Tel Aviv-Jaffa

Tel Aviv-Jaffa on the Mediterranean coast is today Israel’s major and largest metropolitan center. Jaffa has a long history, but Tel Aviv is a comparatively new city founded in 1909. In Old Testament times, David and Solomon occupied Jaffa and used it as a port to receive timber from Lebanon.

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Marinas and high-rises reflect the present day prosperity of Israel’s Tel Aviv-Jaffa on the Mediterranean coast. Today it is Israel’s major business and cultural center. Jaffa has a long history, but Tel Aviv is a comparatively new city founded in 1909. In Old Testament times, David and Solomon occupied Jaffa and used it as a port to receive timber from Lebanon.

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