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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

A sign-posted promenade descending from Dung Gate along the Ofel excavation sites, reac...
This gate, in the eastern Temple Mount wall, is also called the Gate of Mercy or the Ea...
In 1884 the British General Gordon identified this site as Golgotha. Subsequent excavat...
Situated on Jerusalem’s Mount of Remembrance, Yad Vashem’s 45-acre campus comprises ind...
A visit to Gamla takes in history, archaeology and nature. Gamla is the site of a Jewis...
Christ Church, near Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate, was the first Protestant church in the Midd...

Accommodations

Rooms of varying standards, in pavilions surrounded by manicured lawns. Guests enjoy fr...
Nof Ginosar is located at the foot of the Sea of Galilee and in front of the Goland hei...
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