Meah Shearim

Mea Shearim is one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in . It is populated by Haredi Jews, and was built by members of the Old Yishuv. The oldest Sephardic Haredi dynasty, Levi Kahana of Spain, has a religious cultural center in the neighborhood.

Notable Places in the Area

is a historical home in , , now functioning as a museum, administered as part of the national , which includes a restaurant and cultural center. Photo: Talmoryair, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
is one of the main Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Uwe a, CC BY-SA 1.0.

Tourist attraction
The is the newest one of the Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Daniel Baránek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

City gate
is one of the seven main open Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem. is situated 1¼ km southeast of Meah Shearim. Photo: Hreid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Beit Yisrael is a predominantly Haredi neighborhood in central .

represents the modern commercial heart of the city, which was the focus for development in the capital from the time of Israeli independence in 1948 to the reunification of the city with the Six Day War in 1967. Photo: Ting Chen, CC BY-SA 2.0.

also known by its Hebrew name, Morasha is a neighborhood in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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