The Undershirt Comes Out of the Israeli Closet

The undershirt became fixed as the ultimate garment of the Zionist body, an item of clothing that expresses the muscular body, the grime of the laborer and the absence of decoration and elegance.

It’s hard to walk around Tel Aviv in the summer and not notice that a lot of men are wearing sleeveless undershirts − and not only to the beach. On...