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60 Minutes puts spotlight on 'apathetic Tel Aviv bubble'

Profile sheds positive light on coastal city as Island of liberalism in harsh militant Middle East, yet there would also seem to be a great deal of criticism over city's apathy to difficult reality surrounding it -
Tel Avivians are described as people who "have learned how not to worry about tomorrow. For them, the only time is now."

US network CBS' prestigious and most watched TV news magazine show 60 Minutes chose to focus on none other than Tel Aviv on Monday, or more specifically, a profile of 'the Tel Aviv bubble' as it describes it.

The online version of the item became an instant viral hit among Israeli web surfers - with over 3,000 shares on Facebook. The profile sheds a positive light on Tel Aviv as an Island of liberalism in the harsh militant Middle East, yet there would also seem to be a great deal of criticism over the city's apathy to the difficult reality around it.

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Added: May-26-2012 Occurred On: May-26-2012
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