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Churches & Monasteries \ The Church of Dormition
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View from the Mevasseret
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Jerusalem Camel
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David´s Tomb
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Churches & Monasteries \ The Church of Dormition
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Mount Zion
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Churches & Monasteries \ Church of the Dormition
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Photographer: © Moshe Porat M.D. Date: 07.11.2009 Photo number: 12437 Views: 29k
Mount Zion
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Mount Zion
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David playing the harp
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Destroying the old building on Kikar Zion
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The Church of Dormition
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Mount Zion
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David playing the harp
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Gehenna
Gehenna, gehinnam, or gehinnom (Hebrew: גהנום, גהנם, Greek γεεννα) are words used in Jewish and Christian writings for the place where evil people go in the afterlife (see Hell). The name is derived from a geographical site in Jerusalem known as the Valley of Hinnom, one of the two principal valleys surrounding the Old City. Initially the site where idolatrous Jews sacrificed their children to the god Molech (2 Chr. 28:3, 33:6; Jer. 7:31, 19:2-6), the valley later became the common wasteyard for all the refuse of Jerusalem. Here the dead bodies of animals and of criminals, and rubbish, were cast and, according to legend, consumed by a constant fire. In time it became the image of the place of everlasting destruction in Jewish tradition[1]. However, Jewish tradition suggests the valley had a 'gate' which led down to a molten lake of fire. (Possibly 'The furnace of Yahweh' in Zion to which Isaiah refers 31:9, 30:33). It is unknown whether this 'gate' was an actual geophysical feature within the valley that provided the focus for cultic activity (2 Kings 23:10) or simply a metaphorical identification with the entrance to the underworld that had come to be associated with the valley.

Gehenna is cited in the New Testament and in early Christian writing to represent the final place where the wicked will be punished or destroyed after resurrection. In both Rabbinical Jewish and Christian writing, Gehenna as a destination of the wicked is different from Sheol or Hades, the abode of the dead.

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Gehenna
Gehenna, gehinnam, or gehinnom (Hebrew: גהנום, גהנם, Greek γεεννα) are words used in Jewish and Christian writings for the place where evil people go in the afterlife (see Hell). The name is derived from a geographical site in Jerusalem known as the Valley of Hinnom, one of the two principal valleys surrounding the Old City. Initially the site where idolatrous Jews sacrificed their children to the god Molech (2 Chr. 28:3, 33:6; Jer. 7:31, 19:2-6), the valley later became the common wasteyard for all the refuse of Jerusalem. Here the dead bodies of animals and of criminals, and rubbish, were cast and, according to legend, consumed by a constant fire. In time it became the image of the place of everlasting destruction in Jewish tradition[1]. However, Jewish tradition suggests the valley had a 'gate' which led down to a molten lake of fire. (Possibly 'The furnace of Yahweh' in Zion to which Isaiah refers 31:9, 30:33). It is unknown whether this 'gate' was an actual geophysical feature within the valley that provided the focus for cultic activity (2 Kings 23:10) or simply a metaphorical identification with the entrance to the underworld that had come to be associated with the valley.

Gehenna is cited in the New Testament and in early Christian writing to represent the final place where the wicked will be punished or destroyed after resurrection. In both Rabbinical Jewish and Christian writing, Gehenna as a destination of the wicked is different from Sheol or Hades, the abode of the dead.

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Churches & Monasteries \ Mary Magdalene, Entry to Russian Orthodox Church
Photographer: © Valery Dembitsky Date: 02.12.2009 Photo number: 12754 Views: 22k
Destroying the old building on Kikar Zion
Photographer: © Gennadi Zimmerman Date: 27.06.2009 Photo number: 9674 Views: 22k
Landscape photos, Mount Zion
Photographer: © Moshe Porat M.D. Date: 09.11.2009 Photo number: 12473 Views: 20k
Gehenna
Gehenna, gehinnam, or gehinnom (Hebrew: גהנום, גהנם, Greek γεεννα) are words used in Jewish and Christian writings for the place where evil people go in the afterlife (see Hell). The name is derived from a geographical site in Jerusalem known as the Valley of Hinnom, one of the two principal valleys surrounding the Old City. Initially the site where idolatrous Jews sacrificed their children to the god Molech (2 Chr. 28:3, 33:6; Jer. 7:31, 19:2-6), the valley later became the common wasteyard for all the refuse of Jerusalem. Here the dead bodies of animals and of criminals, and rubbish, were cast and, according to legend, consumed by a constant fire. In time it became the image of the place of everlasting destruction in Jewish tradition[1]. However, Jewish tradition suggests the valley had a 'gate' which led down to a molten lake of fire. (Possibly 'The furnace of Yahweh' in Zion to which Isaiah refers 31:9, 30:33). It is unknown whether this 'gate' was an actual geophysical feature within the valley that provided the focus for cultic activity (2 Kings 23:10) or simply a metaphorical identification with the entrance to the underworld that had come to be associated with the valley.

Gehenna is cited in the New Testament and in early Christian writing to represent the final place where the wicked will be punished or destroyed after resurrection. In both Rabbinical Jewish and Christian writing, Gehenna as a destination of the wicked is different from Sheol or Hades, the abode of the dead.

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Photographer: © RomKri Date: 17.01.2010 Photo number: 13498 Views: 52k
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Destroying the old building on Kikar Zion
Photographer: © Gennadi Zimmerman Date: 27.06.2009 Photo number: 9671 Views: 20k
Churches & Monasteries \ Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu
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Churches & Monasteries \ Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu
Photographer: © Valery Dembitsky Date: 06.08.2011 Photo number: 17741 Views: 16k
Churches & Monasteries \ The Church of Dormition
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Mount Zion
Photographer: © Марк Бокман Date: 14.03.2010 Photo number: 14267 Views: 18k
Churches & Monasteries \ Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Photographer: © Valery Dembitsky Date: 21.09.2009 Photo number: 11878 Views: 22k
Churches & Monasteries \ Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Photographer: © Valery Dembitsky Date: 21.09.2009 Photo number: 11879 Views: 22k
Churches & Monasteries \ Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in side
Photographer: © Valery Dembitsky Date: 05.05.2010 Photo number: 15321 Views: 39k
Old City, Mount Zion
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Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu
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Churches & Monasteries \ Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu
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The Church of Dormition
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View on the Juda Desert
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Churches & Monasteries \ Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu
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Monument to King David
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The Wall of Gethsemane Garden
Gethsemane is a garden at the foot of the Mt. Olives in Jerusalem most famous as the place where Jesus and his disciples prayed the night before Jesus' crucifixion.
Photographer: © Valery Dembitsky Date: 30.12.2009 Photo number: 13343 Views: 17k
Churches & Monasteries \ Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu
Photographer: © Valery Dembitsky Date: 06.08.2011 Photo number: 17728 Views: 9k