Israel might be a young country, but it has a rich cultural and religious history. Every city contains roots of this majestic past, and one of the most special is Safed.The most picturesque city in the North, Safed is awash with history. Every street you turn down leads to magical corners that seem to call out to visitors. Art enthusiasts, people on spiritual voyages and curious tourists can feel a connection to Safed as they walk its narrow paths.The lines between old and new, sacred and mundane, religious and secular, are blurred in Safed, even as tensions run high in most other Israeli cities. As Safed is one of the four holy cities in Judaism and a center of Kabbala, it attracts many people who are looking to immerse themselves in Jewish study.