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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #30 on: June 21, 2018, 03:41:51 AM »
They were wearing Chasidic garb.
Well that was a brilliant move.
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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #31 on: June 21, 2018, 04:39:26 AM »
I have two friends (US citizens) that tried to go there and were detained and interrogated for 12 hours in the airport before being sent back home, they were told they are a security threat. They were wearing Chasidic garb. This happened last year. I don't remember all the details off hand.
Can you put me in contact with them?

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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #32 on: June 21, 2018, 08:14:58 AM »
Well that was a brilliant move.
Maybe they were trying to pass for NK
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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #33 on: June 21, 2018, 08:30:07 AM »
Maybe they were trying to pass for NK
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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #34 on: June 21, 2018, 08:43:13 AM »
Maybe they were trying to pass for NK
They need to be wearing the red, white, black and green scarves for that. Even if it's in the middle of the summer.
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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #35 on: June 21, 2018, 10:02:17 AM »
Iím already in contact with them.
And you know that they are real and it's not a trap? If they are real what would be the reason that you can't meet them in Cyprus or another neutral territory? Anyway, you shouldn't answer this question here but to yourself.

If you know for a fact that they are real because, for example, you went to school with them in Paris, you trust them and they are inviting you, that's a different story. Still, Lebanon is like skating on thin ice.
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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #36 on: June 21, 2018, 10:29:17 AM »
http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/interviews-and-profiles/jews-of-lebanon/2018/01/15/

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Today, between 10 to 50 Jews remain in Beirut. ďThey are scattered, inter-married individuals,Ē says Rabbi Abadie. Although Dr. Madeb has been repeatedly invited by the American University of Beirut Medical Center to lecture at its annual convention, he has declined despite its promises to guarantee his safety. The Switzerland of the Middle East is no more.

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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #37 on: June 21, 2018, 11:39:52 AM »
The Switzerland of the Middle East is no more.
Hasn't been "The Switzerland of the ME" for almost half a century. http://www.lgic.org/en/history_lebanon1943.php
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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #38 on: September 22, 2018, 07:57:35 PM »
@bluestrings
Thanks for the fascinating AMI TR!!   8)
Glad everything worked out!

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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #39 on: September 22, 2018, 08:17:33 PM »
@bluestrings
Thanks for the fascinating AMI TR!!   8)
Glad everything worked out!
Thanks for reading! I forgot to post about it here. Will do now.

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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #40 on: September 22, 2018, 08:21:33 PM »
Thanks for reading! I forgot to post about it here. Will do now.
I saw the Ami cover and this thread crossed my mind, thinking to myself if it's related. My question was answered when you mentioned DDF  ;)

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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #41 on: September 22, 2018, 08:24:38 PM »
Hi guys! Thanks for trying to scare me out of doing the trip. Thank G-D I didnít listen. I made the trip and it worked out quite well for me. I donít plan on posting a Trip Report here, but if you want to read about my experience, I wrote a full feature article about my visit to Lebanon which has been printed in the Sukkos 2018 Issue of Ami Magazine. In stores now! Get yourself a copy! Itís definitely worth a read.

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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #42 on: September 22, 2018, 09:19:58 PM »
Hi guys! Thanks for trying to scare me out of doing the trip. Thank G-D I didnít listen. I made the trip and it worked out quite well for me. I donít plan on posting a Trip Report here, but if you want to read about my experience, I wrote a full feature article about my visit to Lebanon which has been printed in the Sukkos 2018 Issue of Ami Magazine. In stores now! Get yourself a copy! Itís definitely worth a read.

Excellent article 👍

Post at TRIP report here/ the details that you donít want to discuss 😂
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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #43 on: September 22, 2018, 10:15:07 PM »
So you risked your life and didn't even make it to the front cover??

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Re: Lebanon Master Thread
« Reply #44 on: September 22, 2018, 10:16:55 PM »
So you risked your life and didn't even make it to the front cover??

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