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March 9

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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

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

 Accommodations

 
A luxury hotel located a few minutes from the Old City. The hotel's Primavera gourmet r...
Exceptional facilities, outstanding service and elegant accommodations characterize the...
Renovated hotel in the heart of the city near tourist attractions and recreation sites....
The Inbal Jerusalem Hotel is situated in the heart of modern Jerusalem, overlooking Lib...
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