Safed


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.

Safed:

see ZefatZefat
, town (1994 pop. 21,600), NE Israel. One of Israel's four holy cities, it has a thriving artists' colony and many museums and ancient synagogues. Ceramics, diamonds, and handicrafts are produced in the town, which has a large Orthodox Jewish population. Founded c.A.D.
..... Click the link for more information.
, Israel.
References in periodicals archive ?
Modern Safed literature is still rooted in the past.
Safed, like many other Israeli cities, is built upon layers of the past.
Safed is a city of duality; history and modernity wind themselves around the city's literary legend.