Think of downtown Tel Aviv as a cat's cradle of boulevards and side streets leading to all of the city's great sights. These few square miles are the heart and soul of the city. Swirling around you might be surfers heading up from the beach, film crews shooting commercials, and couples walking their dogs along leafy boulevards. At Hayarkon Park, a welcome swath of green on the Yarkon River, families picnic not far from joggers and bikers on well-paved paths.
When there was every reason in the world to stay away and see the ruins, one woman traveled to Greece to get to work.More