(Toronto Star) JERUSALEM — For the past 3,000 years, Jewish families have been bringing their dead to the Mount of Olives cemetery.
A maze of hillside tombs, this graveyard is the holiest place for those in the Jewish faith to be laid to rest.
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Many Jews believe that when the Messiah comes to Earth riding on a white donkey, the dead will rise from their graves and walk to the holy Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City.
From the Mount of Olives cemetery, that's only a few hundred metres.