Eilat: Resort mecca or a city imploding?
It may look pretty but inside, there's rot. Its mayor dreams of doubling its size, but this remote desert town's residents may not be there to see it.
It is 4:30 in the morning in Tel Aviv's small domestic airport Sde Dov and already there's a line of Israelis waiting for the airport to open its gates. Dozens of people mill, mostly families with small children, mostly lower-middle class. They are waiting to board a small Arkia plane that will take them to Eilat, Israel's preeminent resort town, and to a coveted and frankly much-needed vacation in the sea and...
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