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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 Menachem Begin Heritage Center Museum presents the dramatic life story of former Pr...
The Coenaculum marks the site of the "upper room," where the Last Supper of J...
Audiovisual presentation and permanent exhibit of day to day life in 701 BCE Jerusalem ...
 

 Accommodations

 
The Dan Boutique Jerusalem Hotel is a hotel with a contemporary interior design combini...
​Rising above the entrance to Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Park Plaza is the gateway to the...
​At the center of Jerusalem, adjacent to King George St.. 48 rooms.
The stone building was constructed in the beginning of the previous century as a luxury...
Christian Sites