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Mount of Olives (2017)

Today, Holy Places is at the "Mount of Olives", rising to the east of Jerusalem, separates the Holy City from the Judean Desert, which from here begins its descent to the Dead Sea. The ... See full synopsis »

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Yanai Arfi

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Today, Holy Places is at the "Mount of Olives", rising to the east of Jerusalem, separates the Holy City from the Judean Desert, which from here begins its descent to the Dead Sea. The Kidron Valley, which surrounds Jerusalem to the east, separates the Mount of Olives from the city and from the nearby Mount Zion, located further to the south, from where Jesus set off on foot after the Last Supper, crossing the Valley to reach Gethsemane. Looking towards the north, beyond the Mount of Olives, Mount Scopus (820 m.) comes into view, today the site of Hebrew University. From the summit of the Mount of Olives one can enjoy the most evocative panorama of the Holy City, as it can be observed in its entirety from above. Its name, still used today, comes from the olive trees that for thousands of years have grown on the slopes of the Mount. In the Jewish tradition it is also known as the "Mount of Unction", since the oil made from its olives was used to anoint the king and the high priests. ...

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1 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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$110,000 (estimated)
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