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Tel Aviv: Israel's Cultural and Financial Capital

Tel Aviv–the bustling, fun, hip, international city. How did it go from piles of sand to the city we know today? From its Scottish urban planner to the origins of its name, there’s more history to Tel Aviv than meets the eye. The city, which transformed from a small town in the 1930s, emulated European cities while fitting its Middle Eastern landscape. Today, it is a hub of technology, culture, diversity and, of course, beach-lovers.

Watch this video and use these prompts to learn about Israel’s beloved city, Tel Aviv.