The award-winning Jaffa Theatre is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year. Jaffa Theatre located in the historic port city of Jaffa, is committed to promoting mutual understanding and cultural exchange. The theatre has a unique social, cultural and political mission, reaching out to diverse audiences to promote cross-cultural understanding between Arab and Jewish communities locally, in the peripheries, and in major cities. Jaffa Theatre is a stage for theatre and the arts in Arabic, Hebrew and Middle Eastern culture cultivating mutual respect with the belief in a path for reconciliation and peace.
Performing internationally in Europe and the U.S. holding three major annual festivals, the Jaffa Children’s Theatre Festival, the Festival for Contemporary Arab Culture and Theatronetto Festival of one-man shows. Jaffa Theatre continues to serve as a model for creative collaboration between conflicting ethnic groups, and different cultures, people, and languages.