Mount of Olives


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(ŏl`ĭvĕt), ridge, E of Jerusalem, mentioned in the Old Testament as the scene of David's flight from the city, Ezekiel's theophany, and Zechariah's prophecy, and in the New Testament as a frequent resort of Jesus and the scene of his Ascension. The principal hill of the mount is often called "the Ascension." Bethany and Bethphage lie near its foot, and the garden of Gethsemane is on the western slope. 2 Sam. 15.30; Ezek. 11.23; Zech. 14.4; Mat. 21.1; Acts 1.12.

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, ridge, E of Jerusalem, mentioned in the Old Testament as the scene of David's flight from the city, Ezekiel's theophany, and Zechariah's prophecy, and in the New Testament as a frequent resort of Jesus and the scene of his Ascension.
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We could recognize the Tower of Hippicus, the Mosque of Omar, the Damascus Gate, the Mount of Olives, the Valley of Jehoshaphat, the Tower of David, and the Garden of Gethsemane--and dating from these landmarks could tell very nearly the localities of many others we were not able to distinguish.
And it is the dream of my heart that our English pennons shall wave upon the Mount of Olives, and the lions and lilies float over the holy city.
The SIlwan village in Occupied-East Jerusalem is a highly contentious and contested area of the city, being home to the ancient Jewish Necropolis -- which has thus drawn in a number of settler groups occupying key areas of the village -- as well as being in close proximity to the Old City and the Mount of Olives.
Police had earlier on Wednesday detained Qusai Radaydeh, 13, and Mohammad Jumaa, 13, also from al-Issawiya neighborhood; and Mohammad Qawasmeh, 16, from the Mount of Olives neighborhood.
While individuals or even small groups of visitors to the Mount of Olives cemetery have been targeted by Arab gangs in the area for decades, in recent years the assailants have become even more audacious, attacking large groups during funerals.
One reason why Gonda made Ascension Rock our first stop was that it was located on Mount of Olives.
Continue reading "Paying My Respects to a Beloved Ancestor at Jerusalem's Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery" at.
Mountain is a powerful movie about a married Orthodox Jewish woman with four children, who lives on the edge of a Jerusalem cemetery on the slopes of the Mount of Olives.
Ahead of Passover, right-wing Jewish organizations had urged Jews to flock to Jerusalem's Mount of Olives and the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound to offer sacrifices, Israeli media reported.
Other highlights of the trip will include the Mount of Olives and Mount Zion, Jerusalem, the Sea of Galilee (with a boat ride in a traditional vessel), Mount Tabor, the site of Christ's baptism on the River Jordan, and Cana where Jesus turned the water into wine at a wedding.
The video was shot in Mount of Olives and Ras al - Amud, and was recorded and produced by Sabreen Association for Artistic Development, Jerusalem.
28 (Petra)-- Israeli occupation forces Monday arrested four Palestinian children in the Mount of Olives neighborhoods in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem .