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An ultra-Orthodox Jew dunks himself in a ritual bath in the northern town of Safed May 26, 2010. Safed -- also known as Tzfat -- is where the tourism boom Israel is enjoying with a lull in violence comes with a spiritual twist, thanks in part to the interest the Queen of Pop takes in Jewish Kabbalah mysticism, which has roots in the town. To match Reuters Life!TOURISM-ISRAEL/KABBALAH.
REUTERS/Nir Elias (ISRAEL - Tags: TRAVEL SOCIETY RELIGION)