Jīsh
in Northern District, Israel

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.022 and 35.447 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 1' 19" and E 35° 26' 48"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shekel - ILS
Spoken languages:
Hebrew, Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:08 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:29 am and 7:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Israel in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Israel.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Israel. Last Update: 2019-06-17 07:23:54

Delve into Jīsh

Jīsh in Northern District with it's 2,684 habitants is a city located in Israel about 88 mi (or 141 km) north of Jerusalem, the country's capital town.

Current time in Jīsh is now 05:08 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Jīsh, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Ben Ya'akov Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Israel is Old City of Acre in a distance of 22 mi (or 35 km), West. We saw 7 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bent Jbail, Al Butayhah, Fiq, Nazareth and Tyre. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1009.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 50% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 18th of June 2019

29°C (85 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 19th of June 2019

29°C (85 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, clear sky.

Thursday, 20th of June 2019

29°C (83 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Karo Mansion

Address
4,5 mi
Tarpat 40
1324915 Safed
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Eretz Hagalil

Address
5,9 mi
Ha-Oranim 90
2011500 Amirim
Israel

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Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Atara Lodge

Address
4,8 mi
Ha- aliyah 8B
13805 Safed
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Old City Inn

Address
4,7 mi
Arlozorov 107
13110 Safed
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


La Marquise

Address
4,6 mi
Kfar Shamai
13233 Kfar Shamai
Israel

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Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Ohn-Bar Guesthouse

Address
5,6 mi
Mitzpe Kineret 10
20115 Amirim
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Malkiya TravelHotel

Address
6,4 mi
Kibbutz Malkiya
13845 Malkiye
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Amirey Hagalil Boutique Hotel

Address
5,9 mi
Near Amirim Village
20115 Amirim
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Dream Time

Address
5,7 mi
Ha-Rimonim 140
2011500 Amirim
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


RUTH RIMONIM SAFED

Address
4,9 mi
ARTIST COLONY P.O.BOX 1011
SAFED
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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View from top of Mount Canaan

Published: May 23, 2010
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Safsaf massacre

The Safsaf massacre occurred on October 29, 1948, when the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) captured the Palestinian Arab village of Safsaf in the Galilee. The village was defended by the Arab Liberation Army's Second Yarmuk Battalion. Safsaf was the first village to fall in Operation Hiram, the aim of which, according to the IDF, was to "destroy the enemy in the central Galilee 'pocket,' to take control of the whole of the Galilee and to establish a defense line on the country's northern border.

Located at 33.0111, 35.4461 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 1948, 1948 Palestinian exodus, 1948 Arab–Israeli War, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Battles and operations of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, Israeli war crimes, Massacres in Israel during the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Massacres committed by Israel

Ein al-Zeitun massacre

The Ein al Zeitun massacre occurred on May 1, 1948 at the Arab village of Ein al-Zeitun just north of Safed, then part of the British Mandate for Palestine. Between 30 and 70 Arab prisoners were killed by the Palmach. Ein al Zeitun at this time was an Arab village of about 800 inhabitants. It was believed by local Jews that Arabs from the village had taken part in a 1929 massacre of Jews in Safed and the massacre is assumed to be as a point of revenge.

Located at 32.9872, 35.4916 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 1948, 1948 Arab–Israeli War, History of Palestine, Massacres in Palestine

Dishon

Dishon is a moshav in northern Israel, located along the border with Lebanon, between the towns of Kiryat Shmona and Safed. It is part of the Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council. Dishon was established in 1953 by Jewish immigrants from Libya, and named after a nearby depopulated Palestinian village, Dayshum. The information in Tobit 1.2 suggests that it is Tishbe, the hometown of Elijah, as well as of Tobit himself.

Located at 33.0816, 35.5169 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim

Biranit

Biranit is a military base in northern Israel. It is the headquarters of the Galilee Division of the Israel Defense Forces, and is located around a kilometre from the Lebanese border between Sasa and Netu'a. The site was originally planned to become a village centre as part of Operation Sof Sof to increase Jewish presence in the Galilee in the 1960s. In 1964 a Nahal settlement was established in the area. It was civilianised in 1967, but did not become a village.

Located at 33.0581, 35.3425 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Military installations of Israel, Nahal settlements, Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council

Bint Jbeil

Bint Jbeil is the second largest town in the Nabatiye Governorate in Southern Lebanon. The town has an estimated population of 30,000. Its exact population is unknown, because Lebanon has not conducted a population census since 1932.

Located at 33.1258, 35.4428 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in the Nabatieh Governorate, Bint Jbeil District, Israeli–Lebanese conflict

Avivim

Avivim, is an Israeli moshav (pop. 500) in the far north of Israel, in the Upper Galilee. It is located less than one kilometre (3,000 feet) from the Lebanese border, and on the land of the depopulated Shiite village of Salha. The moshav was founded in 1958, but was abandoned soon afterward. It was re-established in 1963 with immigrants from North Africa, mostly Moroccan Jews. The moshav's proximity to the Lebanese border has made it a target for terrorist attacks.

Located at 33.0892, 35.4721 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim

Upper Galilee

The Upper Galilee is a geographical-political term in use since the end of the Second Temple period, originally referring to a mountainous area overlapping the present northern Israel and southern Lebanon, its borders being the Litani river in the north, the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Beit HaKerem valley and Lower Galilee in the south and the Jordan river and Hula Valley in the east.

Located at 33.0294, 35.3293 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regions of Israel, Geography of Lebanon

Ari Ashkenazi Synagogue

The Ari Ashkenazi Synagogue, located in Safed, Israel, was built in memory of Rabbi Isaac Luria, (1534 - 1572), who was known as the "Ari". It dates from the late 16th-century, it being constructed several years after the death of Luria, a great kabbalist who arrived in Safed in 1570. A Hebrew inscription above the entrance lintel reads: "How awe-inspiring is this place, the synagogue of the Ari of blessed memory. ” The synagogue is known for its colorful and ornate Holy Ark.

Located at 32.9686, 35.4867 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Synagogues in Safed, 16th-century synagogues, Orthodox synagogues in Israel, Isaac Luria

Merom HaGalil Regional Council

The Merom HaGalil Regional Council is a regional council in the northern Galilee of northern Israel. The regional council was established in 1950. The head of the council is Shlomo Levi.

Located at 32.9978, 35.4406 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Regional councils in Israel, North District (Israel), Merom HaGalil Regional Council

Bint Jbeil District

The Bint Jbeil District is a district in the Nabatiyeh Governorate of Lebanon. The capital of the district is Bint Jbeil.

Located at 33.1185, 35.434 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Lebanon, Bint Jbeil District

Tzahar

The Tzahar region is part of Galilee, in Israel. Its name is an acronym for the three cities it contains: Safed (Tzfat), Hazor HaGelilit and Rosh Pinna. The population of the region is almost entirely Jewish and numbers 40,000. It is twinned with West Palm Beach, Florida,

Located at 32.9699, 35.5257 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regions of Israel

Shefer

Shefer is a moshav located near Safed in northern Israel. It belongs to the Merom HaGalil Regional Council, and it is founded on the land of the depopulated Palestinian village of Farradiyya. The moshav was founded in 1950 as a work village for immigrants to Israel from Yemen. After the founders abandoned it, a new moshav was founded in the same location by immigrants from North Africa. The name "Shefer" is borrowed from the blessing Jacob bestowed on Naftali in the Book of Genesis .

Located at 32.944, 35.4361 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim

Parod

Parod is a kibbutz in the Upper Galilee near Safed in northern Israel. It belongs to the Merom HaGalil Regional Council The community was founded in 1949 by immigrants to Israel from Hungary, on land belonging to the ethnically cleansed Palestinian village of Farradiyya. The name "Parod" is based on the name of the ancient Jewish community Paradia. The name, which means "separated," might also hint at the community's location on the border between the Upper and Lower Galilee.

Located at 32.9323, 35.4338 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kibbutzim

Kerem Ben Zimra

Kerem Ben Zimra is a moshav near Safed in the Upper Galilee in northern Israel. It belongs to the Merom HaGalil Regional Council. The Arab village Al-Ras al-Ahmar on the site was depopulated in 1948. The moshav was founded in 1949 by immigrants to Israel from Turkey, to whom immigrants were added from Romania and Morocco. Rabbi Meir Yehuda Getz (1924–1995), a kabbalist and the first rabbi of the Western Wall in Jerusalem, was among the founders of the moshav.

Located at 33.0382, 35.4686 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Nature reserves in Israel

Kfar Hoshen

Kfar Hoshen, formerly known as Safsufa (ספסופה), is a moshav about 4 km north of Meron in northern Israel. It belongs to the Merom HaGalil Regional Council. The moshav is situated on the land of the former Palestinian village of Safsaf, whose villagers fled to Lebanon after the Safsaf massacre in October 1948, during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. The moshav was founded in 1949 by immigrants to Israel from Bulgaria and with the support of the Moshavim Movement.

Located at 33.0123, 35.4415 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim

Ein al-Asad

Ein al-Asad is a Druze village in northern Israel. Located near Maghar in the Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merom HaGalil Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 806. The community was founded in 1899 by Druze people from Beit Jann, and was named after an eponymous wellspring outside the village.

Located at 32.9412, 35.3964 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arab villages in Israel, Druze localities in Israel, Populated places established in 1899

Galilee earthquake of 1837

The Galilee earthquake of 1837, often called the Safed earthquake, was a devastating earthquake that shook the Galilee on January 1 and is one of a number of moderate to large events that have occurred along the Dead Sea Transform (DST) fault system that marks the boundary of two tectonic plates; the African Plate on the west and the Arabian Plate on the east.

Located at 33, 35.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Earthquakes in the Levant, 1837 earthquakes, History of Safed

Birya Fortress

Birya Fortress is a fortress built during the British Mandate, near the modern town of Birya. In 1946 the Birya affair took place here, and now it is a museum. Birya was founded by the Palmach on January 8, 1945 and the fortress built thereafter. In addition to its civilian purpose, the settlement was intended to serve as a base for the defense of Jews in nearby Safed, which at the time had an Arab majority, and as a waystation for Jewish immigrants arriving from Syria.

Located at 32.9904, 35.5079 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History museums in Israel, North District (Israel)

Ein Zeitim

Ein Zeitim was a kibbutz near Safed established in 1891. It was founded by members of the Dorshei Zion (Seekers of Zion) society, a Zionist pioneer group from Minsk. Despite strong opposition by the Turkish government, the settlers managed to create farms with olive groves, orchards and dairy and poultry. Ein Zeitim was built 800m north of the Arab village Ein al-Zeitun, which had commonly been called Ein Zeitim in Hebrew and had been a mixed Arab-Jewish village during the Middle Ages.

Located at 32.9972, 35.4859 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former kibbutzim, Populated places established in 1891, Jewish villages in the Ottoman Empire, Jewish villages in the Mandate for Palestine

Bar'am National Park

Bar'am National Park is a national park in Israel which includes a synagogue from the Talmudic period. The original name of the village in which the synagogue was found is unknown, but it is indicative of the existence of an established Jewish community in the area it was found.

Located at 33.0439, 35.4142 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of Israel

Pa'ar Cave

The Pa'ar Cave, is a Karstic Sinkhole in the Upper Galilee, Israel. The cave is located between the Adir peak (part of the Meron range), and kibbutz Sasa. The sinkhole channels the water flowing from the Pa'ar stream to groundwater level.

Located at 33.031, 35.3859 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caves of Israel, Nature reserves in Israel, Limestone caves

Abuhav synagogue

The Abuhav Synagogue is a 15th-century synagogue in Safed, Israel, named after 15th-century Spanish rabbi and kabbalist, Isaac Abuhav. Its design is said to be based upon kabbalistic teachings.

Located at 32.9691, 35.4914 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Synagogues in Safed, 16th-century synagogues

Meron Junction Bus 361 attack

The Meron Junction Bus 361 attack was a suicide bombing which occurred on August 4, 2002 on an Egged bus in the Meron junction in northern Israel near Safed. 9 people were killed in the attack and 38 people were injured. The Palestinian Islamist militant organization Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Located at 32.9883, 35.4436 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2002, Terrorist attacks attributed to Palestinian militant groups, Palestinian terrorism, Palestinian suicide bomber attacks against buses, Terrorist incidents in Israel in 2002

Har HaAri

Har HaAri is a mountain in the Upper Galilee in northern Israel. It is 1047 meters (3435 ft) high. It is one of the highest mountain in Israel and is located about 1 kilometer south of Beit Jann. It is named after The Ari. It is close to the Druze holy place Bhaa Aldin. The mountain is a popular place for paragliding because of the landscape that can be seen from it. On a clear day you can see the Gilboa mountains and the Mediterranean Sea from it.

Located at 32.9553, 35.3667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Israel

Dalton Winery

The Dalton Winery was founded in 1995 by members of the Haruni family who moved to Israel from England. The chief winemaker is Na'ama Sorkin, who has been with Dalton since 2002. The winery releases wines under several labels, and beginning with the 2006 vintage the winery released wines under the Matatia label, destined to become the company's flagship brand, with wines released only in select vintage years as judged by the winemakers. Current production is about 850,000 bottles annually.

Located at 33.0176, 35.491 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Companies established in 1995, Wineries of Israel

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22 Oct
2019

D.BE David Blu Experience In The Galil ד.בי דייויד בלו חוזר לישראל לגליל
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
More Information: eventful.com.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Habth, Gush-Halaw, Gush Halab, Gishala, Gush Ḥalav, Giscala, Jīsh, Gush H̱alav, ג’יש