Chanukah in Safed

lighting candles

Things to do in Zefat (Safed) this Chanukah If you’re looking for a fun yet meaningful Chanukah (Hanukkah) experience, head to Zefat – The Mystical City, and take your pick of any of the engaging and interactive options Zefat – Public Candle-Lighting Ceremonies Shabbat candles are candles lit on Friday evening before … Read more

Zefat – The Mystical City

Zefat – The Mystical City

Zefat (also known as Safed, Safad, or Zfat) in the Upper Galilee is Israel’s highest city (at an altitude of 2,790 feet or 850 meters) and probably its coldest. The hilltop city of Zefat embodies great charm and quirkiness. Steeped in Jewish heritage, Safed is the home of venerable ancient synagogues and a thriving … Read more

Zefat Artists’ Colony

Safed is an ancient city in the Northern District of Israel. It is also called “Tsfat,” “Tzfas,” “Safad,” “Zfat” or “Zefat”. Sefad’s “Old City” is split into two sections: the Old Jewish Quarter and the Artist Quarter (or Artist’s Colony). The Zefat Artists’ Colony is located just south of the Old Jewish … Read more