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Return of the Icon of the Virgin

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September 5

The return of the Icon marks the end of the Feast of the Dormition.

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The Tomb of the Virgin Mary in Gethsemane

The return of the Icon marks the end of the Feast of the Dormition.

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem, Gethsemane - Morning - The Icon of the Virgin is returned in a procession from the Tomb of Mary in Gethsemane to its domicile in the Christian Quarter near the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.


Sites & Attractions

The winery in its present form was established in 2006, although its roots and wine mak...
Ruins of a wayside inn in the side of the Ramon Crater, which has been declared a World...
Arbel National Park encompasses the remains of an opulent synagogue with massive Corint...
The Haganah Museum is located in the house once owned by Eliyahu Golomb, one of the fou...
The longest cable car in Israel is just south of Kiryat Shmona. The ride to the top of ...
Scuba diving school and club.

Accommodations

Since 1964 Commodore Hotel is located on the road going up to Mt. of Olives in a perfec...
On Moshav Kahal in the upper Galilee, amongst the olive trees in this beautiful green a...
Shkedi's camplodge is located south of the Dead Sea and offers bungalows and 2 wooden ...
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