Tel Aviv-Jaffa

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Tel A·viv-Ya·fo

 (tĕl′ ə-vēv′yä′fō, ä-vēv′-) or Tel A·viv-Jaf·fa (-jăf′ə, -yä′fə)
A city of west-central Israel on the Mediterranean Sea west-northwest of Jerusalem. Tel Aviv was founded in 1909 by settlers from the ancient city of Jaffa. The communities merged in 1950.
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Noun1.Tel Aviv-Jaffa - the largest city and financial center of IsraelTel Aviv-Jaffa - the largest city and financial center of Israel; located in western Israel on the Mediterranean
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
Jaffa, Joppa, Yafo - a port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950
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Investments, the Company has submitted to the Tel Aviv-Jaffa District Court, a petition pursuant to Section 350 of the Israeli Companies Law requesting the court to issue an order to convene meetings of the Company's creditors and shareholders.
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Fifty years since its inception, the brand--still based in the same municipality, in its Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers-designed headquarters--celebrates an impressively vast portfolio of indoor and outdoor furniture that includes collaborations with designers such as Gaetano Pesce (see page 36), Antonio Citterio, Patricia Urquiola, and Naoto Fukasawa; 45 monobrand stores around the world; and its contract division, whose recent projects span the Mandarin Oriental in Milan to the soon-to-open, John Pawson-designed W Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
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Tel Aviv Open House Tel Aviv-Jaffa (May 20 to 21) offers travelers the opportunity to explore historically significant residences, buildings and landmarks throughout the city.
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