Jaffa (Hebrew: יָפוֹ; Arabic: يَافَا‎), also called Japho or Joppa, is the southern, oldest part of Tel Aviv-Jaffa, an ancient port city in Israel. Jaffa is famous for its association with the Biblical stories of Jonah, Solomon, and St. Peter, as well as the Ancient Greek mythological story of Andromeda and Perseus.

Jaffa in "Next Year in Jerusalem"Edit

The murders committed by Yakov's Second Irgun cell inspired Jewish rioting in Jaffa, but not enough to achieve the Irgun's goal of a general uprising across Palestine, that would restore the State of Israel.[1]


  1. Imaginings, p. 20.