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The birthplace of one of Judaism's most classic precepts—keeping kosher—is visible from almost anywhere in the city.

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House of Simon the Tanner

A legendary rooftop.

The House of Simon the Tanner has Tel Aviv's most famous rooftop, thanks to, as per the Bible, St. Paul's vision of pure and impure animals. This gave rise to one of Judaism's more important precepts, the kosher diet. It's interesting and a historic fact that in this connection the holy books speak not of invented spots but in detail of specific places such as this. In addition, this rooftop is recognisable by an important lighthouse which guided ships in during the late 19th century. The site was at one time also a mosque. Now it's very easy to find; just get to Jaffa and look for the red-and-white building.



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