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Our Recommended Service Providers

Essentials

Car Rentals
LYI Car Rental Agentfor all leading Companies in Israel (see ad on right)

02-582-7646 718-337-8767 [email protected] Airport Pick Up and Drop off Available

Drivers
Zeev Cohen Driver

Zeev Cohen is a wonderful, patient and prompt English speaking driver. He can pick you up from the airport, take you up north or wherever else you may be going. He has 6 passenger vans and larger, please contact [email protected] 


Parking
Looking for an easier way to park in Yerushalayim? We recommend the following app:
Pango Appwww.mypango.com
Pango

www.pango.co.il

CellOParkwww.cellopark.com/eng
Phones
Unlimited IsraelPHONE RENTALS

Sim card rentals, flip phones, smart phones, American numbers available. Low rates! Contact us to reserve your Israel cell phone. ( See ad to the right ) http://unlimitedisrael.net/
ref/rentalsofdistinction/

Taxi Companies
Rechavia Taxi02-625-4444
Bar Ilan Taxi02-586-6666
Hapalmach Taxi02-679-2333
Travel Insurance
RoamRightDon't forget to secure your travelers insurance for your upcoming trip! Roam Right offers health plans, baggage protection against lost or damaged luggage, flight delay and more. Travel Protection is highly recommended in case you need to cancel your trip for any reason. Very reasonable rates! (see ad on right)

1800-699-3845 www.roamright.com

Dry Cleaners
Hapisga Dry CleanersFree Pick Ups and Drop Offs Available
02-997-4060/ 072-251-0022
Best Clean CleanersFree Drop Offs Available
02-581-2040/ 052-384-7041
HaDavidka Dry CleanersFree Pick Ups and Drop Offs Available
Hours: Sun- Thurs 8:00 am- 7:00 pm, Fri 8:00 am- 1:00 pm
02-538-2062/ 072-310-0487
Superwash Dry Cleaning and LaundryLocated at Ibn Shaprut 1 (on the corner of Ibn Shaprut and Keren Kayemet)
02-566-4823
Money Changers
Friendly, English speaking currency changers, great rates and quick service. Conveniently located right in the heart of Shaarei Chessed.
Wolfson Mall9 Diskin St.
02-534-1991
Access Credit21 Keren Kayemet St.
02-566-3144
Babysitting
Night Nanny InternationalWe provide day and night nannies and babysitting services
054-663-6232

Food & Restaurants

Catering
Debbie Levy CateringHomestyle food, Badatz Ingredients (see ad on right)
718-305-5439
www.debbielevycatering.com
[email protected]
ShabbosKodesh.comDelicious food for Shabbos delivered to your door (see ad on right)
Call 718-305-5319/ 02-651-6845
http://www.shabboskodesh.com/
Desserts
The Chocolate BoxWe carry boxes of chocolate truffles, chocolate pretzels, platters, and arrangements. Hotel welcome packages, shabbos gifts, and snack bags for trips.
All ingredients are Badatz eida hachareidus. To place your order, or for more info call, Esti Lang 02-582-0129, 052-768-6957, 718-554-7918
Paper Goods
Shigaon Shel ShulchanWonderful Paper goods store that can help you put together beautiful combinations to make your Shabbos/ Yom Tov or Simcha Table beautiful and special. Why Schlep paper goods from home, call Shigaon and get great paper goods, excellent service, delivered right to your apartmentís door (see ad on right)
Phone Orders Accepted
02-651-9618/ 052-679-0259
[email protected]
Dairy Restaurants
Cafe' RimonHeavily American populated open Cafe in the heart of the Ben Yehuda Midrachov. Separate Dairy and Meat restaurants with a large selections of American style food with an Israeli twist. Friendly and quick service. Hechsher: Harav Mahpud Yoreh Deah
Mamilla Mall
www.caferimon.co.il
1-599-501-030
PiccolinoHechsher: Rabanut Yerushalayim Mehadrin
12 Yoel Solomon St; Center of Town
New Dairy Restaurant, Similar to the Beit Ticho House, nice quaint environment, good food.
www.piccolino.co.il
02-624-4186
LucianaHechsher: Rabanut Yerushalayim Mehadrin
8 Mamilla located in the Mamilla Mall
Very popular upscale dairy restaurant overlooking the Old City Walls, beautiful and great service!
www.luciana.rest-e.co.il
02-502-1000
Meat Restaurants
J'oy Meat InHechsher: Badatz Beit Yosef
13 Mamilla (Located in the Mamilla Mall)
Great service, unique delicious steakhouse
www.joy-gb.co.il
02-502-0555
GabrielaHechsher: Rabanut Jerusalem Mehadrin
5 Shimon Ben Shetach St.
Upscale fine dining in the heart of Jerusalem. Wonderful service, tasty food. Highly recommended!
www.gabriela-jerusalem.co.il
02-624-6261
Korus Al HaeshHechsher: Rabanut Yerushalayim Kosher Lmehadrin
Center 1, 43 Yirmiyahu
Standard Steakhouse, nice quick service, reasonably priced and good food.
073-756-9680

Beauty & Health

Medical Center
We hope that you and your family will be healthy while visiting Israel. In the event that you need to see a doctor, we highly recommend the Wolfson Medical Center in the Wolfson Towers. Their English speaking doctors and Staff will make you feel right at home.
Wolfson Medical CenterEnglish speaking and very knowledgeable doctors will put you at ease. Give them a call and they can offer you an appointment and instructions on how things work in Israel. You will feel right at home in this office.
9 Diskin, 3rd Floor
www.fmcwolfson.com
02-561-0297
Hours:
Sun-Th: 8am-6pm
Fri: 8am-12pm
Ofek Medical LabOn the same level as the Wolfson Medical Center, 3rd floor, there is a very nice and clean Private Lab for routine blood tests you may need while you are away. They provide results to your tests same day.
9 Diskin, 3rd floor
www.ofek-laboratories.zapages.co.il/english
02-561-8732
Hadassa Ein KeremHadassah Medical Center
Location: Kiryat Hadassah,
POB 12000 Jerusalem, 91120, Israel
www.hadassah-med.com
02-677-7111
Local Hospitals
Shaare Zedek Medical CenterJerusalem
12 Bayit Street Jerusalem 91031, Israel
www.szmc.org.il
02-655-5432
Hadassa Ein KeremHadassah Medical Center
Location: Kiryat Hadassah,
POB 12000 Jerusalem, 91120, Israel
www.hadassah-med.com
02-677-7111
Shaare Zedek Medical CenterJerusalem
12 Bayit Street Jerusalem 91031, Israel
www.szmc.org.il
02-655-5432
Spa Treatments
The Inbal Hotel SpaMassage and Spa Treatments, located within walking distance to many of our apartments
Jabotinsky 3
www.inbalhotel.com/massages-and-treatments
02-675-6666
David Citadel Hotel SpaMassage and Spa Treatments, located within walking distance to many of our apartments
King David 7
www.thedavidcitadel.com/node/560
02-621-2040
The Inbal Hotel SpaJabotinsky 3
Massage and Spa Treatments, located within walking distance to many of our apartments
www.inbalhotel.com/massages-and-treatments
02-675-6666
David Citadel Hotel SpaKing David 7
Massage and Spa Treatments, located within walking distance to many of our apartments
www.thedavidcitadel.com/node/560
02-621-2040
Fitness
The Lifestyle Health and Fitness CenterKeep fit this trip! The Lifestyle Health and Fitness Center offers personal training services, physical therapy and therapeutic massage. Providing a frum environment, male/female professionals as per request. US phone: 732 228 8891 Israel Office: 02 538 6222. [email protected] or visit www.Lifestylehealthandfitness.Org
Iron GymFor both Men and Women
19 Keren Hayesod St.
02-625-2829
CurvesFor Women Only
38 Pierre Koening St.
02-678-7812
Razim GymFor Women Only
9 Diskin St.
02-563-2946
Beauty Salons
Princess Spa and CosmeticsAt Princess Spa and Cosmetics step into the kingdom of health, beauty and wellness to be the center of attention and pamper yourself like you deserve. Located in the center of town of Jerusalem, professional and trained staff provide royal treatment from head to toe; manicure, pedicure, nail building, nail art, facials, tanning, massage, waxing, and hair.
16 King George St.
053-941-9511
http://www.spa5.co.il/
Yullia SpaBeautiful new Nail Spa Lounge with great customer service located across from the King David Hotel. Take a break from your busy touring schedule and have a pampering experience with your daughter. Manicures, Pedicures and Cosmetic Treatments. Appointments are recommended but not necessary.
16 King David St.
02-674-1000
http://yullia.com/en/branches/jerusalem/

Travel

Airlines
When traveling to Israel, a lot of planning is involved. Here are some important Airline and Airport numbers that you may find useful. We hope you will not lose your luggage while traveling; however, in the event that you have a problem, please contact the appropriate airlines lost and found.
Ben Gurion Airport General information:
03-975-5555
Flight information:
03-972-3333
ELAL AirlinesIsrael: 03-977-1111
USA: 1-800-223-6700
Submit Lost Baggage Online
Delta AirlinesIsrael: 03-975-4058
USA: 1-800-221-1212
Submit Lost Baggage Online
United AirlinesUSA: 1-800-864-8331
Lost Baggage Claim Form:
Lost Baggage Claim Online
Credit Card Rewards
Get PEYDPeyd now offers full vacation planning as well as our popular PAY WITH POINTS for Airline Reservations where our travel team finds you the best airfare, books it for you and takes your points to pay for the flights! (see ad on right)
Call 646-801-PEYD (7393)
[email protected]
www.getpeyd.com
Travel Agency
Traveler's Choice(see ad on right)
866-GET-ANYWHERE/ 212-868-8698
www.travelerschoice.com
[email protected]

Things To Do

For the Family
Israel ScaVenturesLooking for an interactive and fun way to learn about the history of Jerusalem and its many neighborhoods? A Jerusalem Scavenger Hunt is the answer. Play this fun game with your whole family, race against other teams as you solve riddles and clues that take you to your next destination. Jerusalem Scavenger Hunts are available in the Old City, Nachlaot, Tzfat and now Gush Etzion (in jeeps or private cars).
Call Tali: 052-835-8072
[email protected]
http://www.israelscaventures.com/
Kif TzubaAn outdoor amusement park for kids of all ages just outside of Jerusalem in Kibbutz Tzuba of the Judean Hills. Rides include climbing stations, ropes course, carousel, bumper cars, laser tag, bumper boats (summer), a brand new roller coaster and more.
02-534-7952
http://www.kiftzuba.co.il/
Eretz Breishit Ė Genesis LandEnjoy an ancient experience at Eretz Breishit when you are greeted by Eliezer and brought into the tent of Avraham. Be a part of the Biblical story when you ride a camel to the tent and partake in some light refreshments from the couple known for their hospitality. Visitors are given clothes to wear from Biblical times and have a chance to meet Biblical characters (not all characters are present each day). Eretz Breishit is a 20 minute drive from Jerusalem near Maale Adumim.
http://www.genesisland.co.il/home
Tour Guides
Rocky StewartExperienced and licensed tour guide for tours all over Israel
www.greatisraeltours.com
[email protected]
323-395-2816/ 058-543-8406
Arky Staiman

Arky is a dynamic tour guide all over Israel. He is full of energy and inspiration about the land of Israel! He is ready to show you parts of Israel you have never known about. He can cater to all ages and styles, Contact him at [email protected]                                    Mention " ROD" for a discount


Sports
Jeeping, Rappelling, Caving, ZiplineExplore Israel from a different angle with jeeping, rapelling, climbing, and caving with a guide of 25 years experience. Option to book a full day package as well that combines everything. (see ad on right)
Shomer Shabbos
Contact Itamar: 052-230-0306
[email protected]
Ashdot.info
ZUZU Segway ToursTake a Segway tour through Jerusalem, a great way to see an ancient city using todayís modern technology. Tours are informative, fun and entertaining. Segway tours are for ages 16+ but if you have mixed ages in your group then ask for a combination of bikes for younger kids, electric bikes for ages 12+ and Segways for 16+. You can all ride together on one tour. There will be a guide for every 5-10 people. Guides are English speakers with professional guiding experience who add humor, historical knowledge and Segway safety experience to your ride. Tour Options: Yemin Moshe, Old City, Bridge of Strings or the Biblical Zoo.
BOOK THROUGH RENTALS OF DISTINCTION FOR A DISCOUNT!
http://www.zu-zu.co.il/index-en.html
Recreation
Jerusalem Pool3 Swimming Pools for your comfort: Olympic indoor swimming pool, an outdoor swimming pool, a kiddie pool and water slide. Green lawns and large sun terraces.
Emek Refaim 43
02-563-2092
http://www.jerusalempool.co.il/
Zikit ParkLocated near the new lake in Maale Adumim, just 15 minutes outside of Jerusalem, great fun is assured at The Zikit Park which has a variety of challenging activities for kids and families: ropes course, kayak in the lake, laser tag, peddle boats for kids, go karts and a toddler gymboree. Free parking.
02-993-4884
[email protected]
http://zikit.net/
Jerusalem ZooThe Jerusalem Zoo is one of the most beautiful and relaxing places in Jerusalem. The vast grounds and beautiful landscape along with the wide selection of animals make this a must see for kids and adults. The Zoo has events, juggling and workshops during school vacations throughout the year. Kids love the zoo train. Free Parking.
02-675-0111
Address: Aharon Shuluv 1 in Jerusalem (Malcha neighborhood)
http://www.jerusalemzoo.org/#!home-english/c1yeo
Factory Tours
Bamba FactoryLearn about the history of Bamba, the most popular snack in Israel made of peanut butter, and how it is made. See a 3D video and enjoy a nice surprise at the end! (1 hour tour) Located 1 hour outside of Jerusalem.
Hamelacha 55
Holon, Israel
1-700-70-76-76
https://www.osem.co.il/en/visitor-center/
Michal Negrin FactoryExperience a unique tour of the Michal Negrin Factory located in Bat Yam: Watch a 10 min film about the history of Michal Negrin and take a guided tour of the jewelry, fashion and home decor factory. The tour ends with a cup of hot chocolate and a piece of cake in their cafe. This is a great day trip from Jerusalem for ages 7+. The tour is 1.5 hrs.
Cost: 20 NIS
Times: 9:30am-6pm Sun-Thurs or 9:30am-2:30pm Friday
Phone: 03-555-3326
http://www.michalnegrin.com/

Simcha Planning

Simcha Halls/ Rooms
The Great SynagogueThe Great Shul and Grand Ballroom, stunning hall and enormous in size, located across the street from the Plaza Hotel and an easy walk from Rechavia. This Hall is great for a wedding or larger Simcha.
56 King George St.
02-623-0628/ 1800-209-090
http://www.jerusalemgreatsynagogue.com
Beit Knesset Netzach YisroelAmerican Style newly renovated Shul with a large open hall for Simchas of all kinds, very accommodating staff and beautiful hall; central location.
22 Ibn Ezra, (corner of Ramban)
052-763-3330
Beit Knesset Hanasi - Young Israel of RechaviaAmerican Style Young Israel Shul in the heart of the Rechavia community. The Hall is on the ground level and is on the smaller side, great for a small family simcha, smaller Bris, Kiddush, etc.
24 Ussishkin
02-567-0664
http://www.bkhanassi.com/
Desserts
The Chocolate BoxWe carry boxes of chocolate truffles, chocolate pretzels, platters, and arrangements. Hotel welcome packages, shabbos gifts, and snack bags for trips.
All ingredients are Badatz eida hachareidus.
To place your order, or for more info call Esti Lang:
02-582-0129, 052-768-6957, 718-554-7918
Party Planners
Ruksy Mauskopf[email protected]
Photographers
Riki Kanterovitz PhotographyMake your Jerusalem memories last forever! (see ad on right)
Call Riki at 054-795-4136
Florists
Aleh Koteret Flowers BoutiqueProvides a superior selection of premiere floral and event management services and offer Jerusalemís broadest selection of seasonal and exotic blooms as well as the latest trends and arrangement techniques.
11 HaKeren HaKayemet Le-Israel Street
02-563-9846/ 02-566-5763
[email protected]
http://www.aleh-koteret.co.il/ENGLISH/Default.aspx

Religious

Shuls in the Area
HagraShteibel type Shul with revolving Minyanin throughout the day
5 Bar Zakai St. (corner of Hashla)
Shaboss Shacharis - 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 8:15, 8:45 and 9:00 AM
Young Israel of RechaviaYoung Israel English Speaking Shul
24 Ussishkin
Rabbi Berel Wein
Info Line: 02-567-0664
http://www.bkhanassi.com/
Beit Knesset Netzach YisroelAmerican Style Shul with Second Day Minyanim
22 Ibn Ezra, (corner of Ramban)
Shaboss Shacharis - 7:45
Avraham Berniker: 052-763-3330
The Great SynagogueLarge and beautiful Shul with incredible Chazanim.
56 King George (across from The Plaza Hotel)
Office: 02-623-0628
http://www.jerusalemgreatsynagogue.com/EN_HomePage.aspx
Breslev Minyan HashlaBreslev Style Minyan with a lot of singing and warmth
Shabbos Shacharis - 8:30
Moshe Gottdiener:
02-561-8483
ChorevIsraeli Style Mizrachi Shul
20 Ibn Gavirol
Shabbos Shacharis - 8:45
Yisrael Gelbard: 052-287-6972
Yeshurun Central SynagogueBoasts a great Chazzan and a late Minyan on Shabbos in the Beis Medrash and kids service. Daf Yomi shiur in English throughout the week at 8 AM as well as an English program of shiurim on Sunday,Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
44 King George Street
02-624-3942
http://yeshurun.org.il/
Mikvah by Area
Nachlaot MikvahRenovated Mikva in the Nachlaot area- 5-7 minute walk from Rechavia
7 Hanetziv
Office: 02-625-5560
Rechavia MikvahBeautiful New Renovated Mikva on the border of the Rechavia and Talbieh Neighborhoods
5 Haari
Office: 02-563-2783
Sanhedria MikvahThis is a very nice and spacious Mikvah in Sanhedria, if you can travel you will enjoy a more spacious and comfortable experience
Harav Bloy 22
Office: 02-581-1977
Community Rav
Rav ViderFamily Purity
5 Shaarei Chessed
Home: 02-561-2338
Rav RosenthalCommunity Rav
32 Hakalir
Home: 02-567-0395
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