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COUNTRIES, CULTURES, HISTORY / Israel, Holy Land, Palestina


Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world flock to Israel and to the holy land of Christians, Jews and Muslims, Jerusalem, to celebrate Easter, and to visit biblical places like the Wailing Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Temple of Salomon, the El-Aqsa Mosque, the magnificent Dome of the Rock and the Mount of Olives. Wailing wall, Wia dolorosa, Via Crucis


 

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The Living Jerusalem
Ivan Benda: Liwing Jerusalem. 2003. Budapest Wherever he might be in the world, London or Beijing, Haifa or New York, Budapest or Cape Town, a Jew, when he wants to go to the City, will say: I’m going up to Jerusalem. I ask you to follow his example. Let’s open this impressive book and walk slowly up to Ivan Benda’s Jerusalem, which seems close to us on the pages, yet is as far as the sky. Through effort and goodwill and above all, through love, we can bring this sky closer to our profane world. He, who took these photographs shows us Jews, Christians and Muslims the path to follow. by László Csorba
Jacobite Chapel. Holy Sepulchre. Jerusalem
Jacobite Chapel in Holy Sepulchre.
Muslim guards
Muslim guards
Saint Michael chapel
Saint Michael chapel
Chapel of Saint John and| Mary Magdalena
Chapel of Saint John and Mary Magdalena
Chapel of Frank
Chapel of Frank
The Way of Sorrow- Second station
The Way of Sorrow, Second station_Second Station- the Chapel of the Flagellation where tradition holds that Jesus was interrogated by Pilate. The Franciscans begin their weekly procession through the Stations of the Cross here, on Friday afternoons. This modest chapel was built on the site of a Crusader oratory. Inside are glass panel representing the scourging of Jesus (center), Pilate cleansing his hands of the blood of the innocent (left), and the liberation of Barabas (right). Ecce Homo Arch – this is the second station along the Via Dolorosa. In the 16th century, pilgrims began to refer to the arch as Ecce Homo Arch, referring to Pilate’s declaration as he presented Jesus to the crowd of spectators –Behold the man!-.In reality it is part of a triumphal arch built by Hadrian in 135 A.D. to commemorate his conquest of Jerusalem. The original arch had three parts> the largest, central arch which spans the Via Dolorosa, the left arch which is no longer in existence, and the right arc that can still be seen today inside the Church of the Sisters of Zion.
The Way of Sorrow- Eight Station
The Way of Sorrow- Eight Station. A small plaque with a cross on the wall marks the place where Jesus met his pious women of Jerusalem and told them, “Don’t weep for me, daughters of Jerusalem, but yourselves and your children.” st. Luke
The Way of Sorrow- Ninth Station
The Way of Sorrow- Ninth Station –A column near the Ethiopian monastery shows the place where Jesus fell for the third time.
The Way of Sorrow- Fifth Station
Way of Sorrow- Fifth Station. – As the inscription above the door of this Franciscan chapel says, here Simon of Cyrene took the cross from Jesus and carried it on to Golgotha. This is mentioned in three Gospels, but not in that of John.
The Way of Sorrow- First Station
the Chapel of the Flagellation where tradition holds that Jesus was interrogated by Pilate. The Franciscans and Pilgrim's begin their weekly procession through the Stations of the Cross here, on Friday afternoons. This modest chapel was built on the site of a Crusader oratory. Inside are glass panel representing the scourging of Jesus (center), Pilate cleansing his hands of the blood of the innocent (left), and the liberation of Barabas (right).
Pesach in Mea She'arim. Jerusalem.
Pesach in Mea She'arim. This quarter is home to the most ultra orthodox of Jews, some so exteme in their views that thay do not recognise the modern State of Israel because it is not a theocracy. Here in a world unlike any other in Jerusalem, more reminiscent of the 19th century ghettos of Eastern Europe, a whole community lives, trying to avoid the march of time around them.
Mea She'arim ultra ortodox of Jews
Mea She'arim Quarter is home to the ultra ortodox of Jews, some so extreme in their views thet they do not recognise the modern State of Israel because it is not a theocracy. Here in the world unlike any other in Jerusalem, more reminiscent of the 19th century ghettos of Eastern Europe, a whole community leves, trying to avoid the march of time around them.

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