Jerusalem District Local Customs

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  • Local Customs
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  • Local Customs
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Jerusalem District Local Customs

  • Tradition

    Jerusalem Local Customs

    YOM HAZIKARON Memorial Day - A day honoring Israeli soldiers who have died in the country's never-ending wars - over 23,169 soldiers at last count...It is always the day before Independence Day - usually in May, but sometimes in late April. This is a national holiday, not a religious one. Shops are open (although many of them close early) and...

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  • Religious Holidays

    Jerusalem Local Customs

    Good Friday, the day on which Jesus was crucified, according to the Christian belief, is a festive day in the Old City of Jerusalem. Pilgrims from every continent flock to the Via Dolorosa Church of the Holy Sepulchre. They carry wooden crosses of different sizes, small ones which they hold close to their bosom or huge ones which are a heavy load...

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  • Politics in this area.

    I am most recommanding to keep your political opinion to yourself. In Jerusalem it is mostly recommended. Almost every nationality, ethnic group & religion that exist on earth, have representation in this area, including of course the Christians, Jewish & Muslim or their verious movements.If asked, best just to reply that you do not know much about...

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  • Jesus Prayed for the City on Mt. of...

    There is nothing sacred about this Wailing or Western Wall by any means, the worshipper don't pray to the wall and that's all it is is a wall, in fact it's the foundation of the Temple mount where the Jewish Temple of God (Holy of Holie) was in 70 C.E. So the people pray in the direction of the Temple...which is quite funny because all over the...

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  • The Man from the Woman.

    This is a custom that has been handed down from generation to generation. At the Wailing or Western Wall...the men pray on one side and the women on the other, this way the women are not distracting the men at prayer time, so there is a partition that divides the prayer warrior with the women getting the smaller section.

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  • WAILING WALL or WESTERN WALL

    This Wall stands beneath the Dome of the Rock. Jewish and Christian devotees alike from all over the world come and pray at this Wall...some wail, other meditate, and the rest spectated. However you come God meets you here this is known as a local call for Heaven.

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