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There are no issues with:

-Having Jewish items
-Looking Jewish UPDATE: Dubai Police said that it was prohibited to wear a Yarmulka or other Jewish items uncovered in public places.
-Bringing in food or alcohol
-Having Israeli stamps in your passport.

List of TR's:
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/maldives-trip-notes-part-2-dubai-and-abu-dhabi/

Sam28 TR

Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
for up to date and more info see https://chabad.ae/kosher/

TLV Restaurant - Location in the H hotel  - For reservations: Call: +97142435711  / WhatsApp: +971522209155
The Kosher Place - Location Jumeriah Creekside Hotel - For reservations, please WhatsApp +972559453118
Mul hayam
Armani Kaf - Location Armani Hotel - Reservation online or email Restaurant.Reservations@armanihotels.com (sometimes it wont show available online but over email they'll confirm)


Synagogue:
PM Dan for contact info.

Things to Do:

Sites to find deals:
  Groupon
  Greatdeals.ae
  getyourguide.com

 - Miracle Garden (need 1-2 hours) - https://www.dubaimiraclegarden.com/
 - Global Village  (Need 3-4 hours - opens at 4pm ) - https://www.globalvillage.ae/en/home-page
 - Xline - zip thru the marina (need max 1 hour from checkin till land back) - Book online in advance to secure a spot - http://xline.xdubai.com/
 - Desert Adventure - (need 6 hours - from 3pm -9pm) - Includes Quad Biking, Dune Bashing, Camel rides, BBQ dinner in a camp site while watching Cultural shows  - https://www.desertadventures.com/  - There is a Kosher catered tour that is highly recommended , every tuesday , Whatsapp +972 58-551-1911 for reservations , full Kosher BBQ and "kosher" cultural shows
- 3 Main Malls - Mall in Marina (Basic) , Mall of Emirates (huge mall - Has indoor ski) , Mall of Dubai (downtown -even bigger mall has aquarium inside and is a very high end shopping mall)
 - Gold / Perfume / Spice Souk - Marketplace in Deira area (need half a day minimum for this)
 - Burj Khalifa - View points from above - Buy tickets online in advance for best price - https://www.burjkhalifa.ae/en/index.aspx  - best to go in evening time before sunset  - Theres also a VIP option to skip the lines
 - Dubai Sky Dive
 - Helicopter ride - recommended is the 22 min flight option
 - Hot Air balloon - https://www.ballooning.ae/ - check the deal sites sometimes have a buy 2 get 1  - Early AM in the desert
 - Dubai Creek Boat ride ( need 2.5hrs - Board 8pm - duration 830pm to 1030pm)
- Dubai Gold frame 
- night boat ride along the intercostal
 - Fountain Show on the boardwalk downtown - from 6pm every 30 min (buy a ticket online/walkup to be closer to water but you can still see it without that or if you are eating at Armani Kaf, you can see from the terrace
- Yacht + jet ski rentals
- Dubai Aquarium / underwater zoo
- Yellow Boat (inflatable motor boat) Sightseeing Cruise


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Getting Around:

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« Last edited by Cbs on January 14, 2022, 11:00:43 AM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #200 on: November 09, 2014, 07:40:15 PM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #201 on: November 09, 2014, 07:40:49 PM »
Is there any Halachah Shayleh about going to a mosque?

It's not the same as a church, if that's what you're asking.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #202 on: November 09, 2014, 07:43:25 PM »
Is there any Halachah Shayleh about going to a mosque?

AFAIK there is no issue


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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #203 on: November 09, 2014, 07:47:04 PM »
It's not the same as a church, if that's what you're asking.
AFAIK there is no issue


So I've heard...

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #204 on: November 09, 2014, 07:50:03 PM »
It's not the same as a church, if that's what you're asking.
thats what I heard to... But that guy said he is not sure about masque.
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #205 on: November 09, 2014, 08:13:41 PM »
thats what I heard to... But that guy said he is not sure about masque.

Jesus, the cross, etc. are all shailos of actual avodah zarah. Muslims, on the other hand, believe in the same G-d as we do; they just, ah, "go about things differently", to say the least.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #206 on: November 09, 2014, 08:17:09 PM »
Muslims, on the other hand, believe in the same G-d as we do
I'm not sure about you, but my Gd doesn't like mass murder.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #207 on: November 09, 2014, 08:19:23 PM »
I'm not sure about you, but my Gd doesn't like mass murder.
they just, ah, "go about things differently", to say the least.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #208 on: November 09, 2014, 08:21:49 PM »
Does that really qualify as the same Gd? The Gd that they believe in, I don't believe in.
Kind of like the Apikores, the Gd that you don't believe in, I also don't believe in...
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #209 on: November 09, 2014, 08:29:12 PM »
Does that really qualify as the same Gd? The Gd that they believe in, I don't believe in.
Kind of like the Apikores, the Gd that you don't believe in, I also don't believe in...

http://www.halachayomit.co.il/EnglishDisplayRead.asp?readID=2367

"Regarding entering a mosque, the Rambam explains in one of his responses that Ishmaelites are not considered idol-worshippers since they believe in Hashem, blessed is He, and there is no denial of Hashem in their religion or anything else that should cause them to be considered idol-worshippers. We are therefore lenient and sell our lands to Ishmaelites during the Shemitta (Sabbatical) year based on the “Heter Mechira” process although it is forbidden to sell land in Eretz Yisrael to an idol-worshipper; this is because Ishmaelites are not considered idol-worshippers. Based on this, mosques are not considered actual houses of idol worship and one may enter them according to the letter of the law. "

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #210 on: November 09, 2014, 08:30:45 PM »
Not being idol-worshippers doesn't mean that we believe in the same Gd.
It just means they don't believe in multiple Gds, a human Gd, etc.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #211 on: November 09, 2014, 08:32:35 PM »
Not being idol-worshippers doesn't mean that we believe in the same Gd.
It just means they don't believe in multiple Gds, a human Gd, etc.
If they served a different G-D then their house of worship would be considered a house of Avodah Zarah....

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #212 on: November 09, 2014, 08:38:33 PM »
If they served a different G-D then their house of worship would be considered a house of Avodah Zarah....
Does your Gd tell you that crashing planes into the twin towers and killing thousands will be rewarded with 72 virgins?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #213 on: November 09, 2014, 08:49:27 PM »
Oh come on... religion is open to interpretation. We have some pretty weird people ourselves.

Just because you happen not to agree with their interpretation doesn't make the weird ones on our side any less weird.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #214 on: November 09, 2014, 08:58:58 PM »
Oh come on... religion is open to interpretation. We have some pretty weird people ourselves.

Just because you happen not to agree with their interpretation doesn't make the weird ones on our side any less weird.
+1
It's the same G-D just we believe he says one thing they believe he says something else...

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #215 on: November 12, 2014, 12:44:42 PM »
I'm not sure about you, but my Gd doesn't like mass murder.
And if my G-D doesn't like a fake messiah does that mean I should avoid entering a Chabad house? Of course not!

Not everything out of your box constitutes apikorsos.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #216 on: November 12, 2014, 12:45:45 PM »
Does your Gd tell you that crashing planes into the twin towers and killing thousands will be rewarded with 72 virgins?
I wish!
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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #217 on: November 15, 2014, 08:52:28 PM »
Dubai

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #218 on: December 25, 2014, 09:33:48 PM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #219 on: December 25, 2014, 09:55:36 PM »
http://alboomdiving.com/go-diving/dubai-aquarium-underwater-zoo

Anyone do this?
I was there, see pics above. But didn't scuba dive in.
You need to be certified, which can take a day or two of training, didn't have the time