Meron

The synagogue of Meron (Miron) is located in the village of Meron in the Upper Galilee in northern Israel near Safed. Meron is most famous for the tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, a first-century rabbi, who contributed greatly to the Mishna, is often quoted in the Talmud, and to whom is attributed authorship of the kabbalistic book of Zohar.  Among other leading early rabbinical figures buried in Meron are Hillel, Shammai snd Rabbi Elazor son of Shimon.

The synagogue is located near Rabbi Shimon tomb, dating  the times of Mishna and Talmud (third and fourth centuries A. D.).

The Synagogue

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