Although founded in 1909 as a small settlement on the sand dunes North of Jaffa, Tel Aviv was envisaged as a future city from the start.Its founders hoped that in contrast to what they perceived as the squalid and unsanitary conditions of neighbouring Arab towns, Tel Aviv was to be a clean and modern city, inspired by the European cities of Warsaw and Odessa.Silicon Wadi is another name for Gush Dan, in comparison to Silicon Valley in the U. Tel Aviv and Jaffa were later merged into a single municipality in 1950, two years after the establishment of the State of Israel.Tel Aviv's White City, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003, comprises the world's largest concentration of International Style buildings (Bauhaus and other related modernist architectural styles).busy streets, full restaurants, cafes open until 2 a.m., singing, music, and dancing.With increasing Jewish immigration during the British administration, friction between Arabs and Jews in Palestine increased.
The members' names were written on the white shells and the plot numbers on the grey shells.A boy drew names from one box of shells and a girl drew plot numbers from the second box.A photographer, Avraham Soskin, documented the event.Tel Aviv is the Hebrew title of Theodor Herzl's Altneuland ("Old New Land"), translated from German by Nahum Sokolow.Sokolow had adopted the name of a Mesopotamian site near the city of Babylon mentioned in Ezekiel: "Then I came to them of the captivity at Tel Aviv, that lived by the river Chebar, and to where they lived; and I sat there overwhelmed among them seven days." The name was chosen in 1910 from several suggestions, including "Herzliya".This gathering is considered the official date of the establishment of Tel Aviv.The lottery was organised by Akiva Aryeh Weiss, president of the building society.A report published in The New York Times by United States Consul Garrels in Alexandria, Egypt described the Jaffa deportation of early April 1917.The orders of evacuation were aimed chiefly at the Jewish population.) is the second most populous city in Israel (after Jerusalem) and the most populous city in the conurbation of Gush Dan, Israel's largest metropolitan area.Located on the country's Mediterranean coastline and with a population of 438,818, it is the financial and technological center of the country. Tel Aviv is governed by the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, headed by Ron Huldai, and is home to many foreign embassies.