Tel Aviv-Jaffa

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Tel A·viv-Ya·fo

 (tĕl′ ə-vēv′yä′fō, ä-vēv′-) or Tel A·viv-Jaf·fa (-jăf′ə, -yä′fə)
A city of west-central Israel on the Mediterranean Sea west-northwest of Jerusalem. Tel Aviv was founded in 1909 by settlers from the ancient city of Jaffa. The communities merged in 1950.
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Noun1.Tel Aviv-Jaffa - the largest city and financial center of IsraelTel Aviv-Jaffa - the largest city and financial center of Israel; located in western Israel on the Mediterranean
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
Jaffa, Joppa, Yafo - a port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950
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But as the assailant fled he dropped the knife and his bag with his identity card inside, identifying him as living in the Tel Aviv-Jaffa area.
Of course, while Tel Aviv-Jaffa is a far cry from the severe warnings the FCO issue against all travel to places such as the West Bank, Gaza, or the Golan Heights, it would be foolish to pretend that the city is free of tensions, or that violence in this region is restricted to those more provocative parts of the country.
The final day is spent in Haifa to visit the Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel, before a final short city tour of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
Hasan Beik mosque, which is located in the Tel Aviv-Jaffa hotel area, was repeatedly targeted by Jewish extremists who attacked and attempted to arson the holy site.
Tel Aviv Open House Tel Aviv-Jaffa (May 20 to 21) offers travelers the opportunity to explore historically significant residences, buildings and landmarks throughout the city.
The daily explained that the Israeli police refused at the beginning to grant license to Jewish right-wing activists for planning a march on Wednesday especially after Ron Huldai, Mayor of Tel Aviv-Jaffa, said the protest was "provocative" and aimed at "destroying the social fabric between Jewish and Arab citizens in Tel Aviv and Jaffa".
Jaffa -- PNN - The right-wing Israeli group Jews for a Jewish Bat Yam will rally on Monday evening in the city of Bat Yam, a southern suburb of Tel Aviv-Jaffa, against what it perceives as a "grave phenomenon:" Jewish girls dating Arabs.
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Other incidents took place in the Tel Aviv-Jaffa area and there is growing fear of bloody clashes in the divided city of Lydda or Lod.
On 14 August 2003, the Supreme Court of Israel denied the request of Attorney General Elyakim Rubenstein and the Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Lod, Ramie and Natseret Illit municipalities for a second hearing on a case involving the use of the Arabic language on all traffic, warning and other informational signs in these mixed Arab-Jewish cities.
Located between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv-Jaffa, the village is home to Jews and Palestinians who run the village together.