Judaism Sacred Sites (Explained)

Judaism has a very rich history and many extremely spiritual sites.

These sites are located in Israel.

Allow us to share them with you in this article...

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  1. Temple Mount

The Temple Mount is the mountain where the first and second Beit Hamikdash's existed, before being destroyed over 2000 years ago.

The Beit Hamikdash was the Holiest place on Earth that connected This World to The World Above.

  1. Western Wall

The Kotel, also known as the Western Wall is the last remaining wall that was the outer wall to The Beit Hamikdash. Today, millions of Jews from all over The World come to Pray there.

  1. Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives is the oldest and Holiest Jewish cemetery in The World. It has been around for over 3000 years and has over 150,000 graves.

  1. Mount Zion

Mount Zion is the highest area in ancient Jerusalem. It is said that King David was buried on Mount Zion.

  1. Yad VaShem

Yad VaShem is The World's Holocaust Remembrance Center. It holds the names of the 6 million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust.


  1. The Tomb of the Patriarchs (Cave of Machpelah)

The Cave of Machpelah is where Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah are all buried. All in the same Cave of Machpelah.

  1. The Tomb of Jesse and Ruth

This tomb is where King David's father and great-grandmother are buried.

  1. Tel Hebron Archeological Park

Tel Hebron Archeological Park is where remains of Jewish settlement from the Canaanite era is located.

  1. The Avraham Avinu Synagogue

The Avraham Avinu Synagogue is around 500 year old Synagogue located in the Jewish Quarter of Hebron.


  1. Ari Synagogue

The Ari Synagogue was founded in 1522 and has beautiful blue colors and artwork.

  1. Ari Mikvah

The Ari Mikvah is a natural spring (Mikvah) located in Tzfat. It is extremely cold, refreshing and spiritually uplifting.

  1. Safed Cemetery

The Safed Cemetery has graves of many Tzadikim dating back hundreds to even thousands of years old.


  1. Where The Jerusalem Talmud was Composed

The Jerusalem Talmud, which was composed over a thousand years ago, was written in Tiberias.

  1. Home of the Masoretes

The Masoretes were Jewish Scribes who lived in Tiberias.

There you have it!

Sacred Holy Sites in Judaism.

All in The Holy Land of Israel.

Till next time.


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