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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

 
Avshalom’s Shrine. An ornate monument from the first century BCE, said to be the tomb o...
Large, well-lit cave in the wall of the Old City, which was a quarry in the days of the...
Monastery of the Order of the Sisters of Zion on Via Dolorosa in the Old City. Part of ...
System of underground tunnels constituting a continuous chain of history from the times...
Spring in Nakhal Refa'im, with adjoining Ein Yael Museum, an active museum that holds i...
Interactive museum designed to bring the world of science and technology closer to chil...
 

 Accommodations

 
Hotel Eden, Tiberias, is located on a high point above the Sea of Galilee, situate...
Hotel in the center of Eilat. Some of the rooms have a patio facing the outdoor swimmin...
Blue Hotel is a small hotel located in a quiet alley in the centre of Eilat, within wa...
The hotel offers regular rooms and suites, a large spa with three outdoor pools, tannin...
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