International News Archive - September 11, 2012
Jaffa is the world's oldest documented port. Since the 2nd millennium BC, Jaffa has seen intense trading activity. Jaffa, or Yafo, is on the coast of Israel between Caesarea and Gaza, about 60 km northwest of Jerusalem.
Word of the Day
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.