdos.


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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7018 on: March 24, 2016, 05:40:37 PM »
weirdos.
The noise level on paran is immense...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7019 on: March 24, 2016, 05:45:40 PM »
The noise level on paran is immense...
I wish I had a bb gun