Saint Peter's Church (2017)

According to legend, the city originally bore the name of Japheth, the third son of Noah, who built it after the Flood. The current name of Jaffa or Yafo in Hebrew, comes from the word Yofi... See full synopsis »

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Yanai Arfi

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According to legend, the city originally bore the name of Japheth, the third son of Noah, who built it after the Flood. The current name of Jaffa or Yafo in Hebrew, comes from the word Yofi which means beauty and "Yaffa" a common woman's name in Israel, which also means beautiful. Jaffa, although modest in size is and always has been a significant port. It is from here that the prophet Jonah embarked when he fled from God's call to preach to the Assyrians. The Bible tells how his boat was caught in a storm, and he was tossed overboard by the crew and subsequently engulfed by a giant fish, in whose belly he remained for three days. Jaffa is also mentioned in Greek mythology. According to legend, Poseidon forced Andromeda to be chained to a rock near Jaffa's short to be sacrificed to the Kraken. Don't worry, she was rescued by Perseus. A rock bearing Andromeda's name is also in the port of Jaffa. The picturesque old town of Jaffa can be visited on foot or by bicycle, day or night. Its ...

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1 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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$110,000 (estimated)
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