Sacred by nature

In case you feel the need for another reason for the sacredness epithet, the forthcoming installment of the annual Mekudeshet (Sanctified) Festival might do the trick for you.

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August 1, 2018 18:09
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THE ONE Night in Atlantis listening spectacle takes place on August 9 as part of Jerusalem’s Mekudes

THE ONE Night in Atlantis listening spectacle takes place on August 9 as part of Jerusalem’s Mekudeshet Festival. (photo credit: CHEN WAGSHALL)

 
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Everyone knows Jerusalem is a holy city, right? That might be the reason why there have been so many pilgrimages made here and, sadly, so much blood shed over it. But just in case you feel the need for another reason for the sacredness epithet, the forthcoming installment of the annual Mekudeshet (Sanctified) Festival might do the trick for you.

The eighth edition kicks off on August 8, and will run through to August 28. The event, which takes place under the auspices of the Jerusalem Season of Culture, goes by the subheading of “Jerusalem-Inspired Creativity.” That, in a nutshell, is what the festival has aspired to do since its inception.

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