Old Jaffa, Israel. Over the years, Old Jaffa has been a fitting starting off point for our tours as we arrive at Ben Gurion Airport and stay close by in Tel Aviv our first night. So surreal to walk these stones under the starts and streetlights and imagine you have traveled back in time.
Jaffa, Israel Jaffa (English pronunciation: /ˈdʒæfə/, /ˈdʒɑːfə/); Hebrew: יָפוֹ, About this sound Yāfō (help·info); Arabic: يَافَا; also called Japho is the southern, oldest part of Tel Aviv-Jaffa (since 1950), an ancient port city in Israel. Jaffa is famous for its association with the biblical stories of Solomon, Jonah, and Saint Peter.