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Feast of the Assumption

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August 15

The Virgin Mary’s Dormition and Assumption. The belief that Mary, Mother of Jesus, “fell asleep” and was assumed to heaven is associated with Mary’s theological status as the Mother of God.

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Mount Zion

The Virgin Mary’s Dormition and Assumption. The belief that Mary, Mother of Jesus, “fell asleep” and was assumed to heaven is associated with Mary’s theological status as the Mother of God.

Highlights of the festivity

Jerusalem, Church of the Dormition on Mount Zion and the Church of the Tomb of the Virgin Mary in Gethsemane.


 

 Sites & Attractions

 
The winery in its present form was established in 2006, although its roots and wine mak...
System of underground tunnels constituting a continuous chain of history from the times...
Museum on the Seam is a unique museum in Israel, displaying contemporary art that deals...
Monastery of the Order of the Sisters of Zion on Via Dolorosa in the Old City. Part of ...
The winery was established in 1998 and it produces around 10,000 bottles annually. The ...
Large, well-lit cave in the wall of the Old City, which was a quarry in the days of the...
 

 Accommodations

 
Wingate Institute's Sports Hotel, offers 44 comfortable rooms with different sport faci...
The Prima Palace offers a unique blend of modern surroundings with traditional atmosphe...
​The Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel & Towers is spectacularly located on the shorefront pr...
The Prima Kings is a famous landmark in the historical mecca of Jerusalem.
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