14.07.2011 12.Tammus, 5771
Merchants are counting on street festivals, cultural shows, and the new light rail train to bring shoppers and sightseers.
Like many major cities, downtown Jerusalem has seen its urban decay and flight to the suburbs. The main Jaffa Road was ripped up to lay a light rail that has been years over due and it’s been a struggle for business to survive.
But things are starting to turn around with the help of a modern cultural renaissance….