Tourist Tip #215 The First Kiosk on Rothschild Boulevard

Controversy raged over whether or not to allow any businesses on the Tel Aviv boulevard named for a banker.

Tel Aviv's Rothschild Boulevard may now be lined with restaurants and cafes but when the street was first established, around 1909, just as the settlement of Ahuzat Bayit became the city of Tel Aviv, the idea of a commercial presence was hotly debated among residents.