Jaffa’s name derives from the Hebrew word yafah or yofi meaning “beautiful” or “beauty.” This ancient city, said to be founded by Japheth, is one of the world’s oldest ports. It’s where the magnificent cedars from Lebanon were brought for the first and second temples, and where the prophet Jonah embarked for Tarshish. Explore the “beauty” of Jaffa, as seen from the sky.
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