I am preparing a few stories about the famous medieval Kabbalist, Rabbi Yitzchak Luria, whose Yahrzeit we are commemorating today. Unfortunately I am not in Zfat today but can imagine how busy the cemetery must be today.
Prayer at the women's side of the ARI's grave
Photo: Miriam Woelke
Nevertheless, what has been bothering me throughout the year while visiting the cemetery: A couple of beggars hanging around at the grave of the ARI and going on everyone's nerves. They don't leave you alone unless you either give them a few Shekels or yell at them, as I did.:-)
Here are some photos from the Zfat Cemetery: