Tag: Jaffa

Old Jaffa and Caesarea Christian Sites

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Old Jaffa and Caesarea Christian Sites

Old Jaffa and Caesarea The old city of Jaffa (Yafo, Jaffo) has a Biblical history beginning with King Solomon who received cedar wood from Hiram in Tyre to build the First Temple in Jerusalem. The prophet Jonah (Yonah), commanded by G-d to go to Nineveh to demand it repent, tried to run away, sailing from […]

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Bat Yam

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bat Yam

Bat Yam Israel Bat Yam, a beach town in central Israel on the Mediterranean coast, is known for its beautiful seashore, beaches and promenade. Bat Yam is bordered on the north by Jaffa/Tel Aviv, on the south by Rishon Lezion, and on the east by Holon. Bat Yam in Hebrew means the “daughter of the […]

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Bat Yam Beaches

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bat Yam Beaches

Bat Yam: Nine Beaches to Explore Bat Yam has 3.5 meters of beautiful coastline and beachfront stretching from Jaffa in the north to Rishon Lezion in the south. Bat Yam boasts nine beaches which are really nine different entrances to this one long coastline. In fact, you can walk from one beach to another. Tourists and people from all over […]

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Neve Tzedek Tel Aviv

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Neve Tzedek Tel Aviv

Neve Tzedek Neve Tzedek is Tel Aviv’s first neighborhood, predating the city itself.  Neve Tzedek was the first area built outside Jaffa in 1887, long before Tel Aviv was even conceived. Two men are credited with the founding of Neve Tzedek. Shimon Rokach, a public servant whose father was given the right (by the Turks) to […]

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What to Do in Tel Aviv

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
What to Do in Tel Aviv

Five Family Fun Activities in Tel Aviv Not sure what to do in Tel Aviv? Here are some great ideas for Tel Aviv activities for the whole family. 1. Tel Aviv Gardens Tel Aviv may be known as the white city, but there is plenty of green grass and shady trees to enjoy in Tel Aviv gardens, including taking […]

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Tel Aviv Neighborhoods

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tel Aviv Neighborhoods

Little Known Tel Aviv Neighborhood The Ajami neighborhood of South Jaffa is not a typical tourist site, but it aims to be a haven of peace and of cultural coexistence between Jews and Arabs, home to both a Jewish Arab Community Center and the Peres Center for Peace. This was not always the case. Although for centuries […]

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Shabbat in Tel Aviv

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Shabbat in Tel Aviv

Spending Shabbat in Tel Aviv Tel Aviv is known as a secular city, especially when compared to Jerusalem. Nevertheless, if you are planning a Shabbat during your stay, it’s worth knowing a few things to help you enjoy your Shabbat in Tel Aviv. Friday is a very busy and crowded day at the beach, restaurants and […]

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Fun Things to Do in Tel Aviv

| July 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Fun Things to Do in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Things to Do There are plenty of things to do in Tel Aviv! If you’re in the mood for some fun, consider the following: 1. Segway Tour The Segway, a two-wheeled self-balancing vehicle that moves in response to the riders’ movement, is the latest  and very popular form of transport for getting around […]

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Jaffa Tel Aviv

| July 24, 2012 | 1 Comment
Jaffa Tel Aviv

Old Jaffa Old Jaffa is the exact opposite of its modern, bustling sister-city Tel Aviv, with its white buildings reflecting the sun’s glare and its straight symmetrical streets. Old Jaffa, one of the world’s oldest cities, is a delightful collection of narrow jumbled alleyways and paths, stairways that come out of nowhere, beautiful shady courtyards, and stairs […]

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Museums in Tel Aviv

| July 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Museums in Tel Aviv

Things to Do in Tel Aviv If you’re looking for what to do in Tel Aviv, check out the many Tel Aviv museums, including the following four. 1. Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Museum This museum houses a fascinating collection of weapons, tanks, and armored vehicles used during the War of Independence, as well as old VIP cars used by […]

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