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Priest in Jordan river at the baptism annual traditional Mass
Edited photographer caption: Once a year on January 18, thousands of Orthodox Christians make pilgrimage to Qasr al-Yahud, the traditional baptism site of Jesus on the Jordan River, to celebrate the Epiphany. During that ceremony, I shot this priest while raising his hand and praying to God.
||Qasr al-Yahud, near Jericho, Palestine, State of
||Canon EOS 5D Mark III
||© Achikam Ben yosef
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