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St. George's Episcopal Cathedral, Jerusalem

St. George's Episcopal Cathedral - Jerusalem, Israel
St. George's Episcopal Cathedral
20 Nablus Road, Jerusalem, Israel 91191Map
+972 2 627 1670
Neighborhood: East Jerusalem

Dedicated to the early Christian martyr, St. George of Lydda (England's patron saint, a Roman soldier and martyr more often associated with dragon-slaying), the Cathedral is a neo-Gothic edifice that resembles Oxford's New College. In this compound, the Turkish governor surrendered to British General Allenby in 1918. Within the walls are St George's College, a guest house, and the Episcopal bishop's residence. This is a very active congregation, much involved in the Palestinian independence movement, peace and social justice issues.

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By Yendabril | Posted 09/01/13
  I have written an article about my experience at St George's when Bp Dawani was installed. It was published in Anglican and Episcopal History, an academic journal, and can be found here:   Read More
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