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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #200 on: April 04, 2017, 06:35:27 PM »
Hillel definitely had lamb schwarma in a laffa with charif.
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מר and חריף are two different things.

However, his was definitely the original schawarma.
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #201 on: April 04, 2017, 06:37:21 PM »
Back on topic here...

  Does anyone know if people have had an easy time making other plans?   And any word of how fast the money is going to be returned?
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #202 on: April 04, 2017, 06:38:32 PM »
Back on topic here...

How dare you?  :D
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #203 on: April 04, 2017, 06:38:56 PM »
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #204 on: April 04, 2017, 06:41:48 PM »

If we ate kitniyot and soft fresh matza, we'd have none of this craziness (and far less gas in shull)

more beans = less gas?

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #206 on: April 04, 2017, 06:53:40 PM »
Marror... FTFM
Oh you mean lettuce......
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #207 on: April 04, 2017, 06:57:51 PM »
Back on topic here...

  Does anyone know if people have had an easy time making other plans?   And any word of how fast the money is going to be returned?

My heart goes out to the people and the program owner - I know both.  One friend is going to Venice. Others I don't know.  I hope it all works out for them. 

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #208 on: April 04, 2017, 07:19:54 PM »
My heart goes out to the people and the program owner - I know both.  One friend is going to Venice. Others I don't know.  I hope it all works out for them.
Do you know how many guests were booked with them?

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #209 on: April 04, 2017, 07:24:27 PM »
Do you know how many guests were booked with them?

Sorry I don't. I wouldn't consider it a small program though.

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #210 on: April 04, 2017, 07:49:47 PM »
Do you know how many guests were booked with them?
Think the website said they had just about 500 rooms.
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #211 on: April 05, 2017, 01:21:38 PM »
Somewhat relevant to the discussion is the following reminder:

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #212 on: April 05, 2017, 01:50:38 PM »
Somewhat relevant to the discussion is the following reminder:
Beung a torah true jew...hmmmm...seems like hotels are included in that. So whats the relevance?
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #213 on: April 05, 2017, 03:34:13 PM »
Somewhat relevant to the discussion is the following reminder:



Methinks you're reading it wrong. It definitely (IMHO) reads differently after the post 1988-sichos.

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #214 on: April 05, 2017, 04:34:04 PM »
Back on topic here...

  Does anyone know if people have had an easy time making other plans?   And any word of how fast the money is going to be returned?

Now that Yoely Lebovits decided to go to Orlando, I would think that a bunch of families will follow. However, there's no way they have room for everyone and I'm sure the Israeli guests won't make the trek.

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #215 on: April 05, 2017, 05:28:31 PM »
Beung a torah true jew...hmmmm...seems like hotels are included in that. So whats the relevance?

The relevance was to posts like

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I myself also think that there is something distasteful IN GENERAL to this whole idea of what Pesach hotels have become. But I think it's  a problem in America in general with the chase for luxury in extreme.  And when you combine that with the idea of YomTov it can sometimes leave you with a bad taste.

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I think the issue I have is more with our GENERAL focus of things that shouldn't be our main focus and this 'chase' for bigger, better, nicer that plagues our society at large.  This is just one example of where we see it.   So you have people looking at all the ads feeling like this is all wrong.

And others expressing similar feelings/opinions (including some of my posts on this thread).
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #216 on: April 05, 2017, 05:29:08 PM »
Methinks you're reading it wrong. It definitely (IMHO) reads differently after the post 1988-sichos.

What do you mean?
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #217 on: April 06, 2017, 10:21:50 AM »
Group accuses Hilton of ruining Passover plans
one family paid $230,000 to bring all their kin on the April trip meant to include guest speakers, rabbis, a kidsí camp and entertainers.
http://pagesix.com/2017/04/05/organizers-sue-hilton-for-canceling-1m-passover-getaway/
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #219 on: April 06, 2017, 03:21:01 PM »
@KolHaolam: CALIFORNIA: Hilton hotel in San Diego cancels Pesach program for 700 guests organized by Prime Grill from NY, despite $1 million deposit.

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