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Zefat is one of the most intersting places in Israel. It is one of the 4 holly cities, together with Jerusalem, Tiberias and Hebron. These cities were the centre of the Jewish population here until the end of the 19th century when new villages and towns were founded together with immigration waves, coming mostly from Europe.
During the ages and until today Zefat was a centre for Jewish mystics. In this area the Kabbala was founded and the town is full with Hassidic cults practicing spiritual rituals in the town and the surrounding forests.
For some images of Zefat have a look here , here and here.
For current information about events, historical information, details about the Kabbala and more, you can go the WEB site of the Safed Foundation.
Rabbi Yosef Caro was one of the most influential people in the Jewish history. His book Shulchan Aruch (Set Table), even... more travel advice
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