Tel Aviv and the question of separation from Jaffa 1921–1936

  title={Tel Aviv and the question of separation from Jaffa 1921–1936},
  author={Tamir Goren},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={473 - 487}
  • T. Goren
  • Published 23 February 2016
  • Political Science
  • Middle Eastern Studies
ABSTRACT The ordinance granting Tel Aviv the status of local council was given in 1921. Immediately thereafter, the municipal council acted to amend the terms of the ordinance so as to free Tel Aviv entirely from the supervision of Jaffa municipality. Tel Aviv aimed for the status of an independent municipality, but still wished to safeguard its interests in Jaffa. Detachment from Jaffa was for long a central issue for Tel Aviv municipality. The article analyses the Jewish side's stance on… Expand
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