Tel Aviv may soon have a nudist beach for bathers who like to bare it all. Tel Aviv Mayor Ronni Milo said he would not raise any objections to the idea.
“We have had a special beach for religious people,” with separate sections for men and women, he told the Israeli daily Ma’ariv. “There is no reason not to have a nudist beach.”
Nude bathing “does not arouse the curiosity or special attention it once did,” he added.
A first step toward bathing au natural has already been taken with the recent suspension of a municipal code that bars topless bathing.
An Army Radio opinion poll found that 55 percent of the men and women surveyed approved of topless bathing.