Women during the procession of Maria's night in Jerusalem
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