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Jaffa, or Joppa, meaning beautiful, was located on Israel's Mediterranean seacoast between Caesarea and Gaza, about 35 miles / 57 kilometers northwest of Jerusalem. It's known variously in The Bible as Jaffa, Joppa, Japho, Jaffe, or Yafo. Today, the ancient city of Jaffa (in photograph) is annexed to the modern city of Tel Aviv, Israel's largest city.

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