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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...
A museum campus housing pavilions presenting artifacts from ancient cultures in Israel....
The Supreme Court was designed to be impressive, but not overbearing. The building has ...
Hechal Shlomo The seat of the Chief Rabbinate, Hechal Shlomo is home to an impressive ...

Accommodations

The Agron Guest House is situated in the heart of the Jerusalem and as such it is ideal...
The Prima Kings is a famous landmark in the historical mecca of Jerusalem.
The stone building was constructed in the beginning of the previous century as a luxury...
Harmony Hotel is a boutiqe hotel with 50 rooms facing the roofs and the uniqe alles of ...
Christian Sites