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The Market House Hotel
Market House Hotel: A jewel of Jaffa

The Market House only reopened to guests on May 28, after a period of closure due to coronavirus restrictions, but hopes to make up for lost time.

Jaffa
An evening in Jaffa

We are living in tough times, but we have to venture out, while taking the proper precautions.

02/07/2020
Israel Police close off a Muslim cemetery in Jaffa to protesters, June 17, 2020
Controversial construction halted at Islamic cemetery in Jaffa

Despite the decision, clashes continued between Jaffa residents and Israel Police.

A general view of Jaffa Clock Tower, in Jaffa, Israel
20-year-old killed in Tel Aviv-Jaffa shooting

"[They] only search for drugs. Search for the killers!"

US Embassy releases warning to stay clear of Jaffa as unrest continues

The riots began because of the city's plan to build the Center for the Homeless on a site that was an old Muslim cemetery.

Jaffa ablaze: Explosive thrown at a municipal building, truck set on fire

Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai said that “the police were aware that this could happen and did not prepare.”

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV , JERUSALEM POST STAFF
13/06/2020
Third night of protests in Jaffa over killing of Iyad al-Hallak

Demonstrators also gathered to express their anger over the removal of an ancient cemetery in the predominately Arab-Israeli city.

Tel Aviv to convert 11 city center streets into pedestrian zones

"In the past year, we have converted Levinsky Street into a pedestrian zone and shut Sheinkin Street to traffic on Fridays, and the public has voted with their feet - in both senses of the phrase."

18/05/2020
Jaffa riots continue for a second day, rocks thrown towards firefighters

A number of young people in Jaffa, including minors, set fire to dumpsters and threw rocks and bricks toward the road, later throwing rocks at a fire truck which arrived on the scene.

Eti More: Optimistic artist and sculptor exhibits in Jaffa

“My condition for agreeing to eat was a pencil in my hand and paper to draw on, or else books with lots of colorful pictures. I always knew that this is my destiny, I never thought of anything else."

By SHULA KOPF
06/04/2020
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