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« Last edited by sam28 on July 02, 2020, 01:24:00 PM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2013, 02:54:50 PM »
Can't get the full story

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #21 on: March 17, 2013, 09:12:24 PM »
Had nothing to do with him being Jewish. I know some people involved in the case

I actually had a Dental emergency while in Dubai and found out the hard way that Pain-Killers are illegal there.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #22 on: March 17, 2013, 09:14:09 PM »
Had nothing to do with him being Jewish. I know some people involved in the case

I actually had a Dental emergency while in Dubai and found out the hard way that Pain-Killers are illegal there.
Muslims don't take Tylenol?!

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #23 on: March 17, 2013, 09:14:47 PM »
Muslims don't take Tylenol?!

Tylenol is not a pain killer where I come from

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #24 on: March 17, 2013, 09:15:59 PM »
Tylenol is not a pain killer where I come from
You mean like morphine?  Ecstasy?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #25 on: March 17, 2013, 09:17:17 PM »
You mean like morphine?

Yup. And Codine. B'h someone I was with had an ample supply.


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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #26 on: March 17, 2013, 09:20:12 PM »
Dubai is safe enough  of a country that the ruler drives around himself in a Mercedes jeep with just one security guard. People see him out alone all the time

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #27 on: March 17, 2013, 09:36:58 PM »
Dubai is safe enough  of a country that the ruler drives around himself in a Mercedes jeep with just one security guard. People see him out alone all the time
That's cause if anyone even picks up a hand against him they will never be seen again.  :)

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #28 on: March 18, 2013, 06:12:30 AM »
I now understand the Prof. Karabus case at no stage has been to with or even thought to be relating to religion or Israel, just a messed up legal system...

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #29 on: March 19, 2013, 10:00:17 AM »
For those who seemed to take interest in this story... Please keep Karabus in mind for the next few days after a recent breakthrough might bring this case come to an end soon: http://www.thenational.ae/news/uae-news/courts/toddlers-cancer-death-not-manslaughter-says-uae-medical-panel

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Abu Dhabi and Dubai
« Reply #30 on: March 20, 2013, 08:38:28 PM »
Has anyone gone there? was there any problems with being jewish? Having an israeli stamp on your passport?

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Re: Abu Dhabi and Dubai
« Reply #31 on: March 20, 2013, 08:43:02 PM »
There's a thread which was just started here about your question.

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Re: Abu Dhabi and Dubai
« Reply #32 on: March 20, 2013, 08:50:46 PM »
Link?

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Re: Abu Dhabi and Dubai
« Reply #33 on: March 20, 2013, 09:18:30 PM »
Look down about fifteen threads from this one and you will see it.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #34 on: March 28, 2013, 03:53:31 PM »
Anyone have some more info? Any adventurous activities? dessert stuff?

So far only thing set in stone is the skiing... would like to find another thing or two to do as I'm there for a long time..

anyone ever try to order kosher food in the F lounge?

Are taxis best mode of transportation?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #36 on: March 28, 2013, 05:24:55 PM »
Wow.
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/commentators/johann-hari/the-dark-side-of-dubai-1664368.html
Ive heard the parking lot in DXB is full of expensive cars, since credit is very easy to get but theres debtors prison. So people who lost their job and couldnt pay back loans just left their cars in the airport on the way out.
״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #37 on: March 28, 2013, 05:29:51 PM »
Wow.
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/commentators/johann-hari/the-dark-side-of-dubai-1664368.html

This hasn't been posted before?

I feel like it has.

In any event, it gives a new perspective on DXB.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #38 on: March 28, 2013, 05:30:22 PM »
"Not all who wander are lost"

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #39 on: April 19, 2013, 02:55:23 PM »
I Was in Dubai several Months ago for Shabos, KTM- Big Stopover in AUH-JFK Etihad First Class Suites using AA 90K, AUH Arrivals I was a bit nervous after seeing that our cousins were in full control of Passport control Emigration, all luggage is inspected right after Passport Control which meant my Tefilin and siddur were scanned and no questions asked, my first name in my passport if fully Jewish.

  I stayed at a 5 star Ibn Battuta Hotel which I found on Priceline, I did walk around Dubai with baseball cap, Dubai reminded me kind of Las Vegas with out the Casinos. if anyone has questions about the UAE or Dubai feel free to ask. I did wear my yarmulka on both of my Etihad Flights KTM-AUH-JFK,  KTM-AUH the Arab flight attendent gave me stairs but the European and Asian flight attendants seemed to know passengers like me. the Personal Chef on AUH-JFK was from Bondi Beach, Australia.

 Also when people in the shops or Taxis asked me  where I'm from I said, I'm from Canada did not want to say I'm from the USA.