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Safed

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Safed

Introduction to Safed (Tzfat) With 27,000 permanent residents, Safed, commonly known by its Hebrew name of Tzfat, is the highest and coldest city in Israel. Safed is perched at a 2,800 foot (850 m) altitude, and occasionally visitors can enjoy tramping through a snowy white wonderland. Summer nights are usually fresh and comfortable. The climb up […]

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Safed Israel Parks and Gardens

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Safed Israel Parks and Gardens

Citadel Park, Safed Within walking distance from the city center and the highest point in Safed, the Citadel Park offers a breathtaking view, as well as an archeological park and ideal site for family picnics and barbecues. Take a deep breath from the summit, and survey Mount Meron, Mount Tabor, and the Kinneret (Sea of […]

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Things to Do in Safed

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Things to Do in Safed

Things to do in Safed Israel With the help of a map and this guide, you’re well on your way to getting the most from your Tzfat (Safed) experience. Depending on your personal preference, of course, quality tour guides are available. All over the central area of Safed you will find signs providing  historical commentary […]

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Meron in Northern Israel

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
Meron in Northern Israel

Meron and Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai Nestled up in the hills of Israel’s Northern Galilee lies Meron, a charming little village with a big attraction: the burial site of the author of the Zohar, the principle work of the Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism). You’ll notice numerous small brown road signs in the surrounding areas pointing to […]

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