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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

 
The Isaac Kaplan Old Yishuv Court Museum, located in a 500-year-old house in Jerusalem’...
Nakhalat Shiva is a picturesque neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, with architecture s...
In the heart of a neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, the largest open market in Israel...
The Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall is a microcosm of the multifaceted city of Jerusalem. A ...
The Yemin Moshe neighborhood, named after the philanthropist Sir Moses Montefiore, is b...
Tourist bus starting at Central Bus Station and passing through 27 key attractions in t...
 

Accommodations

 
​At the center of Jerusalem, adjacent to King George St.. 48 rooms.
​The hotel is located in the center of the city, close to tourist attractions, shopping...
​The hotel is situated in the core of the center of down town Jerusalem, within walking...
​In The Hotel 28 rooms.
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