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Back In Tel Aviv

After a lengthy absence, I was back in Tel Aviv, the lively and sophisticated seaside city on the Mediterranean that is so synonymous with Israel. Jerusalem is Israel’s spiritual and political capital, a flashpoint in the seemingly endless struggle between Zionism and Palestinian nationalism, but Tel Aviv is its temporal and secular heart and soul. … Read More

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Cycling In Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv, a cosmopolitan, fun-loving Mediterranean city, has discovered something new but old — cycling. In the past decade, cycling has become all the rage among Tel Avivians. The increasing popularity of cycling here coincides with the introduction of a bike rental program launched by the municipality in 2011. Cycling is now regarded as chic, … Read More

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Tel Aviv — A Center Of Bauhaus Architecture

Tel Aviv, Israel’s lively city set along the shores of the balmy Mediterranean Sea, tends to be architecturally drab. On closer inspection, it leaves a far more positive impression. Founded 105 years ago as a garden suburb of adjacent Jaffa, and now Israel’s cultural and commercial capital, Tel Aviv has the distinction of possessing one … Read More