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Ash Wednesday, Beginning of Lent (C)

Mass of Ash Wednesday is celebrated in many churches.

Related sites worth visiting:

  • Judean Wilderness - The Museum of the Good Samaritan.


The finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist on the Mount of Olives

St. John the Baptist was beheaded. His head, buried in a hidden spot on the Mount of Olives, was miraculously found a couple of centuries later.

 

Highlights of the feast

The Russian Orthodox Monastery on the Mount of Olives: Day time - Divine Liturgy is celebrated in honor of the feast in the sanctuary and in the spacious grounds of the Monastery.




 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Hechal Shlomo The seat of the Chief Rabbinate, Hechal Shlomo is home to an impressive ...
Armon Hanatziv Promenade This popular promenade in Jerusalem overlooks one of the mo...
Church of the Redeemer This church has been a Protestant landmark in Jerusalem since i...
The Herzl Museum You’ll follow an on-screen actor through the museum’s four rooms as h...
Artists House This historic stone complex overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City once housed...
Jewish Quarter The Jewish Quarter combines dramatic evidence of Jerusalem’s most signi...
 

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A historic city landmark situated close to the old city of Jerusalem, capturing the spi...
The Prima Palace offers a unique blend of modern surroundings with traditional atmosphe...
The Prima Kings is a famous landmark in the historical mecca of Jerusalem.
The veteran hotel is located in the center of Jerusalem, in close proximity to the city...
 

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