“State Circle” is this huge circle in north Tel Aviv (now referred to as “central Tel Aviv” which geographically makes no sense, but history is not written by geographers), which is part of the high rent district and where glitzy shops come to offer their wares. During the day it looks like this:
At night, at least last Thursday, it was all about shopping in those glitzy fashion temples at bargain prices. If you know Israelis, they love bargain prices (unlike the rest of humanity). You see, some of the high end stores have moved to the trendy Ramat Aviv Mall, which is really up north, near the Hertzliya border, and so the unlucky ones (which includes Dior, Pandora, Jack Kuba and la Perla, to name a few that I copied off the promotional material) must now contend with second best and offer stuff cheap. That’s it, I believe I covered it. Here are images of Israelis on a Thursday night, images by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90:
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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