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Feast of the Assumption

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August 15

The Virgin Mary’s Dormition and Assumption. The belief that Mary, Mother of Jesus, “fell asleep” and was assumed to heaven is associated with Mary’s theological status as the Mother of God.

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Mount Zion

The Virgin Mary’s Dormition and Assumption. The belief that Mary, Mother of Jesus, “fell asleep” and was assumed to heaven is associated with Mary’s theological status as the Mother of God.

Highlights of the festivity

Jerusalem, Church of the Dormition on Mount Zion and the Church of the Tomb of the Virgin Mary in Gethsemane.


 

 Sites & Attractions

 
An academic branch of Brigham Young University for Middle Eastern Studies, built at the...
. Mount Herzl. The State of Israel’s national cemetery was named after the state visio...
The House of Representatives of the State of Israel, comprising a plenary, conference r...
Memorial established on the Jordanian military post, with a permanent exhibition on the...
Avshalom’s Shrine. An ornate monument from the first century BCE, said to be the tomb o...
The winery in its present form was established in 2006, although its roots and wine mak...
 

 Accommodations

 
Located in the heart of the artist quarter of the old city of Safed, the Ruth Rimonim S...
The HaGoshrim Kibbutz and Resort Hotel’s 204 guest-rooms are situated in 3 wings distin...
Nof Ginosar is located at the foot of the Sea of Galilee and in front of the Goland hei...
Rooms of varying standards, in pavilions surrounded by manicured lawns. Guests enjoy fr...
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