Category: Jaffa / Joppa

The ancient fisherman town of Jaffa (biblical Joppa) lies south of the modern city of Tel Aviv. In the 1800s and 1900s, travelers arrived by sea to this port and traveled inland from here.

Jaffa (Joppa)

Simon the Tanner, Old Jaffa, Israel

“He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, saying unto him, “Cornelius”. And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, “What is it, Lord”?

House of Simon the Tanner

“And there came a voice to him, “Rise, Peter; kill, and eat.” But Peter said, “Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.” And the voice spake unto him again the second time:

Tomb of Tabitha / Dorcas

St. Peter's Church, Jaffa, Israel

“Peter sent them all out of the room; then he got down on his knees and prayed. Turning toward the dead woman, he said: “Tabitha, get up.” She opened her eyes, and seeing Peter, she sat up. He took her