Birthright Day 3: Tzfat & Jewish Mysticism

We spent more time in the north of Israel on our third day, starting off our morning in the city of Tzfat (also transliterated as “Tsvat” or “Safed”). It’s a very notable place for quite a few reasons: it’s the highest city in Israel, is one of the four holy cities in Israel (Jerusalem, Hebron, and the nearby Tiberias are the others), and it’s also the birthplace of Kabbalah. Continue reading