This was the home of Haim Nachman Bialik from 1925 to 1933. Bialik, a giant in Israeli literature, was among the first modern poets to write in Hebrew. Except for a short English brochure, there are no English explanations of the manuscripts, books, and literary artifacts displayed here, but the house (beautifully restored in 2010) is fascinating for its 1920s Tel Aviv architecture, furnishings, and feel for a cultured European world freshly transferred to the Middle East. The house is also adorned with paintings by Jewish artists from the era of British Mandate Palestine. A stop here can be combined with a visit to the nearby Rubin Museum, home of the artist Reuven Rubin.
- Frommer's Staff