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Heard It Through the Israeli Grapevine

The King David Wine Bar opened newishly, carved from a lobby renovation at Jerusalem’s iconic King David Hotel.

You’ll find more than 85 wines, all Israeli and kosher, including 14 by the glass.

And Bar a Vin in Tel Aviv, a recent addition to the white-hot scene there, showcases 38 wines from around the world, along with a straight-up bistro menu — think crêpes Suzette, sirloin steak and calamari salad.

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Michael Kaminer is a contributing editor at the Forward. Contact him at [email protected]


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