al-Eizariya

Al-Eizariya or al-Azariya, also referred to by its classical name of Bethany, is a town in the . The name al-Eizariya refers to the New Testament figure Lazarus of Bethany, who according to the Gospel of John, was raised from the dead by Jesus.

Landmarks in the Area

Tourism location
The Tomb of Lazarus is a traditional spot of pilgrimage located in the town of , traditionally identified as the biblical village of Bethany, on the southeast slope of the , some 2.4 km east of . Photo: Marion Doss, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Church
is situated 1¼ km northwest of al-Eizariya. Photo: Alistair, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Church
The Chapel of the Ascension is a shrine located on the Mount of Olives, in the At-Tur district of Jerusalem. is situated 1¼ km northwest of al-Eizariya. Photo: adriatikus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
At-Tur is an Arab majority neighborhood on the approximately 1 km east of the Old City of . is situated 1¼ km northwest of al-Eizariya.

Suburb
Ras al-Amud is a Palestinian neighborhood in , located southeast of the Old City, overlooking Silwan to the south, Abu Dis and to the east, and the Temple Mount to the north. is situated 1½ km west of al-Eizariya. Photo: Rhododendrites, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Village
az-Za'ayyem is a Palestinian village in the Jerusalem Governorate, located 3 kilometers east of in the central . is situated 1½ km north of al-Eizariya. Photo: Mary Madigan, CC BY 2.0.

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