Something I forgot to ask when I wrote this whole thing:
Am I the first oleh in recorded history to make aliyah to Tel Aviv and then move to Jerusalem? I know someone who did Jerusalem-Tel Aviv-back to Jerusalem (not the guy from Hadag Nachash.) I know someone who moved to TA, got married, and moved to Jerusalem. No asterisks, no exceptional reasons, just a single person actually choosing to leave Tel Aviv to try living in J-town. Has an American ever done this? Somebody get Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Guinness Book of World Records on the phone.
but it is kind of a rare thing, don’t you think?