Start-up (The Grill) Nation: Israel Gears Up for Its Annual Barbequing Bonanza

Somehow, Independence Day has come to mean mangal - meat on the grill - with boutique butchers and supermarkets devouring the benefits.

On most nights, the Hinnawi Butcher Shop – with branches in Jaffa, Tel Aviv and Herzliyah Pituach – closes at 8. Last night, staff members were...