Religious Life, Pilgrims, Processions

Christian holidays.jpgHoly Fire Procession DSC_9265 la 37.jpgDuring Catholic feet washing ceremony at holy sepulchre  church 2 APRIL 2015  DSC_8018.JPGJerusalem, inside Holy Sepulchre Church during Holy Fire ceremony; monk standing above the others;  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGInside the Holy Sepulchre Church, eve of Arm. Christmas  DSC_0895 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGDuring Catholic feet washing ceremony at holy sepulchre  church 2 APRIL 2015  DSC_8085.JPGJerus., Ethiop. Good Friday procession at the Ethiop. Monastery + Holy Sepulchre (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGJerusalem, at gate of Holy Sepulchre Church; Greek Orthodox Good Friday; nun kissing cross (closer); (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGArmenian Orthodox St James Cathedral (c)Dinu Mendrea  DSC_1743.JPGCatholic Palm Sunday 2015 DSC_2782.JPGJerusalem - inside the Holy Sepulchre Church during the Holy Fire Procession; (c) Dinu Mendrea.JPGInside the Holy Sepulchre Church, eve of Arm. Christmas  DSC_1164 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGCatholic Palm Sunday 2015 DSC_2747.JPGArmenian Church of St James   DSC_2182  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGCatholic Palm Sunday 2015 DSC_7510.JPGJerusalem Holy Sepulchre Church, Armenian procession (c)Dinu Mendrea AAA_5123.JPGE.V.E.N. students going up towards Olive Mount    1501  (c)Dinu Mendrea.jpgCatholic Palm Sunday 2015 DSC_3222.JPGCatholic Palm Sunday 2015 DSC_6865.JPGDuring Catholic feet washing ceremony at holy sepulchre  church 2 APRIL 2015  DSC_8127.JPGCatholic Palm Sunday 2015 DSC_6946.JPGDuring Catholic feet washing ceremony at holy sepulchre  church 2 APRIL 2015  DSC_7833.JPGOlive Mt; Greek Orthodox Palm Sunday procession, nuns; -3- (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGE.V.E.N. group at mass in the Holy Sepulchre Church   AAA_5261 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGCatholic Palm Sunday 2015 DSC_2829.JPGE.V.E.N. students  on Olive Mount watching the Old City of Jerusalem   1515  (c)Dinu Mendrea.jpgCatholic Palm Sunday 2015 DSC_7035.JPGFather Alexi in front of group at mass in the Holy Sepulchre Church AAA_5241  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGE.V.E.N. students, mass at Benedictine Monastery on Temple Mount, Jerusalem 1576  (c)Dinu Mendrea.jpgFrere Thomas in Jerusalem DSC_7532 (c) Dinu Mendrea.JPGJerusalem_Lions_Gate_Catholic_Palm_Sunday_procession_58_c_Dinu_Mendrea.jpgJerusalem, near Holy Sepulchre; Greek Orthodox Good Friday; monks w. candles, El-Omariye Mosque;  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGjewish holidays.jpg546) Jerusalem, Wailing (or Western) Wall; dove flying off; (L); (c)2001 Sandu Mendrea.JPGPurim DSC_5833 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGJerusalem,  Western Wall (c)Dinu Mendrea AAA_5899.jpgMea Shearim DSC_1657  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGKipur AAA_3204  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGJerusalem,  Western Wall, right after Yom Kipur (c)Dinu Mendrea   AAA_4348.jpgJerusalem, Purim in  Mea Shearim Neighborhood (c)Dinu Mendrea    DSC_4826.JPGPurim  DSC_5353.JPGJerusalem Hanuka in Mea Shearim Neighborhood (c)Dinu Mendrea DSC_0429.JPGBirkat Hacohanim 4   AAA_4657 (c)Dinu Mendrea.jpgJerusalem, Purim in  Mea Shearim Neighborhood (c)Dinu Mendrea     AAA_0950.jpgPurim  DSC_5942.JPGBe'Omer in Mea Shearim Neighborhood (c)Dinu Mendrea DSC_1791.JPGbefore Sukkot; man w. traditional myrtle branch, colourful star; (P); 1d1; (c)1994 Dinu Mendrea.jpgPurim  DSC_5985.JPGJerusalem,  Western Wall, right after Yom Kipur (c)Dinu Mendrea   AAA_1794.JPGPurim DSC_5901.JPGJerus., Purim in Ultra-Orthodox Mea She'arim Qrtr AAA_4391.JPGPurim DSC_5918 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGCopying the Torah (sofer stam) DSC_0843  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGJerusalem Hanuka in Mea Shearim Neighborhood (c)Dinu Mendrea  DSC_0524.JPGPurim DSC_5932.JPGBefore Yom Kipur in Mera Shearim neighborhood AAA_0715.JPGPurim DSC_6001  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGJerusalem Lag Be'Omer in Mea Shearim Neighborhood (c)Dinu Mendrea  DSC_1670.JPGPurim DSC_6013  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGPURIM Jerus., Purim in Ultra-Orthodox Mea She'arim Qrtr  AAA_4555 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGJerusalem,  Western Wall, right after Yom Kipur (c)Dinu Mendrea   AAA_3191.JPGSukot   AAA_3750.jpgJerusalem, Purim in  Mea Shearim Neighborhood (c)Dinu Mendrea    DSC_4908.JPGSukot  AAA_3291.JPGSukot  AAA_3402.JPGJerusalem, Purim in  Mea Shearim Neighborhood (c)Dinu Mendrea    DSC_4974.JPGSukot  AAA_3848.JPGSukot 2012  Photo -(c) Dinu Mendrea.JPGJerusalem,  Western Wall, right after Yom Kipur (c)Dinu Mendrea   AAA_1445.JPGSukot AAA_3826.JPG) Jerusalem ; The Western Wall (c)2001 Sandu Mendrea.JPG547) Jerusalem, Wailing (or Western) Wall; 2 pigeons kissing; (L); (c)2001 Sandu Mendrea.JPGPURIM Jerus., Purim in Ultra-Orthodox Mea She'arim Qrtr  AAA_4565 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGSukot AAA_3305.JPG545) Jerusalem; Wailing (or Western) Wall in snow; (L); 1C28; (c)1992 Sandu Mendrea.JPGJerusalem, Purim in  Mea Shearim Neighborhood (c)Dinu Mendrea     AAA_0933.jpg550) Jerusalem; Western (or Wailing) Wall in snow, man at gender fence; (P); (c)2000 Sandu Mendrea.JPGDSC_2279.JPG601) Jerusalem, the Italian Synagogue; hands opening book, holy ark (golden); (P); 1Ue6-1; (c)1995 Dinu M.JPGJerusalem, prayers at the Western Wall (c)Dinu Mendrea  1321.jpg548b) Jerus.; Wailing (or Western) Wall during sandstorm (man walking against the wind); modified; (L); (c)98 D.M.JPG