The Church of Mary Magdalene is a Russian Orthodox church located on the Mount of Olives, near the Garden of Gethsemane in East Jerusalem. The church was built in 1886 by Tsar Alexander III to honor his mother, Empress Maria Alexandrovna of Russia.
*ISRAEL ~ Pools of Bethesda Here Jesus healed a man that lay paralyzed for 38 years. Nearby is the beautiful Crusader Church of St Ann with exceptional acoustics. Pilgrims love to sing a hymn in the church