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Is Tel Aviv Good Enough?

By Batya Medad
4/23/2008, 12:00 AM

 

Is Tel Aviv good enough to be counted as doing the mitzvah?

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Are you doing the mitzvah of yishuv haAretz if you can see a view like this?

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Honestly, do you have to be on a historic street in Jerusalem?

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Does an modern shopping center mean you're not a pioneer?

From the Kosher Aroma, the Hadassah Ein Kerem Mall

Must you shop on an old "main street?"

T'fillin on Ben Yehuda

If you don't have a view like this, does it count as aliyah?

view of Eli from Shiloh

IMHO, I'm nobody's rabbi, of course, but as small as our HolyLand is, there's plenty of variety for all.  Pick your spot, and live here in good health!

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Chag Sameach and Shabbat Shalom!