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Soaring 18 meters, 'tree of life' to be dedicated in Ma'ale Adumim

 

October 21, 2022

The Tree of Life in Ma'ale Adumim, Shamir Park. The Tree of Life is the biggest in the world.

(JNS Wire) - On Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. at the beautiful, lakeside Shamir Park located in Ma'ale Adumim, a growing city outside of nearby Jerusalem, the district's newest tourist and interpretive cultural attraction, the "Tree of Life," will be dedicated by Mayor Benny Kashriel. The public is invited to attend the ceremony and share in the programmed events and experiences.

The enormous sculpted knurled olive tree is modeled on a 500-year-old olive tree trunk retrieved near the Garden of Gethsemane. The Tree of Life was created by famed Jerusalem sculptor Sam Philipe. The olive tree sculpture, t...



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