Mount Zion (Hebrew: הר צִיּוֹן, Har Tsion) is an elevation west of the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Jewish scriptures apply the term "Mount Zion" to the Temple Mount or the City of David, both located on this elevation. For Jews the term "Zion" became a synecdoche referring to the entire city of Jerusalem and the Land of Israel.
The entrance to this site of the Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives has been impressively photographed by Terminfox.
Ilya, you have a wonderful series on Jerusalem. I have studied about it in the bible and would love to be able to see it in person, but your photos are the "next best thing!" The new slideshow feature is really nice to view all the details of these.
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