The city of Jaffa
Collection titleSo as not to forget
First broadcast date10/03/2011
AbstractAn episode from the program " So as not to forget " which presents the city of Jaffa, its people and its privileged location on the Mediterranean Sea . It also presents the reason why the city was named Jaffa, its historical monuments and its economic activities mainly based on agriculture and commerce; in addition to the strategic role of its port before 1967. The program hosts Mr Bassam El Misri, a resident of the city, who gives his opinion about the city and its current condition after the Israeli occupation. He also talks about his memories in Jaffa before the ocupation, the first movie theater and the conditions of the introduction of the cinema in Palestine. .
- PBC - Own production
BroadcasterPBC - Palestine T.V.
- El Misri Bassam
Primary themeContemporary historical challenges 19th-20th c.
- Tourism and cultural sites / Archaeological sites
- Economy / Agriculture, breeding
- Economy / Fishing and harbour activities
- Economy / Roads and transports
Credits / Cast
- Abu Shema Ibtissem - Speaker
Period of events
- From 1925 to 1950
- Israël - Centre - Jaffa
Media running time22m20
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