There Goes the Neighborhood? The Ugly Side of Gentrification in Israel

At the edges of the big cities, older neighborhoods are changing as well-off professionals move in and raise housing prices. But do older residents always have to lose out and move out?

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Before and after: Two houses on a street in Jaffa, where house prices have soared in the past decade.
Before and after: Two houses on a street in Jaffa, where house prices have soared in the past decade.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
Nimrod Bousso
Nimrod Bousso
The Katamonim neighborhood in Jerusalem.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
The Neveh Amal neighborhood in Herzliya.Credit: Eyal Toueg
The Kiryat Shalom neighborhood in south Tel Aviv. On the up.Credit: Assaf Evron
The Kfar Shalem neighborhood in Tel Aviv.Credit: David Bachar

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