The apartments in these projects are being purchased by the wealthiest Israelis, in addition to non-Israeli residents, as they leave their lavish homes in the suburbs (Savion, Kfar Shmaryahu, Herzliyya
Pituah, and the like) for the luxury towers in the city; and since these are the very wealthiest, these extravagantly expensive city apartments are in addition to their other lavish homes.
For text, see "Sharon Outlines Disengagement Plan from Palestinians in Herzliyya
Speech," Parts 1 and 2, Voice of Israel, December 18, 2003, Open Source Center Documents GMP20031218000215 and GMP200312180002167.
Senior Israeli and Palestinian security officials met Saturday night in Herzliyya
, north of Tel Aviv, aiming to bring the deteriorating situation in the region under control, related sources said.
Lahad now sips latte in the cafes of Herzliyya
, and former SLA militiamen have been recruited to the Israeli border police to assist in the suppression of the Palestinian uprising.
Most striking, a row of corporate pillboxes has spread along the coastal road north of Tel Aviv around Herzliyya
, named for the founder of Zionism, Theodor Herzl.