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

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #900 on: January 30, 2020, 03:00:34 PM »
thanks for the tips! Looking at the aquarium too, to do a spot of shark diving hopefully

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #901 on: February 02, 2020, 12:22:11 PM »
Any issues if US passport says born in Jerusalem? (The person has a dual Israel US citizenship but obviously will only show US passport)

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #902 on: February 02, 2020, 03:15:16 PM »
No
״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר Ė יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #903 on: February 17, 2020, 01:22:29 PM »
Being on Dubai in March For shabbos. If anyone can please PM me Info on Shull/Minyan and kosher food. TIA

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #904 on: February 17, 2020, 02:14:01 PM »
Being on Dubai in March For shabbos. If anyone can please PM me Info on Shull/Minyan and kosher food. TIA
pm sent

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #905 on: February 17, 2020, 02:19:18 PM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #906 on: May 25, 2020, 08:19:10 AM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #907 on: May 25, 2020, 03:34:48 PM »
Great memories, but yes to the Dubai Frame and Spice Souk but no Burj Al Arab, Gold Souk, Ski Dubai, or Sheikh Zayed Mosque???

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #908 on: May 25, 2020, 05:55:58 PM »
Great memories, but yes to the Dubai Frame and Spice Souk but no Burj Al Arab, Gold Souk, Ski Dubai, or Sheikh Zayed Mosque???
I was busy with meeting most of the time. Couldnít get to everything. Iíve been back since, and I canít wait to return again IYH. Iím only just getting started with the UAE

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #909 on: May 25, 2020, 08:21:13 PM »
I was busy with meeting most of the time. Couldnít get to everything. Iíve been back since, and I canít wait to return again IYH. Iím only just getting started with the UAE
pm me when u return to lebanon, id love to come along. i did actually once cross the fence for a few meters to take a hike along the other side of the fence.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #910 on: May 26, 2020, 01:32:18 AM »
pm me when u return to lebanon, id love to come along. i did actually once cross the fence for a few meters to take a hike along the other side of the fence.
Thatís an East way to win a Darwin Award!

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #911 on: May 26, 2020, 06:08:55 AM »
Thatís an East way to win a Darwin Award!
that was one of my weaker attempts.
after so many years of trying, im begining to doubt darwins theory :)

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #912 on: June 10, 2020, 04:25:14 AM »
reports of a talmud torah in dubai?

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Re: Re: Seeds getting planted for Emirates to fly to Israel?
« Reply #914 on: June 29, 2020, 10:05:50 AM »
https://www.timesofisrael.com/muscling-in-on-dubais-existing-jewish-community-a-chabad-rabbi-stirs-discord/
Meh, I may be biased, but this reads like a hit job from insiders.
Expecting everyone to live in harmony with one shul doesn't even happen in the smallest of communities. Hence the 2 shuls for the guy stranded on the desert island...
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: Re: Seeds getting planted for Emirates to fly to Israel?
« Reply #915 on: June 29, 2020, 10:17:08 AM »
Meh, I may be biased, but this reads like a hit job from insiders.
Expecting everyone to live in harmony with one shul doesn't even happen in the smallest of communities. Hence the 2 shuls for the guy stranded on the desert island...
This happens with many Chabad shuls across the world.
Many of the established communities aren't religious I.e. frum. Outsiders don't understand the nuances of Judaism and lump all Jews together.

I am in no way referring to the community of the UAE, as I have no knowledge on that particular community.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #916 on: June 29, 2020, 06:31:46 PM »
In what area of Dubai is Chabad?

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Re: Re: Seeds getting planted for Emirates to fly to Israel?
« Reply #917 on: June 29, 2020, 07:04:03 PM »
This happens with many Chabad shuls across the world.
Many of the established communities aren't religious I.e. frum. Outsiders don't understand the nuances of Judaism and lump all Jews together.

I am in no way referring to the community of the UAE, as I have no knowledge on that particular community.
IINM the wife of the president of UAE Jewish Community runs a Kosher catering service that is endorsed by the CRC
״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר Ė יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #918 on: June 29, 2020, 07:25:33 PM »
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: Re: Seeds getting planted for Emirates to fly to Israel?
« Reply #919 on: June 29, 2020, 07:36:28 PM »
That is endorsed by the CRC
Chicago ?