Safed (Tsfat) Tour - June 7, 2016 (14:00 - 22:00)

This year we will visit the city of Safed (Tsfat) - with its magnificent mountaintop setting and fresh, clean mountain air, is a heavenly experience.

Safed is a picturesque city of spiritual people and artists, wrapped in mysticism and mystery, and steeped in sacred atmosphere. Visitors to Safed sense the city's warm embrace as they wander through its alleyways past charming stone houses with their artists' studios and workshops.

Safed is one of the four holy cities in Israel. It has been a spiritual center since the 1600s when it was the center of Kabbala (Jewish mysticism). The Kabbalist mystics lived, studied, taught, and wrote in the city and many of the graves are objects of veneration.

The ancient picturesque alleyways of the Jewish quarter contain hidden niches and beautiful synagogues whose rich past emanates from the high ceilings, colorful decorations, and ancient Torah scrolls.

First, we'll walk though an ancient Safed market hearing stories and tasting local specialties, then we'll visit the Hameiri Dairy and Museum House to hear more stories and to taste and buy cheeses and the Otzar HaSTam Center to experience a hands-on, multimedia show that brings Judaism to life. On our way back, we'll stop at Amirey Hagalil Boutique Hotel to dine and to enjoy a breathtaking view spanning from the Sea of Galilee to the Golan Heights.

For more information please visit the the web-site of the ancient city of Safed or the following tourist guide.

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