The interior of a well house in the Neveh Sha'anan neighborhood of south Tel Aviv. Eyal Toueg

For Arabs, Plans for Jaffa's Preservation Mean Expulsion Through Gentrification

A conservation program to preserve the historic well houses of Jaffa and south Tel Aviv threatens to push Arabs out of the area, argue its critics.

“The good thing about Jaffa is not the city itself, but the gardens that surround it in a 6-kilometer [3.7 mile] semicircle,” enthused Russian pilgrim Sergei Khotorovo in 1895. “I think there are few gardens...

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