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Sign: Old Jaffa - The Sea Mosque

S, Retzif HaAliya HaShniya St, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל העיר תל אביב
יפו העתיקה
החברה לפיתוח יפו העתיקה בע"מ

מסגד הים
מסגד קטן הבנוי מאבני כורכר. מועד הקמתו המדויק של המסגד אינו ידוע, אך הוא מופיע כבר בציורי יפו מהמאה ה-17. המסגד שימש את באי הנמל, המלחים והדייגים המוסלמים של יפו, שהיו מתפללים בו לפני צאתם להפלגה.

קורנליוס דה ברון, (צייר הולנדי) 1675.

مسجد البحر
مسجد صغير بني من حجر الكركار . لا نعرف بالتحديد متى بني المسجد ولكنه يظهر في رسومات ليافا منذ القرن ال - 17 . استعمل المسجد على يد زوار الميناء الملاحين والصيادين المسلمين سكان بافا للصلاة فيه قبل الإبحار

The Sea Mosque
This small mosque is built of calcareous sandstone (kurkar) blocks. The exact date of its construction is unknown, but it appears in drawings of Jaffa as early as the 17th century. The city’s Muslim sailors and fishermen prayed here before going to sea.

Cornelis de Bruijn, (Dutch painter) 1675.
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