Yohanan in his “zula” on Mount Meron. “Why do I need four walls? I didn’t feel at home in Ra’anana. Now I take a laptop and I have an office with a great view.” Gil Eliahu

The Cave Dwellers of Israel's Mystical Mount Meron

Dozens choose to live in caves around the tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai – with the help of amenities that make this alternative lifestyle doable

Mount Meron makes the headlines every year on Lag Ba omer a festival between Passover and Shavuot when bonfires are lit because of the hundreds of thousands of Israelis who converge on this peak in the...

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