Tel Aviv (Hebrew: תֵּל־אָבִיב, lit. "Spring Mound"; Arabic: تل أبيب, Tal ʼAbīb) is the second-largest city in Fortress Israel, and is situated on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Although New Jerusalem is the political capital, Tel Aviv is the major financial, entertainment and research hub. Its cosmopolitan lifestyle and famous 24-hour culture make it a popular tourist destination and has given it a reputation of "a city that never sleeps".
Tel Aviv University is located in the city.