In gritty south Tel Aviv, the tension is still palpable between African migrants and working-class Israelis.
Tel Aviv — Days after Israeli rioters spread through the alleyways of the Hatikvah neighborhood targeting African migrants, the streets of the blue-collar south Tel Aviv district have calmed. But the tension is still palpable.
Israel’s cultural capital is putting artists front and center in 2012.
Tel Aviv — In the past few years, Tel Aviv has been dubbed a top travel destination for everyone from beach lovers to gays and lesbians, but until relatively recently few overseas tourists traveled to the city specifically to take in its contemporary art scene.
It’s been more than a week since Holocaust Remembrance Day, but I still have not heard a rational explanation of why students attending a play shouted encouragement during scenes depicting Jews being beaten and killed by Nazis.
“Hit him harder,” one student cried out as a kapo beat a Jew.
“Well done,” shouted another.
Others cheered and applauded the work of the Nazis.
This took place not in the United States or Europe but in the Cameri Theater in Tel Aviv before an audience of hundreds of Jewish high school students!!!
The Tel Aviv City Council approved a resolution to allow public transportation to run on Shabbat.
The measure was approved Monday evening by a vote of 13-7.
The Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality must now seek a permit from the Israeli Transportation Ministry, but the ministry said in a statement, “There is a decades-old status quo regarding operation of public transportation on Shabbat, and the Transportation Ministry does not intend to violate it.”
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- The Tel Aviv City Council approved a resolution to allow public transportation to run on Shabbat.
The measure was approved Monday evening by a vote of 13-7
The Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality must now seek a permit from the Transportation Ministry. If the ministry rejects the request, the resolution provides for the creation of an independent transportation service.
Computer hackers disabled the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and El Al websites.
The attacks on Monday morning come after hackers over the last two weeks have released online the credit card details of thousands of Israelis and a day after Hamas called on hackers to attack Israeli sites.
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's website recovered some operations by mid-Monday morning. Trading was not affected. The bourse's website and trading system are not connected. El Al's website was working by the afternoon.