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Ari Synagogue (Ashkenazi) in Safed (Sefat) Israel
Tzfat, Israel

Ha-Ari (Rabbi Isaac Luria) is the most famous and influential of the Safed Kabbalists of sixteenth century Sefad.  This synagogue is a traditional site where he prayed and studied.

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