Русский Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem

Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her! (Is.66:10)

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Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem

Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem

The Russian Orthodox Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem was founded in 1847 to serve as a representation of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Jerusalemite Patriarchate and to oversee the facilities caring for the thousands of pilgrims then flocking to the Holy Land from Russia.

July, 13, 2015 by decision of the Holy Synod of Russian Orthodox Church archimandrite Alexander (Elisov) was appointed head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem.

  Archimandrite Alexandre (Elisov), Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem

Date of Birth: February 12, 1960
Date of tonsuring: March 28, 1987
Ordination Date: April 7, 1987
Name Day: March 29.
 

Russian Orthodox Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem has several churches and historical sites in the Holy Land:
 

Holy Trinity Cathedral
Postal address: Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Russian Compound, 6 Heshin str., P.O.Box 1042, Jerusalem 9100902, Israel
Location: Google Maps
GPS-coordinates: 31.781476 N, 35.222658 E

Gorny convent in Ein Karem
Postal address: Russian Orthodox Gorny Convent, POB 1699 Jerusalem 91009, Israel
Location: Google Maps
GPS-coordinates: 31.764826 N, 35.155490 E

Metochion of Righteous Tabitha in Jaffa
Postal address: Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Russian Compound, POB 1042, Jerusalem 91009, Israel
Location: Google Maps
GPS-coordinates: 32.047717 N, 34.771184 E

Metochion in honor of Holy Forefathers in Hebron
Location: Google Maps
Coordinates: 31.534633 N, 35.085470 E

Metochion of St. John the baptist in Jericho
Location: Google Maps
Coordinates: 31.855165 N, 35.460848 E

Metochion of St. Maria Magdalene in Magdala
Location: Google Maps
Coordinates: 32.807585 N, 35.526649 E

Russian Pilgrims Residence in Bethlehem
Postal address: Pilgrim Deluxe Residence. 73, Milky Grotto Street, Bethlehem, Palestine POB436
Phone: + 972-2 276-60-40, fax + 972-2 276-60-41
E-mail: info@pilgrimresidence.com
Website: www.pr.rusdm.ru 
Location: Google Maps
Coordinates: 31.703638 N, 35.209913 E

Russian Pilgrims Residence at the Baptismal site in Jordan
Phone: + 962-79 515-49-07 and + 962-79 032-76-28 (Reservation Department); + 972-2 625-00-94 (Pilgrim Department in Jerusalem)
E-mail: rushoteljordan@rusdm.com
Website: www.hoteljordan.rusdm.ru
Location: Google Maps
Coordinates: 31.831583 N, 35.548245 E

Russian Pilgrims Residence in Tiberias
Website: www.dss.rusdm.ru 
Location: Google Maps
Coordinates: 32.785267 N, 35.543573 E

 

 

Contacts
 

Postal Address:
Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem,
Russian Compound, 6 Heshin str.,
P.O.Box 1042, Jerusalem 9100902, Israel

GPS-coordinates: 31.780668 N, 35.223018 E
Location on Google Maps

General questions:

Tel.: +972-2-625-25-65 ( 9:00-18:00 except weekends and holidays),
Fax: +972-2-625-63-25,
E-mail: missia@rusdm.ru

Press-service:

Tel.: +972-52-277-88-33
E-mail: igumennikon@mail.ru

Regarding questions about the sacraments (Baptism, Matrimony):

Tel.: +972-52-832-58-93 (10:00-17:00 except weekends and holidays),
Fax: +972-2-625-63-25

Regarding occasional services (prayer services, funerals, the consecration of icons, apartments, cars):

Tel.: +972-52-832-58-93 (10:00-17:00 except weekends and holidays),
Fax: +972-2-625-63-25

The donation to the Mission can be done as money transfer to the Israeli bank account:

THE RUSSIAN ECCLESIASTICAL MISSION IN JERUSALEM

Bank Leumi Le-Israel
Ha-Meleh George Branch
22 Ha-Meleh George Str., Jerusalem Israel
Acc. N 25980063
Swift Code - LUMIILITXXX
IBAN – IL100109020000025980063

Pilgrimage Department
 

Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem - the oldest Russian institution in the Holy Land - invites you to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and to bow to the great shrines of Christianity - the places of the Nativity, the Crucifixion and the Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Founded in 1847 and since then does not cease its activities Russian Mission has nearly 170 years of experience in reception and care of the pilgrims in the Holy Land.

Before starting the journey to the Holy Land, pilgrims of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission are present at an audience with His Beatitude Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all of Palestine, and receive his blessing.

The Russian Ecclesiastical Mission has 10 own hotels, which are located near the most important, saint and beautiful places in the Holy Land.

Contact us: 

Tel. Israel: +972 (2) 625-00-94
Tel. Moscow: +7 (495) 975-98-34
E-mail: palomnik@rusdm.com
Fax: +972-2-625-63-25