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The Aichigan Daily-Saturday,

Page 10-Saturday, April 19, 1980-The Michigan Daily


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- By Doug Feltner
On the northwestern shore of Lake
Ontario lies the modern metropolis of
Toronto, a skyscraper and restaurant-
filled jungle, teeming with activity.
Toronto has something for everyone
and facilities to cater to the mildest
bookworm to the wildest reveler.,
For those who feel homesick for an
educational institution during the long
summer holiday, the Ontario Science
Centre and the Art Gallery of Toronto
may serve to quell the longing.
THE SCIENCE center is a vast com-
plex, and most of the exhibits allow for
tourist participation.
Two sights not to miss are the CN
Douglas Feltner claims he often
discos with Margaret Trudeau. He is
a Daily general assignment reporter.

tower and Casa Lomo. The CN tower is
the tallest free-standing structure in the
world. The view from the top is fan-
tastic. The tower features a revolving
restaurant and, for fancy people, the
f world's "highest" disco. Be prepared
for a steep fee.
Casa Loma is a gaudy chateau-type
castle located majestically on a high
hill. A drive around the structure is well
worth the time, but don't bother going
inside-it costs money.
THE NIGHTLIFE IN Toronto isn't
overrated and features a number of
wild bars and pick up spots, some great
topless joints on Yonge Street, and a
massive cinema complex that features
18 separate theaters.
Great restaurants line the streets and
provide limitless culinary adventure.
Frank Vetre's on Carlton Street is
highly recommended for beer and piz-
Shopping is one of the more colorful

Toronto activities. The Eaton Center on
Yonge Street is a huge mall with
clothing, record, food and drink shops.
A massive market and excellent liquol'
store are found in the Center's
One of the most pleasant things about
Toronto is its cleanliness-those who
visit from Detroit or New York may
have trouble believing just how little
dirt litters the city.
The tidy armosphere extends even to.
the public transportation system, which
is itself one of the most efficient mass
transit systems in the world.
A final warning: Toronto becomes
less and less appealing as winter ap-
proaches. The overall "hum" of the city
seems to die down to a "dilute drone.'.
Be forewarned, however, that the
drinking age in Canada is 18, allied with
a 10 p.m. deadline for over-the-counter
alcohol sales.

Ancient traditions
contrast with modern
society in Israel
By Bonnie Duran

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Old- and new worlds
contrast in Israel

Israel. A country
revered by Jews,(
Moslems alike. The la
Isaac, and Jacob. T
Jesus. The country wi
was said to have ascen
Aside from its histo
roots, the "land of milk
modern country bese
common to any indus
Since attaining indep
Israel has engaged in
neighboring countries
flation, crime, and bu
regular basis.
ISRAEL IS A juxtap
new, evidenced in
Jerusalem, an area
many as the mosti
awesome part of the co
The Old City, the in
Jerusalem where the J
biblical, times, is wh
Wall stands. The W
remaining portion of I
ple destroyed by the R
is perhaps the most f
shrine for Jews in the w
Hundreds of people th
each day to pray. Many
Besides Israel, staf
Juran 's favorite cul
King's Island Amus
her home town of Cin,

inhabited and to God on scraps of paper and place
Christians, and them in the cracks in the Wall.
and of Abraham, Thousands of young boys travel to the
he birthplace of Wall from all over the world each year
here Muhammad for their bar mitzvahs, the symbolic en-
ded to heaven. tering into manhood at age 13.
ric and religious THE DOME of the Rock, also located
k and honey" is a in the Old City, is a magnificent struc-
t with problems ture built on the spot where tradition
strialized nation. says Abraham offered to sacrifice his
endence in 1948, son Isaac to God, and also where
n five wars with Muhhamad was said to have ascended
and battles in- to heaven.
ureaucracy on a Travelers can walk the stations of the
cross along the path Jesus followed.
osition of old and People today still carry crosses through
the city of the streets on the famous route.
considered by In direct contrast to these historic
impressive and sites is the New City, the area outside
untry. the walls surrounding the older part. A
nermost part of complex and efficiently-run bus system
ews lived during connects all areas of Jerusalem.
ere the Wailing Newly-developed neighborhoods with
all, the largest high-rise apartments also are located in
the Second Tem- the New City.
omans in 70 A.D.,- THOSE WHO imagine Israel as an
famous religious ancient country will be surprised to see
iorld. cosmopolitan cities, such as Tel Aviv,
hrong to the Wall where ladies' boutiques and sidewalk
y write messages cafes line the downtown streets.
_-- -Fallafil stands, which serve a chickpea
f writer Bonnie and vegetable delicacy, are as popular
tural mecca is as the American hot dog vendor.
ement Park in Young people from around the world

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interested in experiencing some of the
country's culture opt to live on kibbut-
zim. The self-contained, communal
living area houses a few hundred people
to close to one thousand.
The kibbutz system is based on the
ideology of equality, and all members
are expected to share the work load.
Visitors who stay at the cooperatives
(referred to as volunteers) help the
regular members pick fruits and
vegetables in the fields, milk cows,
cook meals, or do factory work.

Wailing Wall in the Old City, Jerusa

Bicycling, movies, and swimming
serve as entertainment for kibbutz
members who, for the most part, stay
within the confines of the kibbutz
Most Israelis are intensely proud of
their land and willing to help "lost
Americans" thoroughly see the
beautiful country.
"The land of milk and honey" is the
perfect place to capture the past
without leaving the present-a time
machine of enchantment.

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