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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

 
Memorial established on the Jordanian military post, with a permanent exhibition on the...
The House of Representatives of the State of Israel, comprising a plenary, conference r...
. Mount Herzl. The State of Israel’s national cemetery was named after the state visio...
The winery was established in 1998 and it produces around 10,000 bottles annually. The ...
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Accommodations

 
The HI-Eilat Hostel is located right on the beachfront, close to the center of town and...
​The Beresheet hotel, part of the Isrotel Exclusive Collection, is located amid a breat...
250 rooms suitable for couples and families, including standard rooms, deluxe rooms, g...
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