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Jerusalem and Tel Aviv: In Which I Don't Talk About Food

Amos Oz describes the two great cities of his country as worlds apart. “In Jerusalem,” he writes “people always walked rather like mourners at a funeral, or latecomers at a concert… But Tel Aviv! The whole city was one big grasshopper. The people leaped by, and so did the houses the streets, the squares, the sea breeze, the sand, the avenues, and even the clouds in the sky.”