Enjoy a meal from the Arabic cuisine along with an authentic hospitality experience and meeting local Arab women from Jaffa in the special Diwan room Safa Younes, the founder of this initiative, is a social entrepreneur who founded in 2007 and managed for 9 years "Arous Elbahar", a non-profit Women organization for women in Yaffa, which aims to advance the position and the involvement of Jaffa's Arab women, to provide them with the tools and resources they need in order to make a positive difference in their lives - personally, economically, and communally. Currently, she serves as the Chairman of the organization. She also was the Recipient of the Gallanter Prize 2013 for Emerging Israeli Social Justice Leaders of the NIF for outstanding work promoting women’s rights. In 2019, she was chosen as one of 30 "women of the year 2018" by the magazine "Lady Globes" for her social Entrepreneurship. Safa Has extensive experience in promoting employment among disadvantaged populations in both the civil and public sectors. In the last year, she has served as a director of Employment Department for the Arab Sector, in the Ministry of labor and social affairs. Safa holds a B.A. and M.A. in Social Work both from Tel Aviv University and an M.B.A from the College of Management in Rishon L’Zion. Safa Younes has extended the activities within Yaffa’s community and she has initiatied De Yaffa, a business of authentic Arab hosting for groups and individuals. The uniqueness of the project is that it is a social business which promotes social values and meets the needs of the community in Yaffa. An Authentic ancient building in the flew market in the city of Yaffa, few minites walk from the clock tower and Old Jaffa
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