BBC Lays The Love On Tel Aviv, Calls Jerusalem Israel’s “Capital”

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

Nope, just a pig.

tel avivThe Mediterranean coastal city is hot right now, and not just for its nearly year-round summer temperatures, which can reach 40 degrees Celsius. In the last few years, Tel Aviv has been ranked the best smart city by the Smart City Expo World Congress, one of the best beach cities in the world byNational Geographic, the best gay travel destination by gaycities.com and an outstanding culinary destination by Saveur Magazine.

While Jerusalem is Israel’s holiest city and capital, Tel Aviv is its defacto economic capital. Easily reached via the Ben Gurion international airport, Tel Aviv is also home to Tel Aviv University — one of Israel’s largest — the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, foreign embassies and one of the highest start-up densities in the world, according to Compass’s 2015 Startup Ecosystem Ranking.

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