A Big Serving of Israeli History

Cafe Batya has been dishing up classic homemade food for over 70 years. With the eatery about to reopening in new Tel Aviv premises, its owners reminisce about the old days and keeping it in the family.

For 65 years Cafe Batya operated out of a two-story building at the corner of Dizengoff and Arlosoroff streets in Tel Aviv, a business older than the state...