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Mount Scopus

Mount Scopus' hebrew name means "mount of the spectators" as it is one of the few places from which both the Dead Sea and the Dome of the Rock can be seen.​​​

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Hebrew University in Mount Scopus

Mount Scopus' hebrew name means "mount of the spectators" as it is one of the few places from which both the Dead Sea and the Dome of the Rock can be seen. It has consequently always been seen in terms of military importance; Titus, the First Crusade and General Allenby all used the place to pitch camp. Today about 3,000 of Allenby's troops continue to look over the city from their impeccable cemetery.

 

The Hebrew​ University was founded here in 1925, and from 1948 to 1967 it was an Israeli enclave in Jordan. After 1967 the University and its hospital were re-founded and now dominate the skyline.


 

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher. According to Christian tradition, the Church of the H...
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...
The Holy Trinity Cathedral rises from the midst of busy downtown Jerusalem, one block e...
St. Mark’s belongs to one of the most ancient Christian denominations in the Holy Land:...
A church built in the 19th century, with colorful carpets and paintings describing the ...
 

 Accommodations

 
Guest units surrounded by a grassy area, with balconies facing the Jerusalem hills and ...
The Prima Palace offers a unique blend of modern surroundings with traditional atmosphe...
The Prima Kings is a famous landmark in the historical mecca of Jerusalem.
Various-sized units in an old Arab house, from single rooms to six-person family suites...
Christian Sites