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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7060 on: April 02, 2016, 02:06:37 PM »
I'm totally lost. Who is this rosencrap guy?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7061 on: April 02, 2016, 03:26:38 PM »
I'm totally lost. Who is this rosencrap guy?
AFAIK he's the big Boss... The guy that decided to close it is an Israeli dude Gershon or something... He's the guy to call

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7062 on: April 03, 2016, 02:46:36 AM »
Somebody Moishe Rosenthal or Rosenblum or Rosenbaum  decided that he is holy enough to shut down the public and government owned Ramat Eshkol mikva due to "excessive damage" by it's participants.
You can harass him at 052-426-8021
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Someone just told me they went and it was closed.. pretty crazy.  What kind of damage are we talking?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7063 on: April 03, 2016, 02:48:28 AM »
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7064 on: April 03, 2016, 02:50:07 AM »


What kind of damage are we talking?

I don't think anyone can know until they open it. The sign is vague.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7065 on: April 03, 2016, 05:40:46 AM »
Someone just told me they went and it was closed.. pretty crazy.  What kind of damage are we talking?
From what I heard, the turning gate by the entrance was broken and that's why it was closed.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7066 on: April 03, 2016, 08:56:24 AM »
Anyone know when Mayan starts stocking pesach products?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7067 on: April 03, 2016, 08:57:22 AM »
Anyone know when Mayan starts stocking pesach products?
They have started some things already.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7068 on: April 03, 2016, 08:58:41 AM »
They have started some things already.
Not really. Was there an hour ago.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7069 on: April 03, 2016, 08:59:18 AM »
Not really. Was there an hour ago.
And I was there on Friday and saw they did.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7070 on: April 03, 2016, 09:01:20 AM »
And I was there on Friday and saw they did.
OK, whatever. I'm not getting into an argument about this. 

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7071 on: April 03, 2016, 09:03:34 AM »
OK, whatever. I'm not getting into an argument about this.
Good boy!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7072 on: April 03, 2016, 11:02:22 AM »
Does entrecôte have some sort of all you can eat?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7073 on: April 03, 2016, 12:42:00 PM »
yes and it's pretty good!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7074 on: April 03, 2016, 12:43:20 PM »
yes and it's pretty good!
How much?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7075 on: April 03, 2016, 12:48:29 PM »
really don't remember off hand but I think about 175-200. I remember going and paying less than the other places like papagayos and enjoying alot. couldn't move by time I was done...but they are a little shady with the service. you need to ask for everything -they will try to not give dishes if you don't ask (like steaks, lambchops, and doubles, triples ) if you ask they will bring it right out, but if you don't, they just smile that they made a buck off you.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7076 on: April 03, 2016, 01:06:55 PM »
really don't remember off hand but I think about 175-200. I remember going and paying less than the other places like papagayos and enjoying alot. couldn't move by time I was done...but they are a little shady with the service. you need to ask for everything -they will try to not give dishes if you don't ask (like steaks, lambchops, and doubles, triples ) if you ask they will bring it right out, but if you don't, they just smile that they made a buck off you.
No limit?? All dishes?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7077 on: April 03, 2016, 01:09:32 PM »
not all dishes.  they have a menu- you get the starters , chicken, pargiot, shnitzle, kebobs and Israeli  stuff like that, wings, lamb,  steak and more...you get plenty. 

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7078 on: April 03, 2016, 01:09:51 PM »
I've done 3/4 refills

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7079 on: April 04, 2016, 05:12:17 AM »
FYI : in addition to bank Leumi closing foreign accounts with less than a certain amount (I was told at bank that they are just closing all foreign accounts but DROPR),  they also closed all cashiers to deposit cash in branches beside for branches in city center and shaarei ha'ir.