The inside story

Nicole and Jeff Gafni are displaying the home they renovated themselves in a 115-year-old building in Musrara as part of the Houses From Within event.

November 3, 2011 15:28
As one would expect of an old building, the ceilin

Gafni Home 521. (photo credit: Courtesy)


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As it does each year, this week’s Houses From Within event, which takes place all over the capital today and tomorrow, offers Jerusalemites and out-of-towners a rare opportunity to get a glimpse of some of the city’s finer public buildings and domestic residences.

Nicole and Jeff Gafni have been living in their rambling home at 24 Heleni Hamalka Street in Musrara for around 30 years. The front yard is a delightful hodgepodge of plants of every shape and hue, old flagstones, trees, bushes and an assortment of utensils of yesteryear, not to mention some ceramic works of art by Nicole hanging on the front wall.


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