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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #405 on: April 05, 2018, 06:59:45 PM »
No disrespect to anyone. But if you are paying $4000 per couple I don't know why you expect anything decent

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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #406 on: April 08, 2018, 02:37:53 AM »
I know someone there this year. Itís TERRIBLE!! They made all the victims pay cash upfront... attached pic is verified and all true!!

This was the program that started the thread.....

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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #407 on: April 08, 2018, 02:59:20 AM »
They cooked?

From their website description it looks like the plan was for them to deliver cold prewrapped meals to each villa ready to be warmed in the oven. I guess the soup etc wasnít edible cold and people were faced with the choice of putting the food in the oven on shabbos or going hungry?


Reading their website description of the hashgacha leaves one with the impression that one is getting top notch experienced supervision.......
 
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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #408 on: April 08, 2018, 05:17:41 AM »
From their website description it looks like the plan was for them to deliver cold prewrapped meals to each villa ready to be warmed in the oven. I guess the soup etc wasnít edible cold and people were faced with the choice of putting the food in the oven on shabbos or going hungry?


Reading their website description of the hashgacha leaves one with the impression that one is getting top notch experienced supervision.......
Right, and we all know that the obvious answer in such a situation is to be mechalel shabbos...
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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #409 on: April 08, 2018, 09:26:05 AM »
Right, and we all know that the obvious answer in such a situation is to be mechalel shabbos...

Unfortunately it depends on where you are coming from (and sometimes on who is watching) and your level of desperation. Iím sure some unlearned people would think itís not such a big deal to put cold chicken soup in a preheated oven. After all, itís already cooked.

I once knew a guy who considered himself a religious Jew, and he was a good person, who saw a wallet on the way back from shul and he picked it up, reasoning that it was better to do a good deed and return it....

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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #410 on: April 08, 2018, 09:38:43 AM »
One of the respectable programs, with separate sedarim, ran out of food for someone who shlepped with his Magid. Inconceivable. 
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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #411 on: April 08, 2018, 10:01:44 AM »
One of the respectable programs, with separate sedarim, ran out of food for someone who shlepped with his Magid. Inconceivable.

Family of 8 plus wonderful guests each meal. Five star food, really good selection of wines, way too many courses, as much as we wanted, when we were ready for it. Private Seder room! All for around $2100 all inclusive....

The closest we came to an issue was a bottle of non KP soda that ended up in the pantry by mistake.

Amazing experience. I think we are coming back next year :) ( hopefully new location, even better program in Yerushalayim!)

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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #412 on: April 08, 2018, 10:08:34 AM »
Someone should start a will with hotels/programs (include all names and identification the program is know with) and user ratings.
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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #413 on: April 08, 2018, 10:10:37 AM »
I had friends who were extremely happy with Greenwald's Sheraton in Parsippany, NJ this year.
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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #414 on: April 08, 2018, 10:22:34 AM »
I had friends who were extremely happy with Greenwald's Sheraton in Parsippany, NJ this year.

great program (and ive been to many programs including KMR, pesach with the chevra and alot more)
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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #415 on: April 08, 2018, 10:50:58 AM »
It seems the only answer is to go by referral only.

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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #416 on: April 08, 2018, 10:53:15 AM »
It seems the only answer is to go by referral only.
how could you spend that kind of money without

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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #417 on: April 08, 2018, 10:53:54 AM »
how could you spend that kind of money without
I agree but apparently people are doing it

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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #418 on: April 08, 2018, 11:02:35 AM »
Family of 8 plus wonderful guests each meal. Five star food, really good selection of wines, way too many courses, as much as we wanted, when we were ready for it. Private Seder room! All for around $2100 all inclusive....

The closest we came to an issue was a bottle of non KP soda that ended up in the pantry by mistake.

Amazing experience. I think we are coming back next year :) ( hopefully new location, even better program in Yerushalayim!)

Waiter service?
Chol Hamoed activities included?
Day camp for kids?

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Re: Pesach Programs and False Advertising
« Reply #419 on: April 08, 2018, 11:15:18 AM »
Family of 8 plus wonderful guests each meal. Five star food, really good selection of wines, way too many courses, as much as we wanted, when we were ready for it. Private Seder room! All for around $2100 all inclusive....

The closest we came to an issue was a bottle of non KP soda that ended up in the pantry by mistake.

Amazing experience. I think we are coming back next year :) ( hopefully new location, even better program in Yerushalayim!)
$2100 per person?

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