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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

 
Catholic church of the Benedictine Fathers, built between the years 1900-1910. Accordin...
The Room of the Last Supper – The Coenaculum. According to Christian tradition, already...
Square containing an exhibit of the history of Damascus Gate (Sha'ar Sh'hem,) an import...
The museum depicting the history of excavations in the Ophel and in the areas south and...
The winery in its present form was established in 2006, although its roots and wine mak...
The winery was established in 1998 and it produces around 10,000 bottles annually. The ...
 

 Accommodations

 
On Moshav Takuma in the western Negev desert, in a magical religious atmosphere amongst...
Rooms in the 18-storey Holiday Inn Crown Plaza face the sea, and there is direct access...
​Yehelim Hotel in Arad offers you an answer to all your questions. About 25 minutes dri...
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