Safed Old Jewish Cemetery

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Coordinates: 32°58′5.81″N 35°29′18.56″E / 32.9682806°N 35.4884889°E / 32.9682806; 35.4884889

A view of the Safed Old Jewish Cemetery and the New Cemetery of Safed.

The Safed Old Jewish Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in Israel. The cemetery has been used for hundreds of years as a burial place, including important people and important Jewish religious leaders. The cemetery is located along the western slope of Safed on the slope of Mount Canaan near the Amud River.

The New Cemetery[change | change source]

The New Safed Cemetery is located under the Safed Old Jewish Cemetery.

Rabbi Isaac Luria Mikveh[change | change source]

In the entrance to the cemetery is the ancient Mikveh that was used for the Rabbi Isaac Luria. His grave is located nearby.

The Military Cemetery[change | change source]

The Military Cemetery of Safed that was used from 1948 is located to the north of the Safed Old Jewish Cemetery.

The Central Monument to the Olei Hagardom[change | change source]

The Central Monument to the Olei Hagardom is located on the slope of Mount Canaan under the Military Cemetery.

Gallery[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]