Once a communal center of early Tel Aviv, Dizengoff Square lost its luster. But with a makeover, it may be on the verge of regaining its former glory.
For the non-kosher foodie, the fruits of the sea are fresh and plenty in Tel Aviv but you won't find them at the corner grocery store.
Not so long ago, a decent cocktail was hard to come by in Israel, but fortunately things have changed. Get acquainted with some favorite drinking haunts in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
In a rare work of fiction that attempts to give us a sense of what it was like to be a German woman during World War II, David Gillham offers us a heroine who accepts the moral challenge of being asked to ‘come with me, and I’ll show you what you’ll soon regret seeing’.
Tel Aviv has the highest concentration of Bauhaus buildings in the world, and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
A divinely-inspired dance party can break out in the street at any time; just keep an eye out for a van full of ultra-Orthodox men.
Stay on the right side of the law by ensuring you use a hands-free device when making calls on the go.
Basic painkillers and medicines can't be had at most grocery stores, only at pharmacies and some supermarkets.
If you're in Israel during the cold-weather months, be sure to taste what some consider to be Israel's national treat.
There's no reason for a tourist to feel unsafe in Jerusalem's Old City, but take some easy precautions to avoid unpleasant encounters with the Artful Dodger.