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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

Aaronson House. During the First World War, Zichron Yaakov was used a center for underg...
Tel Lachish Walking the path up to biblical Tel Lachish, surrounded by the vineyards g...
Susya At this ancient mountain village on the edge of the desert you’ll see remains o...
Israel's highest mountain at 2,814 meters offers Israel's only skiing site. One can ski...
Mikveh Israel Agricultural School Mikveh Israel was founded in 1870 to teach a new way...
Museum located close to the Air Force Pilots School at Hatzerim displaying 150 aircraft...

Accommodations

Rooms in the 18-storey Holiday Inn Crown Plaza face the sea, and there is direct access...
​On the winding road between Acco and Tzfat, between Kibbutz Farod and Moshav Amirim, r...
​Originality and simplicity were the impetus for the concept of SHIZEN the lifestyle sp...
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