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Hershel's TR To Iran
« on: November 14, 2014, 12:12:24 PM »
February 2012.

JFK -DXB- IKA

Took EK economy A380  (Pre DDF days)
Was one of my best economy class flights and one of the best IFE.

Stop in DXB was for 2hrs

DXB - IKA was with the A330.

Arrived in IKA 3.10am

after arrival, security took me to a room and took my fingerprint, given that I'm a USA citizen, and asked me a bunch of questions, the whole process took no longer than 30 minutes.

After that I picked up my suitcase, without any additional security checks, they didn't even open my suitcase.

I had a driver taking me to the Persian Azadi Hotel.

To be continued.....
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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2014, 12:38:28 PM »
EK economy

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2014, 12:39:52 PM »
Tehran synagogue

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2014, 12:41:51 PM »
Azadi Square

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2014, 12:48:40 PM »
you went to Tehran ?
you're nuts ! :)

tell us more.
would you still do this today ?

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2014, 12:51:23 PM »
you went to Tehran ?
you're nuts ! :)

tell us more.
would you still do this today ?
2012 was worse than today, those were the days when Israel threatened military action against its nuclear facilities, and Ahmadinijad was president. So, yes.

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2014, 01:50:24 PM »
DBX=DXB?

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2014, 02:06:10 PM »
You're way too cool.

Did you look jewish there ?

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2014, 02:15:59 PM »
You're way too cool.

Did you look jewish there ?
No

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2014, 02:17:36 PM »
Your really went to Iran? WOW ::) are you like a regular NYC Jew? LOL

How was shabat in IKA, how did the IKA Jews react to your visit?

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2014, 02:21:06 PM »
Your really went to Iran? WOW ::) are you like a regular NYC Jew? LOL

How was shabat in IKA, how did the IKA Jews react to your visit?
Yes,  very regular

Actually, I look like a "regular", but I'm not.

I did not spend Shabbat in IKA.

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2014, 02:22:14 PM »
Amazing!
Just curious were you married then?

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2014, 02:23:19 PM »
Amazing!
Just curious were you married then?
Married with one kid at the time

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Re: Hershel's TR
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2014, 02:26:33 PM »
Did you meet Jews in IKA? if yes what was their reaction to your visit?

Kosher restaurants?