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26 May 2018
3 tiny, extremely rare 4th century BCE Jewish-minted coins found in Jerusalem
Struck during the Persian era, owl-inscribed 'Yehud' coins were discovered in the Temple Mount Sifting Project, doubling the number found in the Jerusalem next..
13 May 2018
In Israel, an international scientific symposium on Qumran
The central theme of the symposium was the idea and image of the desert next..
06 May 2018
Orthodox world celebrates the day of memory of the holy Great Martyr George
On May 6 (April 23) the faithful of the Orthodox Church celebrate the feast day of the holy Great Martyr George the Victorious, on the day of his reappearance next..
28 April 2018
Teenagers congratulated their peers from other countries on Easter
Easter of Christ is a great and significant holiday of our Church. Orthodox Christians celebrate it for 40 days, that is how many Easter chants sound in worship. Moscow schoolchildren, who are participants of the Pilgrimage project of the Patriarchal Center for the Spiritual Development of Children and Youth at the Moscow St. Daniel Monastery, recorded Easter greetings in various languages. next..
08 April 2018
We congratulate all visitors of our site on the holiday of the Bright Resurrection of Christ! next..
07 April 2018
The Foundation of St. Andrew the First-Called will deliver to Moscow a Holy Fire from Jerusalem
With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, on April 7, 2018, on the eve of the Orthodox Easter, the delegation of the Andrew the First-Called Foundation will deliver the Holy Fire from the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem to Moscow for the Easter Patriarchal Divine Service in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. The delegation will be headed by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Andrew the First-Called Foundation Vladimir Ivanovich Yakunin and the representative of the Russian Orthodox Church, Bishop of Krasnogorsk Irinarkh, Vicar of His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia. next..
31 March 2018
Perpetuate the memory of Russian sailors in the Spanish Menorca
Most recently, the portal Vesti.Ru published a report by Maria Sveshnikova on the project to restore the obelisk at the burial site of Russian sailors on the island of Menorca. Portal of Orthodoxy.Ru was asked to tell about this the prior of the church of St. equals. Mary Magdalene in Madrid, Protopriest Andrei Kordochkin, the initiator of this project. next..
22 March 2018
Israel began to demine the place of Christ's Baptism on the banks of the Jordan
The Ministry of Defense of Israel announced the beginning of the demining of the site of the baptism of Jesus Christ on the banks of the Jordan River with the transfer of the defused areas to the believers. next..
21 March 2018
In the new archaeological park of Israel in Megiddo will be presented early Christian mosaic
The mosaic adorned the floor in a large apartment building measuring 30-40 m, where one of the halls was reserved for worship next..
22 February 2018
In nd of biblical proportions, Prophet Isaiah’s seal claimed to be unearthed
Chanced upon near a seal identified with King Hezekiah, a tiny clay piece may be the first-ever proof of the prophet, though a missing letter leaves room for doubt next..
09 February 2018
On the outskirts of Jerusalem a park was opened on the site of an ancient basin where the apostle Philip could baptize an Ethiopian eunuch
The Israeli Antiquities Authority last week presented the results of archaeological excavations to the public at the opening ceremony of a new natural park in the Ein Haniya source area in the southern vicinity of Jerusalem. next..
11 January 2018
Israel has set an absolute record in the number of tourists
Israel has set an absolute record in the number of tourists next..
01 January 2018
The seal of the ruler of Jerusalem, dating from the period of the First Temple
On Monday, January 1, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced a unique discovery: during the excavations near the Wailing Wall, a unique clay seal was found that belonged to the ruler of Jerusalem 2700 years ago. next..
30 December 2017
Thank you in 2017!
On the outcome of the outgoing year tells the chief editor of the site Pavel Viktorovich Platonov next..
28 December 2017
Israel: Russian tourists are in second place in the tourist flow
The growth of the tourist flow in 25% as a whole for the season 2017 was recorded in the Ministry of Tourism of Israel. In total, Israel was visited by 3.6 million tourists, which brought the Israeli economy 20 billion shekels. next..
26 December 2017
Here the Savior of the world walked. The second part of the series of films about the Holy Land is over.
The second part of the series of films is finished - "According to the Gospel places in the Holy Land" next..
20 December 2017
In Israel found the ruins of the Byzantine monastery
Israeli archaeologists have discovered under Jerusalem the ruins of an ancient Byzantine monastery and a church 1,500 years old with well-preserved colored mosaics, the Israeli Antiquities Authority said. next..
19 December 2017
The First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York headed the celebration of the Znamensky Synodal Cathedral in New York
The feast day of the Znamensky Synodal Cathedral - in honor of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God, began at the All-Night Vigil on Saturday, December 9th. On Sunday, December 10, the Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the mountains. New York was led by Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad. On the patronal feast, a clergyman of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, deacon Roman Gultyaev, who was ordained to this diocese in this cathedral, arrived at Znamensky Cathedral. During the Liturgy, Metropolitan Hilarion ordained him to the office of presbyter. Father Roman, who is also a guide and is studying the history of the Russian presence in the Holy Land, is known to many Orthodox people in America and in Russia. next..
18 December 2017
Today, the Orthodox Church celebrates the memory of St. Sabbas the Sanctified (439–532)
This outstanding ascetic of piety tied himself up in the picturesque rocky gorge of hard-to-reach places of the Judean Mountains at the end of the 5th century. The Great Lavra, founded by the Monk Sabbas, stretches on the western slope of a mountain range stretching from East Jerusalem along the Kidron stream 20 kilometers south of Jerusalem, 5 kilometers west of the Dead Sea. next..
03 October 2007
A Clergyman of Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral to Participate In the Irkutsk Festival of Church Music and Bell Ringing
The city of Irkutsk will host a Festival of Church Music and Bell Ringing on October 5-10, 2007, as part of the program "Shining Russia: Days of Russian Spirituality and Culture." next..
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"Russia in colours" in Jerusalem