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Begin Museum- outside the Old City
Caliber 3- Shooting Range in Gush Etzion
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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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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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Blind or Deaf Museum in Cholon- Blind, amazing. Deaf, good. Prior reservation needed.
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Bullet Factory in Rechovot
Mini Israel- Love it or hate it

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https://www.k-k.co.il/?lang=en
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Golan Heights

Tel Dan nature reserve (similiar to Banias Waterfall -slightly easier & toddler friendly)
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Yehudiya Nature Reserve Hiking
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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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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10560 on: February 03, 2019, 05:32:37 PM »
Should be.
This week might be certain delays, maybe.
It was suposed to close down for a few days for repairs not sure when of it it happened yet.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10561 on: February 04, 2019, 03:00:21 AM »
+1  Is it still running?
It still runs, it's pretty and cheap.
You can board at the zoo if you want to combine it with a tiyul, plus there are many attractions in that area, such as the springs, and the park.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10562 on: February 04, 2019, 03:16:02 PM »
Anyone know of a good winery near Haifa, Zichron Yakkov, that offers "walk in" tours and are open this week?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10563 on: February 04, 2019, 03:32:03 PM »
Anyone know of a good winery near Haifa, Zichron Yakkov, that offers "walk in" tours and are open this week?
This past chol hamoed pesach we walked into Carmel Winery in Zichron Yaakov and they had spots open on a tour a half hour later.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10564 on: February 04, 2019, 03:34:58 PM »
Thanks; Could be only on the popular dates they have open tours but I'll ask them.
Did it cost?
What the hechsher of the wine?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10565 on: February 04, 2019, 03:45:55 PM »


Thanks; Could be only on the popular dates they have open tours but I'll ask them.
Did it cost?
What the hechsher of the wine?

30 shekel pp, IIRC.

Being that it was pesach they didn't have wine tasting, only grape juice tasting :( and I want to say the grape juice was Eida, but I'm not 100% sure.

More details here: http://carmelwines.co.il/en/wine-tours/  (I think we did the classic tour.)

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10566 on: February 04, 2019, 03:46:07 PM »

What the hechsher of the wine?
A lot of the bottles have Rubin.
Probably the whole company is under them

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10567 on: February 05, 2019, 07:42:13 AM »
Can anyone confirm for me about the minyan factory in Hadar in Haifa.
Does any one know if there is minyan factory and what is the exact address?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10568 on: February 05, 2019, 12:43:27 PM »
Anyone know the best place near Jerusalem to see fields of kalanit?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10569 on: February 06, 2019, 06:29:47 AM »
Anyone know the best place near Jerusalem to see fields of kalanit?
Ask Beni Gantz ;D
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10570 on: February 07, 2019, 12:44:04 PM »
Any way to use Capital One Venture Miles/Points towards Hotels in Israel?
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10571 on: February 27, 2019, 01:48:17 AM »
Hey guys, I'm staying at an Airbnb apartment near the  Jerusalem hotels. Was thinking of going to one of the hotels for the shabbos meals with my wife. First off, can I reserve a few places at the hotels for meals as a non hotel guest? Second, any recommendations as to which hotel to eat at and any information as to the pricing?

Thanks

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10572 on: February 27, 2019, 04:15:30 AM »
Hey guys, I'm staying at an Airbnb apartment near the  Jerusalem hotels. Was thinking of going to one of the hotels for the shabbos meals with my wife. First off, can I reserve a few places at the hotels for meals as a non hotel guest? Second, any recommendations as to which hotel to eat at and any information as to the pricing?

Thanks
Let's start with with your Kashrus standards, very few of "the" hotels have Mehadrin.
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10573 on: February 27, 2019, 06:35:12 AM »
Let's start with with your Kashrus standards, very few of "the" hotels have Mehadrin.

I think Ramada offers that.
Although you be end up overpaying...

Best option is to buy takeaway from any shop and keep it warm on hotplate...

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10574 on: February 27, 2019, 09:12:03 AM »
Let's start with with your Kashrus standards, very few of "the" hotels have Mehadrin.

I need mehadrin for the meat

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10575 on: March 02, 2019, 10:01:14 PM »
Whatís the best water hike near ein gedi thatís not packed in the summer time.
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10576 on: March 03, 2019, 12:47:42 PM »
Does Berman's bakery in davidka have a nice selection of cheesecakes?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10577 on: March 03, 2019, 12:56:14 PM »
I need mehadrin for the meat
Ramada.
Plaza.
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10578 on: March 03, 2019, 01:25:42 PM »
Hey guys, I'm staying at an Airbnb apartment near the  Jerusalem hotels. Was thinking of going to one of the hotels for the shabbos meals with my wife. First off, can I reserve a few places at the hotels for meals as a non hotel guest? Second, any recommendations as to which hotel to eat at and any information as to the pricing?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10579 on: March 05, 2019, 06:19:59 PM »
And that is why Israel is more complicated. There is no general CRC or Star-K type line to call into. Therefore Americans find it complicated.

I remembered you once wrote about Israeli Kashrus being complicated, but I'm not @TimT, so for my standards, pointing to this post will suffice (might not be a Mehadrin search level  ;) ) but in any event a different post in a different recently active thread, brought me upon this:

https://castbox.fm/episode/1%2F26%2F19-Kashrus-In-Eretz-Yisroel-and-Kashrus-Part-III-id1348308-id124608743?country=us
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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