Tag: Zohar

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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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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