|The Chapel of the Ascension and Surrounding Courtyard|
- The Traditional Site of Jesus’ Ascension into Heaven
- Site of the Byzantine Imbomon Church (Church “On the Hill”)
- Current location of the Crusader-period Chapel of the Ascension
Biblical events remembered here: (1) The ascension of Jesus into heaven forty days after his crucifixion and resurrection; (2) The return of Jesus with his people at his second coming.
Possible historical site of: (1) The Jewish fire signal used to announce the sighting of the new moon, (2) The burning of the red heifer to produce the ashes used for cleansing from the impurity of contact with the dead, (3) The burning of the sin offerings offered up on the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur).