A Walk in the Historic Neighborhoods of Little Tel Aviv

A Walk in the Historic Neighborhoods of Little Tel Aviv

Neve Tzedek Background In 1887 the first seeds were sown that would eventually grew into the new city of Tel Aviv when a Jewish neighborhood called Neve Tzedek (also Neve Zeddek or Neve Zedek) was established outside the walls of the ancient port city of Jaffa.  Three years later a second Jewish … Read more

A Short Walk in Old Jaffa

A Short Walk in Old Jaffa

Our walk begins on Louis Pasteur St. near where it turns off of Jefet St. and heads down towards the port. On the right is a fountain with a sculpture of a whale by the local artist Ilana Goor.  The sculpture was inspired by the bible story of Jonah and the whale. … Read more

Bauhaus in the White City

Bauhaus in the White City

Bauhaus in Tel Aviv Central Tel Aviv has the world’s largest collection of Bauhaus-style buildings. The International Modern Style of architecture appeared in Europe in the years immediately following the First Word War. Its greatest exponent was the Bauhaus School of Arts, Design and Architecture, founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar Germany … Read more

Shenkin Area

Shenkin Area

The Shenkin area is one of the most interesting parts of Tel Aviv — and also one of the coolest and the hippest!  Overall one of the best things you can do with a few hours in Tel Aviv. Shenkin – Thanks to the extensive renovations through 2012, Shenkin is now turned … Read more

Tel Hadid

Tel Hadid

Tel Hadid is an archeological site in Israel located on an isolated hill, 147 meters (or 482 feet) above sea level south of a tributary of Ayalon River (Nahal Ayalon). Standing at Tel Hadid is the remains of an ancient settlement town. It is usually identified with the biblical city of Hadid (“Haditha” … Read more

Old Jaffa – An Introduction

Old Jaffa – An Introduction

The ancient port city of Jaffa is one of the oldest cities in Israel and one of the oldest sea ports in the world. It is also called the “Old City of Jaffa” or simply called “Old City.” Old Jaffa has a strong link to the historic events that took place in … Read more