Tag: Tel Aviv

The Shuk

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Shuk

Israel Markets – The Shuk No culinary tour of Israel would be complete without venturing into at least some of the country’s open-air food markets, found in every major city. The shuk (Hebrew, is an important part of Israel’s culinary tradition. Besides offering the locals fresh produce at bargain prices, the market in Israel offers […]

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Bat Yam Sports

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bat Yam Sports

Bat Yam Bat Yam Israel, located just a few miles from Tel Aviv, is home to a variety of sea, beach, land, and air sports. You can try many of them free of charge during July and August at various places on the beach and along the promenade. Besides many of the more commonly known […]

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Tel Aviv Beach

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tel Aviv Beach

Tel Aviv Beaches Not surprisingly, one of the most popular attractions in Tel Aviv are the miles and miles of glorious beautiful beaches. If you don’t know what to do in Tel Aviv, stroll along the boardwalk and you’ll pass nearly all of the beaches. Each Tel Aviv beach has its own name, most accorded […]

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Netanya

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Netanya

Nathan Strauss: How Netanya Got its Name The popular coastal resort of Netanya is named after the American Jewish philanthropist Nathan Strauss, co-owner of the famous Macy’s store in New York, who became a staunch supporter of Israel, then Palestine, when he made his first trip here in 1912. Strauss always strongly supported child welfare organizations and […]

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Streets of Jerusalem

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Streets of Jerusalem

Jerusalem Streets: HaRav Kook Street Take a short walk to HaRav Kook Street, almost directly across Zion Square.  On the corner where Rav Kook Street meets Jaffa Road, you’ll find a line of sherut vans taking passengers to Tel Aviv.  This is quite useful information to keep in mind if you’re ever in a hurry to get […]

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Neve Tzedek Tel Aviv

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Neve Tzedek Tel Aviv

Neve Tzedek Neve Tzedek is Tel Aviv’s first neighborhood, predating the city itself.  Neve Tzedek was the first area built outside Jaffa in 1887, long before Tel Aviv was even conceived. Two men are credited with the founding of Neve Tzedek. Shimon Rokach, a public servant whose father was given the right (by the Turks) to […]

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What to Do in Tel Aviv

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
What to Do in Tel Aviv

Five Family Fun Activities in Tel Aviv Not sure what to do in Tel Aviv? Here are some great ideas for Tel Aviv activities for the whole family. 1. Tel Aviv Gardens Tel Aviv may be known as the white city, but there is plenty of green grass and shady trees to enjoy in Tel Aviv gardens, including taking […]

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Tel Aviv Neighborhoods

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tel Aviv Neighborhoods

Little Known Tel Aviv Neighborhood The Ajami neighborhood of South Jaffa is not a typical tourist site, but it aims to be a haven of peace and of cultural coexistence between Jews and Arabs, home to both a Jewish Arab Community Center and the Peres Center for Peace. This was not always the case. Although for centuries […]

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Tel Aviv Beaches Best Picks

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tel Aviv Beaches Best Picks

Beaches in Tel Aviv Looking for a Tel Aviv beach? Check out the following best picks for a fun-filled day of sun and water activites. 1. Hilton  This Tel Aviv beach is situated opposite the Hilton Hotel and is divided into two. The northern side is known as the dog beach, as the municipality has designated  it as […]

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Israel Beaches

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Israel Beaches

Israel Outdoors While Jerusalem is a land-locked city set between several mountain ridges and a large expanse of desert, there are several Israel beaches and outdoor swimming pools less than an hour away. First on the list for a unique water experience is the Dead Sea—the lowest point on earth—situated less than 20 miles east of […]

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