Safed is at an elevation of 900 meters being the highest city in the Galilee and in Israel.
The Abuhav Synagogue is a 15th-century synagogue in Safed, Israel, named after 15th-century Spanish rabbi and kabbalist, Isaac Abuhav. Its design is said to be based upon kabbalistic teachings.
Beneath the sacrificial slab is a chamber for the offering to be placed
The Ari Ashkenazi Synagogue was built in memory of Rabbi Isaac Luria, the foremost Jewish mystic in the community of Safed.
Here in the old part of town, the streets are narrow and paved with cobblestones.
As I quickly make my way down the street, I see some wonderful gift shops.
Seen from Safed, Mount Meron is the resting place of Simeon bar Yochai believed to be the author of the Zohar.
Safed, along with Jerusalem, Hebron and Tiberias, is one of the four holy cities in Israel.
Safed was a mixed ethnic city during the British Mandate for Palestine
A city of beauty, legend has it that Safed was founded by a son of Noah after the Great Flood.