Jaffa

Threatened photographs are window on historic Palestine

A newly-digitized collection of images reveals long-lost details of daily life in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

“We don’t Dig apartheid!” Israeli activists disrupt NBC shoot in Jaffa - video

Activists protesting Israel-subsidized NBC show “whitewashing apartheid” are greeted with racist slogans.

Our heritage

The National Christian Orthodox School Band, Jaffa, 1938.

In new book, Palestinians, Israeli Jews reflect on history of ethnic cleansing

Rosemarie M. Esber
17 January 2014

The fundamental premise of Zionism is “the understanding, rooted in a traumatic past, of Jews as ongoing victims of outside aggression,” says a new book.

Israel to destroy another Haifa neighborhood, evict Palestinian residents

Patrick O. Strickland
Haifa
16 January 2014

Locals say that their history is being erased.

Late artist inspires new film on Palestinian children's dreams

Sarah Irving
6 November 2013
Man sits on chair overlooking city at sunset

Hassan Hourani left behind a book of children’s stories when he drowned ten years ago.

Israel's Likud hopes to complete the ethnic cleansing of Jaffa

The local branch of Israel’s ruling Likud party in Jaffa hopes to finish the job started by the Haganah, Irgun and other terrorist groups in 1948 – albeit by “democratic” means.

Israel's racists step up attacks on Palestinian citizens

David Sheen
24 June 2013
Men stand near wall sprayed-painted with graffiti

Spray-painted hate messages betray motivation behind attacks.

Iraqi artist offers nostalgic view of Jaffa

Palestinians flying kites at Jaffa in the 1930s
London show by Nedim Kufi includes historical images of 1930s Palestinian city.

We were sleeping when Israel attacked: Gaza remembers June 1967

Rami Almeghari
7 June 2013
Youths holding Palestinian flags stand in front of Israel's border wall and military jeep

Families in al-Maghazi refugee camp had to flee Israel’s tanks and warplanes.

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