From Celebration to Serenity Inside The Jaffa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tel Aviv

Perched at the pinnacle of hospitality, a property with views of Jaffa's historic port

In the Old City of Jaffa, which is, seemingly to the contrary, a vibrant and youthful neighborhood in Tel Aviv, The Jaffa rises atop a hill, offering uninterrupted views of the nearby Mediterranean. Few properties worldwide blend such diverse influences. 120 rooms and suites (and 32 luxury residences) populate the complex and its two main buildings, one new build and one renovated 19th century Neo-Renaissance …

Exploring Tel Aviv’s Vibrant Art Scene with The Cultivist

From studio visits to curator-led tours of the Israeli city's exemplary institutions

In South Tel Aviv, the studio of Israeli painter Tsibi Geva stretches far beyond expectation. Several floors up, in an industrial block now occupied by galleries and fellow artists, it includes sprawling rooms, neatly arranged nooks and thousands of supplies. Geva—who represented Israel during the 2015 Venice Biennale—warmly greets us along with members of the global arts-oriented membership club The Cultivist, who we joined for …

Ron Arad’s “Upside-Down” ToHa Tower

Ron Arad’s new 29-story ToHa Tower in Tel Aviv widens as it rises from two separate ground-level starting points. A resulting X pattern forms, though connected at the top. For the 200,000-square-meter building’s mesmerizing cladding, Arad used 300,000 square feet of Dekton by Cosentino in 10,000 custom shapes. Further, the windows for the office floors feature glare-preventing glass. Read more about the “upside down” building at …