A Janglo in Tel Aviv: The Skyscrapers, not the filth

24.05.2011                      20.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 35 des Omer

Erlebnis in Tel Aviv:

A Janglo in Tel Aviv: The Skyscrapers, not the filth

Zev Stub takes a break from the comforts of Jerusalem's Rechavia neighborhood to experience a faster pace of life in the city that never sleeps.

Exploring the best parts of Tel Aviv, as my wife and I have been doing for the past week, is as much fun for me as it is inspiring. Whether we're wandering along the beach on the way to a festival at the port, scoping the cooler-than-cool bars and cafes along Neve Tzedek and Rothschild, perusing locally-made art at the Nahalat Binyamin street fair, or sizing up the skyscrapers around Kikar Hamedina and the Azrieli Towers, I feel almost ecstatic watching how the the Zionist dream is alive before my eyes. 
The Jewish people, with all of our different backgrounds, beliefs and problems, are bringing the Land of Israel to life! True, I feel equally as proud whenever I walk through Jerusalem's amazing old and new neighborhoods, but the modernity of the first Hebrew city is impressive in a much different way….