How Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda Market Reflects Israel’s Transformation – an Article at Israel Knowledge@Wharton

How Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda Market Reflects Israel’s Transformation – an Article at Israel Knowledge@Wharton

Spread over several parallel streets and connecting alleyways, the Mahane Yehuda market may be the only place in which to see, meet, hear and taste the unbelievably broad spectrum of humanity that lives in or visits Jerusalem. By the same token, the market — which U.S. President Barack Obama visited this month during his trip to Israel — is the best place to come to grips with what makes Israelis and Jerusalemites of all stripes tick and to get a deeper understanding of the forces at work in Israeli society.

(This article was published at Israel Knowledge@Wharton, on 26.3.13)

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