UPPER GALILEE   גליל עליון


CITIES in the Upper Galilee Region of North Israel


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Each city is a unique adventure into a mix of cultures, traditions and religions. There is a very special 'flavor' to every community many times due to the generations and history of the population, as well as ethnic and language differences.



CITIES


  • KIRYAT SHMONA  
    קריית שמונה
  • MA'ALOT  
    מעלות
  • SAFED (Tsfat)  
    צפת




KIRYAT SHMONE


Established in 1949, Kiryat Shmone is located in North Israel on the western slopes of the Hula Valley and Israel's northernmost city. The city was named for the 8 people who died in 1920 defending Tel Hai. The population is reaching 30,000 people and comprised of mostly Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews.


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MA'ALOT


A lovely predominantly Jewish city in the mountains of North Israel not far from Nahariya. Established originally in 1957 and later merged with an Arab city in 1963, it is a mixed population of about 25,000 people of Hebrew, Russian, Arabic, French and English speakers.


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SAFED


Literally covering the top of a mountain in North Israel, Safed is the highest city in the country with an elevation at 900m (APX 2,500 ft). As one of the Four Holy Cities of Israel, it is known as the center for the study of Kabbalah and home to many historic Religious sites. Safed is also one of the most important hubs for the Arts in Israel.


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