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Jerusalem Area

Begin Museum- outside the Old City
Caliber 3- Shooting Range in Gush Etzion
Ramparts Walk- on top of the Old City walls
Tzomet Institute - Alon Shvut
Kotel Tunnel Tours/Old City Jewish and/or Muslim Quarter Tours (PM satturn if you want a private tour)
Old City Jewish and Muslim Quarter Tours (pm @satturn )
Churva/Ramban
Machon Hamikdash
Burnt house
Gichon
4 Sephardi Shuls
Old Yishuv Court
Shiloach/Gichon


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/
https://www.patbamelach.com/
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
Har Hatzofim
Har Hazeisim
Har Hamenuchos
Ammunition Hill
CHaggall Windows @ Haddasa
Chutzot HaYotzer/Park Teddy
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National Library
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Jclay
Mamila
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Good summary of many hikes:
http://hikingintheholyland.com/

FB group with many ideas of activities
https://www.facebook.com/groups/kidsdaysoutisrael

Separate Beaches - AS OF 2022!
The suitability of the area around the separate beach area varies.

Separate Areas for Men and Women:
Tveria - Kinar Hotel
Tveria - Chof Menachem
Tveria - near Chamei Tveria
Yam Hamelach - International Beach
Yam Hamelach - Chamei Zohar

Men: Mon, Wed, Fri - Women: Sun, Tues, Thurs
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 #2660 on: May 13, 2013, 05:08:00 PM »
Anyone know of any good apartments in beit shemesh to rent for a shabbos? Thanks

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2661 on: May 13, 2013, 07:13:22 PM »
Lender challows are made at night and they sell out very quickly they close at 12 since they have long sold out by then , u can buy them in the bakery the whole night while they back them!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2662 on: May 17, 2013, 06:27:43 AM »
Anyone know of a nice tzimmer near the coast for a decent price

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2663 on: May 19, 2013, 09:34:26 AM »
Any review on ricotta? How does it compare to lets say Rimon?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2664 on: May 19, 2013, 09:35:34 AM »
Any review on ricotta? How does it compare to lets say Rimon?

IMHO better than Rimon.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2665 on: May 19, 2013, 09:39:14 AM »
IMHO better than Rimon.
How are the prices? Cheaper or more expensive?

Can you recommend any dishes?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2666 on: May 19, 2013, 09:42:18 AM »
How are the prices? Cheaper or more expensive?

Can you recommend any dishes?

Wasn't there since before Pesach, so I don't remember. But I do remember being pretty impressed.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2667 on: May 19, 2013, 09:52:41 AM »
Any review on ricotta? How does it compare to lets say Rimon?


an uninspired menu, thats for sure

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2668 on: May 19, 2013, 10:14:07 AM »
an uninspired menu, thats for sure
Lol

Any good dishes you can recommend?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2669 on: May 19, 2013, 12:35:02 PM »
Any review on ricotta? How does it compare to lets say Rimon?
i was there on yom tov and was very impressed by food and prices!
it wasnt very cheap for reg menu but business lunch was a very good deal imo

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2670 on: May 19, 2013, 12:37:32 PM »
i was there on yom tov and was very impressed by food and prices!
it wasnt very cheap for reg menu but business lunch was a very good deal imo
Fyi business lunch is cheap all over in Israel. But the prices may have bin different for Yom Tov , like in sheyan ...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2671 on: May 19, 2013, 12:45:07 PM »
no we got regular prices..
and i know its good prices all over but i think has better value here..
iirc you get a appitizer AND main dish for 47 (or 72 for a fish dish i think)
appitizers were smal though but main dish reg size and good imo

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2672 on: May 19, 2013, 12:46:53 PM »
i waked out very full and paying under 300 shek for 3 ppl including drinks and desert... was def great for yom tov meal

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2673 on: May 19, 2013, 12:56:04 PM »
Any review on ricotta? How does it compare to lets say Rimon?
wow!! Ricotta +1

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2674 on: May 19, 2013, 01:08:26 PM »
Anyone have any experience or leads in regards to renting an apartment in tel aviv , a 1-2 bedroom for 2-3 Weeks

TIA

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2675 on: May 19, 2013, 01:08:56 PM »
Anyone have any experience or leads in regards to renting an apartment in tel aviv , a 1-2 bedroom for 2-3 Weeks

TIA

You're looking to be the tenant or the landlord?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2676 on: May 19, 2013, 01:11:02 PM »
You're looking to be the tenant or the landlord?

I'm looking for an apartment

Is it unclear?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2677 on: May 19, 2013, 01:16:08 PM »
I'm looking for an apartment

Is it unclear?

Not anymore. :)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2678 on: May 19, 2013, 01:27:09 PM »
if anyone was curious, it took 20 days from when i ordered from gilt until it arrived to my door here

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2679 on: May 19, 2013, 01:28:35 PM »
if anyone was curious, it took 20 days from when i ordered from gilt until it arrived to my door here

No meches?