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List of TR's:
dvol Pictures
yuneeq Contadora (Pearl Islands)
Something Fishy (Cuba)
Something Fishy (Honduras)

Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
Places to Eat:
Aroma Café
Darna Dairy/Bakery
Jeffrey’s Bakery
Pita Pan
Pita Plus
Lula by Darna
Hilel Sports Bar and Grill
La Spezia
Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf (including 2 at PTY)
Dr. Sandwich
Prime Grill
Forever yogurt in casco viejo- Chalav Yisroel ice cream - Closed down
NEW - Jerusalem Israeli Cuisine by Chabad in Casco Viejo
Supermacardo Deli K


The Jewish community in Panama is mainly in Panama City in the Punta Paitilla area.
You must bring your passport with you to enter the shuls. You can bring your passport over during the week if you are not staying in the eruv. They will make a copy of your passport.

Sinagoga Beth El – Orthodox, Ashkenazi. After Shabbat morning services, they have a full sit down Kiddush lunch.
They also serve breakfast after weekday shacharit.
Contact Asistente al Rabino - Déborah Wizel

Shevet Ahim – Sephardic. proper attire required, denied entry for shorts.

Ahavat Sion –

Chabad -  bracha Karniel goldberg

Things to Do:
Panama Canal
Amador Causeway
Old City
$30 cabbie for all day
Panama John on FT cab and tour guide
San Blas islands
En Valle Market
Casco Viejo
Barefoot Panama tour company
Miraflores Locks
Ancon Hill (tallest point in the City)
Anton Valley (hiking, waterfalls, horseback riding)
Panama Viejo
MultiPlaza (high-end mall)
Parque Natural Metropolitano
Partial canal transit
Monkey Island boat tour
Rainforest Gondola tour
Contadora (Pearl Islands) - whale watching, snorkeling/scuba on Chipera, Mogu Mogu,
Rainbow bass fishing
Rent bikes along the water
Beach- Santa Clara and punta palmar both 1.5+ hours from Panama City
Indigenous tribes
Coffee plantations in the mountains
Whale watching
City tour (includes animals)
Chargres River Tour, hike to waterfall, visit Embrera Indian Village
Hiking Portabello road
Natural Metropolitan Park
Almiza Tours/ My friend mario
Bocas del Toro
Old city/Casco viejo


Getting Around:
Uber is the best way to get around, cheap and reliable (if you go to the rainforest, there might not be any cars available going back, search before)


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Offline Divora M

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Re: Panama Master Thread
« Reply #660 on: January 17, 2020, 06:38:09 AM »
Are all the Coffee Beans in Panama City kosher?

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Re: Panama Master Thread
« Reply #661 on: January 17, 2020, 09:14:03 AM »
Are all the Coffee Beans in Panama City kosher?
I know the one by Jw and by Miraflores locks both had a Hecsher, if it is kosher it will be displayed .

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Re: Panama Master Thread
« Reply #662 on: January 17, 2020, 09:40:36 AM »
Some are under KOLA. Some are under the local Vaad. Some are under both. Ask your LOR as to which you follow.