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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1760 on: January 21, 2013, 04:06:45 PM »
Cinnabon Tel Aviv report:

After being teased for years by the delicious smells wafting through malls and airports everywhere, it's nice to be able to actually taste the stuff. ;)

Cinnabon Tel Aviv is under the supervision of Rabbanut Tel Aviv, so big YLORMV there.

The buns were simply delicious! We had their Cinnabon Classic, as well as the small "Cinnabites", which come in packs of four (we had two classic and two pecan caramel). Their Chillata (tropical blast) was delicious and refreshing, too.

We also took a red velvet cupcake to go - I'll let you know how that was tomorrow. :)

Pictures to follow...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1761 on: January 21, 2013, 04:11:12 PM »
Cinnabon Tel Aviv is under the supervision of Rabbanut Tel Aviv, so big YLORMV there.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1762 on: January 21, 2013, 04:54:45 PM »
Is there a hotel in the Dead Sea that is totally mehadrin ?
Thank in advance

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1763 on: January 21, 2013, 05:05:29 PM »
Is there a hotel in the Dead Sea that is totally mehadrin ?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1764 on: January 21, 2013, 05:07:11 PM »
so big YLORMV there.

can you share who u used?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1765 on: January 21, 2013, 05:09:46 PM »
Cinnabon Tel Aviv is under the supervision of Rabbanut Tel Aviv, so big YLORMV there.

What does the Teuda say on it? Mehadrin? Mehadrin min HaMehadrin?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1766 on: January 22, 2013, 01:09:26 AM »
can you share who u used?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1767 on: January 22, 2013, 01:18:22 AM »
Is there a hotel in the Dead Sea that is totally mehadrin ?
Thank in advance
Hotels are often converted by frum travel agencies, also the Daniel can/used to be able to provide badatz meals.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1768 on: January 22, 2013, 02:12:59 AM »
Cinnabon Tel Aviv report:

After being teased for years by the delicious smells wafting through malls and airports everywhere, it's nice to be able to actually taste the stuff. ;)

Cinnabon Tel Aviv is under the supervision of Rabbanut Tel Aviv, so big YLORMV there.

The buns were simply delicious! We had their Cinnabon Classic, as well as the small "Cinnabites", which come in packs of four (we had two classic and two pecan caramel). Their Chillata (tropical blast) was delicious and refreshing, too.

We also took a red velvet cupcake to go - I'll let you know how that was tomorrow. :)

Pictures to follow...
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1769 on: January 22, 2013, 12:20:36 PM »
Any recs. for things to do with a 17 month old boy in Jerusalem area (besides the zoo)?


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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1770 on: January 22, 2013, 12:28:43 PM »
Any recs. for things to do with a 17 month old boy in Jerusalem area (besides the zoo)?

Jerusalem Botanical Gardens
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1771 on: January 22, 2013, 12:41:19 PM »
I staye at the lemeridian dead sea last night and spoke to the mashgiach. the hotel is night mehadrin but he said everything in the hotel is mehadrin except the meat (the chicken is) the cabbage and the "gevina tzohova and gvina tzahova shamenet" which is yellow cheese and yellew chesse shamenet.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1772 on: January 22, 2013, 12:44:32 PM »
I staye at the lemeridian dead sea last night and spoke to the mashgiach. the hotel is night mehadrin but he said everything in the hotel is mehadrin except the meat (the chicken is) the cabbage and the "gevina tzohova and gvina tzahova shamenet" which is yellow cheese and yellew chesse shamenet.

I think you meant to post in this thread http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=11744.0
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1773 on: January 22, 2013, 02:21:33 PM »
Anything out of the ordinary to do or see in tiverea. I'm gonna be there this weekend. I'm a kohen so none of the kevarim

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1774 on: January 22, 2013, 02:28:56 PM »
I'm a kohen so none of the kevarim
I think that just about wipes out everything there is to do there.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1775 on: January 22, 2013, 02:29:34 PM »
Anything out of the ordinary to do or see in tiverea. I'm gonna be there this weekend. I'm a kohen so none of the kevarim
Banana boating, jet skiing.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1776 on: January 22, 2013, 02:33:38 PM »
Anything out of the ordinary to do or see in tiverea. I'm gonna be there this weekend. I'm a kohen so none of the kevarim

Visit Chamat Gader, do some water sports , sit on the beach, stroll through the shuk.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1777 on: January 22, 2013, 02:40:57 PM »
Anything out of the ordinary to do or see in tiverea. I'm gonna be there this weekend. I'm a kohen so none of the kevarim
how do you plan on getting there?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1778 on: January 22, 2013, 02:45:03 PM »
For anyone that missed Sharei Ezra supermarket, they are reopening tomorrow as Sharei Revacha by Yesh, Yermiyahu.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1779 on: January 22, 2013, 02:58:54 PM »
how do you plan on getting there?
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