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“My hands are cold, but my heart is warm,” a tanned young Israeli girl coos to me in broken Russian at a Tel Aviv nightclub as we nod along to an... Read More

"What were they thinking?"That’s what Paco Underhill, author of the books Why We Buy and Call of the Mall, says he wondered when friends presented him... Read More

The setting sun cast golden light on the ancient city walls behind Jerusalem’s King David Hotel, where I sat having drinks with an Israeli friend. The... Read More

sydney's new modernismChintz is one thing, but Sydney has long lacked a groovy, posing-in-the-lobby hotel. The Kirketon, in edgy Darlinghurst, fills the... Read More

At sunset in Tel Aviv, the neon signs atop the high-rises on Dizengoff, Hayarkon, and the other main thoroughfares begin to flash the familiar litany of... Read More

CAIRO Khan el-Khalili To my mind, the word exotic was invented for the Middle East and its grand bazaars, consummate merchants, and sensuous honeyed... Read More

See our T+L Design Awards 2009 slideshow.Meet the JuryArchitect Adam D. Tihany founded New York City–based Tihany Design in 1978. His multidisciplinary... Read More

I never wanted to go to Israel when I was young. Growing up in an assimilated New York Jewish family, I had a horror of kibbutzim. Let them dance the... Read More

Rising from sand dunes at the water's edge, Tel Aviv presented a defiantly futuristic image to tens of thousands of émigrés who arrived during the first... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Do-It-Yourself Digs.Hands dirty, his shovel blade in the soft earth of Chile’s Atacama Desert, Carl Schweser dug in, brushed... Read More

Construction is nearly complete on Jerusalem's Moshe Safdie-designed addition to the Holocaust History Museum. The next big build for the city: the... Read More

The neighborhood of Gan HaHashmal takes its name from Israel’s first "electric park," which opened in Tel Aviv in the early twenties. Surrounded by... Read More

With Delta’s new nonstop service from New York, Tel Aviv is more accessible than ever. And stylish hotels, restaurants, and shops are helping put the... Read More

I first visited Jerusalem in 1961, when I was 11 years old. Back then it was a mere shadow of what it has become — a half-city reached through a cul-de... Read More

Bring Tel Aviv's iconic architectural center home with miniature Bauhaus buildings by Israel's Stella Design (available at the Bauhaus Center, 99... Read More

The Heathman HotelPortland, OregonBy Gary ShteyngartHolly Golightly believed that nothing bad could happen to you at Tiffany’s, but allow me to... Read More

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