By Adam LeBor
The previous port of Jaffa, now a part of Tel Aviv, used to be referred to as the 'Bride of Palestine', one of many really cosmopolitan towns of the Mediterranean. There Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived, labored, and celebrated jointly and it used to be common for the Arabs of Jaffa to wait a marriage on the apartment of the Jewish Chelouche kin or for Jews and Arabs to assemble on the Jewish spice store Tiv and the Arab Khamis Abulafia's twenty-four-hour bakery.
Through intimate own interviews and memoirs, letters, and diaries, Adam LeBor offers us a vital examine the human lives at the back of the headlines and a vibrant narrative of cataclysmic swap.
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