16.05.2011 12.Ijar, 5771 Tag 27 des Omer
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.
I always tell people that they don't need to leave Israel to experience new and foreign worlds. Israel has so many different types of people, neighborhoods and sites that culture shock is often just a bus ride away. That's why my wife and I are so excited about leaving Jerusalem's Rechavia neighborhood to live in Tel Aviv's Florentine district for ten days to experience and and compare Israel's two largest cities and their distinctly different ways of life.
Well, its not the only reason. My father, our landlord, comes to Israel every summer for a six-week visit, and while I love him, everyone needs a bit of space. Last summer, my wife Sara and I sublet a Tel Aviv loft for five weeks and had a great time. This year, the scheduling worked out a bit differently, but we were still glad to be able to pay another short visit to the "White City"….