Women during the procession of Maria's night in Jerusalem

Category: People

 

Photo and caption by Zoya Golnick-Gurvich

Once a year orthodox christians celebrate the night of Maria - the night when Maria was visited by an angel and informed of her coming death. The procession is held in Jerusalem, starting 4 am and going through the streets of the old city. The procession is mostly women, carrying candles and white flowers.

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

 

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