Holy Monasteries and Hegoumeneia (Abbot’s Quarters) outside Jerusalem


1. Holy Laura of Hosios Savvas the Consecrated
Abbot: His Beatitude, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem 
Confessor: Archimandrite Evdokimos
Stewart: Monk Ioannikios

15 Monks, 2 Novices

Holy Lavra of St. Savvas, P.O.Box 19824, Jerusalem 91199.
Tel: +972-2-2762915. Metochion (Dependency): +972-2-2748549


2. Holy Monastery of Saint George the Hozevite 
Abbot: Archimandrite Constantinos

6 Monks, 2 Novices
Tel: 00972/547/306557, P.O. Box 31388, Jerusalem 91001, Israel


3. Holy Monastery of Mount Sarantario (of Temptation)

Abbot: Archimandrite Gerasimos 
Tel: 02/2322827, Hierodeacon: f. Onouphrios

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 21, Jericho


4. Holy Monastery of Martha and Maria in Bethany 
Abbess: Nun Eupraxia, 10 Nuns.

Tel: +972-2-2799708.

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 19121, Jerusalem

5. Holy Monastery of the Twelve Apostles in Tiberias 
Abbot: Hieromonk Dionysios Tel: 04/6720042, 0546/106893
Greek Orthodox Convent, Sea Shore, P.O. Box 464, Tiberias


6. Holy Monastery of Abba Gerasimus of the Jordan

Abbot: Archimandrite Chrysostomos, Tel. 02/9943038, Mob: 0505/348892

Officiating priest: Hieromonk Kyriakos.

3 Monks, 6 Novices.

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 35, Jericho, Israel


7. Holy Monastery of Abba Theodosius the Cenobiarch

Abbot: Archimandrite Ierotheos. Tel. 02/2761223, 0528/516033.

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 1102, Jerusalem 91010, Israel


8. Holy Monastery of Jacob’s Well in Samaria

Abbot: Archimandrite Ioustinos. Tel. 09/2313123, 0599/658385.

Greek Orthodox Convent, Nablus


9. Holy Monastery of Mount Tabor

Abbot: Archimandrite Hilarion, Mob. 0522/413348, 6 Nuns.

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 2100, Nazareth 16000.

E-mail: fatherilarion@hotmail.com    


10. Holy Monastery of the Prophet Elisha of Jericho

Abbot: Archimandrite Philoumenos. Tel. 02/2322433, 0549/350350.

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 89, Jericho


11. Holy Monastery of Cana, Galilee

Abbot: Archimandrite Chrysostomos, Tel. 0547/849896

Email: jerousalem@hotmail.com & canagreekmonastery@hotmail.com

Greek Orthodox Convent, Kfar Cana. Tel. 04/6517111


12. Holy Monastery of the Holy Apostles in Capernaum

Superintendent: Monk Irinarchos, Mob. 0532/840991 & 0528/858421.

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 385, Tiberias.

Tel. 04/6722282, Fax: 04/6791535. Email: capernaoum1@gmail.com


13. Holy Monastery of St George in Lod (Lydda)

Abbot: Archimandrite Nikodimos. Mob. 0543/487849. Tel. & Fax: 08/9222023.

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 230, Lod


14. Holy Monastery of St George in Beit-Jala, Al-Khadr

Abbot: Archimandrite Ananias. Tel. 02/ 2743233, 0528/658828, 0544/598201

Email: ananias1@013.net.net


15. Holy Monastery of the Prophet Elias

Abbot: Archimandrite Paisios. Tel. 02/6760966, mob. 0542/341469

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 11006, Gilo, Jerusalem


16. Holy Monastery of John the Baptist in the Jordan

Superintendent: Archimandrite Chrysostomos. Tel. 02/9943038, 0505/348892.

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 35, Jericho, Israel


17. Holy Monastery of Palm Sunday, Bethphage

Superintendent: Nun Savvina. Tel. 0542/076941, 0542/421175.

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 29697, Jerusalem


18. In Beit-Jala, Churches: of the Nativity of Theotokos, of St Nicholas and of the Archangel Michael

Abbot: Archimandite Narcissus. Tel. & Fax at Priests’ Office: 02/2743178.

Officiating priests: Stewards f. Georgios Sahuan, Tel. 02/2751482, Mob. 0597/029084; f. Pavlos El Alam. Tel. 02/2764708 Mob. 0598/935957; f. Joseph Hondali Tel. 02/2777017 Mob. 0597/591093


19. In Ramallah, Church of the Transfiguration of the Saviour

Abbot: Archimandrite Galaktion, Tel: 02/2964684, 0599/805586

Office: Tel. & Fax: 02/29656618

Officiating priest: Steward f. Yacub Houri. Tel & Fax: 02/2965417

Mob. 0599/839881

Greek Orthodox Convent, P.O. Box 307, Ramallah


20. In Ramla, Church of St George

Abbot: Archimandrite Niphon, Tel. & Fax: 08/9221174 Mob. 0544/484786.

Greek Orthodox Convent, Kehilat Detroit Street 2, P.O. Box 38, 7100 Ramla


21. In Oreini, Monastery of John the Baptist

Abbot: Monk Chariton. Tel. 02/6436297, 0544/865063.

P.O. Box 14223, Jerusalem 91141, Israel


22. In Haifa, Church of the Prophet Elias


Officiating priest: Steward f. Demetrios Samra, Tel: 0504/743045, Fax: 04/9503990


23. In Karak, Church of St George

Abbot:………………………Tel. 962/3/2352176

Officiating priest: Steward f. Ioannis Hani Hamati. 962/79/5776615


24. In Fhes, Monastery of St George; and in Alali, Monastery of St James the Brother of God 

Abbot: Archimandrite Ieronymos. +962/6/5311140, +962/79/5892787

Officiating priests: Stewards f. Elias Soues 06/4729033, 079/5/565131, f. Jiries Smerat 079/5562183, f. Romanos Samaoui 079/5854465

Active in Fhes is “St George” Christian Youth and a Boy Scouts Association. Schools of Catechism, a Women’s Association, an Orthodox Society, and an Orthodox Charity Association are also in operation. St George’s Shrine operates in Mahes.

25. In Nablus, Rafidia and Nousfizbil Holy Churches of the Annunciation of Theotokos, St Dimitrios, Moses of Aithiopia and St George

Abbot: Protosyncellus Leontios. Tel: 0545/670651 & 0569803604

26. Holy Monastery of the Shepherds in Beit-Sahur

A Dependency of the Holy Laura of St Savvas

Superintendent: Archimandrite Ignatios. Tel. 02/2773135, 0522/810522. Fax: 02/2773118.

P.O. Box 11377, Jerusalem 911301, Israel


27. In Burqin, namely the Village of the Ten Lepers. St George Church

Superintendent: Monk Vissarion. Tel: 0569/397582. P.O. Box 32369, Jerusalem, Israel.


28. St Savvas Tower

Superintendent: Archimandrite Narcissus


29. Estate of Monk Galaktion

Superintendent: Monk Lazaros


30. St Chariton’s Laura at Ain-Farah



31. Holy Monastery of the Holy Cross in Qasr El-Mutran

Abbot: Archimandrite Hilarion, Mob: 0522/413348