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March 9

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Ash Wednesday, Beginning of Lent (C)

Mass of Ash Wednesday is celebrated in many churches.

Related sites worth visiting:

  • Judean Wilderness - The Museum of the Good Samaritan.


The finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist on the Mount of Olives

St. John the Baptist was beheaded. His head, buried in a hidden spot on the Mount of Olives, was miraculously found a couple of centuries later.

 

Highlights of the feast

The Russian Orthodox Monastery on the Mount of Olives: Day time - Divine Liturgy is celebrated in honor of the feast in the sanctuary and in the spacious grounds of the Monastery.




 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Nahla’ot Constructed in the late 19th and early 20th century, Nahla’ot’s 32 neighborho...
Mishkenot She’ananim When this complex was built in 1860 as the first Jewish neighborh...
Jewish Quarter The Jewish Quarter combines dramatic evidence of Jerusalem’s most signi...
Artists House This historic stone complex overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City once housed...
The Herzl Museum You’ll follow an on-screen actor through the museum’s four rooms as h...
Church of the Redeemer This church has been a Protestant landmark in Jerusalem since i...
 

 Accommodations

 
The Agron Guest House is situated in the heart of the Jerusalem and as such it is ideal...
Harmony Hotel is a boutiqe hotel with 50 rooms facing the roofs and the uniqe alles of ...
The Prima Royale is an exclusive hotel designed specifically to serve business traveler...
Located in the heart of the city with magnificent views of the Old City walls, the Towe...
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