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, 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.
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, Israel.
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PLANS: Attend a teaching program at Beit Chana Seminary in Tzefat, Israel.
Sunday's rocket strike at a military base near Tzefat was the deepest a rocket fired from southern Lebanon has ever penetrated Israel.
The custodians of Luria's tomb and seminary in the northern Israeli town of Tzefat (Safed) accused her of breaking a taboo.