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This place was a vortex of energy having been the office and home of Rabbi Yoseph Karo who systematically codified all of Jewish Law. The synagogue is absolutely beautiful with plush cushions overlooking the paronamic views of mountains. If you have a chance I highly...More
This is a famous old synagogue. If you have seen any pictures of old shuls in Israel, especially in the north, you have probably seen some pictures taken here. It is still a very active synagogue, so please respect the sanctify of the place and...More
The synagogue is small, built about 1580, and Sephardi in style - a bimah in the center and seats all around. There is a geniza with documents from the late 1700s. Free admission, but leaving a chritabel donation is welcomed.
A nicer space than the more-celebrated HaAri Synagogue. Worth a quick visit if you are already in Safed but don't go out of your way to see it. Door was locked when we visited but you can ring a bell and be let in.
Worth a visit on your tour of the old city of safed. It's an ancient synagogue with colorful decor. It contains really ancient scriptural scrolls which are locked up on display in the back.
Women enter separately.