My Journey to the Tombs of the Tzadikim in the Galilee (2017) – part 2, R’ Nehemiah HaAmsouni

Kinneret view near Parod, the Galilee, Israel

One of the least known tombs of the Tzadikim in the Galilee is the tomb of Rabbi Nehemiah HaAmsouni (ר' נחמיה העמסוני) at Parod. It resides right next to another tomb - Rabbi Yishmael Baal HaBraytot (ר' ישמעאל בעל הברייתות) and it is one of the prettiest spots on Earth, to my mind. To see … Continue reading My Journey to the Tombs of the Tzadikim in the Galilee (2017) – part 2, R’ Nehemiah HaAmsouni

My Journey to the Tombs of the Tzadikim in the Galilee (2017) – part 1, about the North

Kinneret view near Parod, the Galilee, Israel

Every year, around La"g Baomer, our Kolel of Torah studies sets out to the North to the Galilee to the Tombs of the Righteous, for a lovely (and hopefully useful) excursion. The word for "north" in Hebrew is צפון, Tzafon. It is derived from the verb צפן, Tzafan, which means to hide, most usually a … Continue reading My Journey to the Tombs of the Tzadikim in the Galilee (2017) – part 1, about the North