Hula hoops: Tel Aviv’s answer to Hamas

Hula-hooping is the hottest new dance and fitness craze to hit Tel Aviv’s public squares and beaches, and even missiles didn’t stop the action.

Hula hoops on Tel Aviv beach. Photo by Flash90.

Hula hoops on Tel Aviv beach. Photo by Flash90.

 

The 1950s hula-hoop fad is now the hippest fitness workout around, but for the women of Tel Aviv in the summer of 2014, it was also a way of showing Hamas that rocket fire from Gaza was not going to win out over living, loving and dancing in Israel’s capital of fun.
Music by Shlomi Levi and Suiss

 

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