An old Jaffa (Joppa) street in the land of Israel. "But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. So he paid the fare and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish.." (Jonah 1:3)
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.