It was founded in 1878 by religious immigrants from Europe, though other scattered settlements have existed since the time of the Ottoman Empire.
Today, Petah Tikva is known for its heavy population and influence of Orthodox Jews, for its sprawling large size, city skyline, economy, industrial plants, and the disappearance of its once lush citrus groves.
People Born in Petah Tikva
Petah Tikva in People's Lives
Liam Neeson: I traveled here in 1985 to film scenes of the movie The Delta Force.