Mar Elias Monastery is a Greek Orthodox monastery in south Jerusalem, on a hill overlooking Bethlehem and Herodium. According to Christian tradition, Elijah rested here after fleeing the vengeance of Jezebel, it is said to be the burial place of the Greek Bishop Elias of Bethlehem who died in 1345, St. Elias, an Egyptian monk who became Patriarch of Jerusalem in 494. From the hill east of the monastery, in 1956 one or rather several Jordanian soldiers opened fire on a group of Israeli archaeologists visiting the excavation sites across the valley at Ramat Rachel, killing four and injuring 16. During the 1967 Six-Day War, the Israel Defense Forces overran Jordanian defences around the monastery on the way to Bethlehem and Hebron. After 1967 the height, known as Elijah Hill, was renamed in Hebrew as Givat ha'Arba'a, Hill of the Four, in honour of the four victims. Facing the monastery is a stone bench erected by the wife of the painter William Holman Hunt, who painted some of his major works at this spot.
The bench is inscribed with biblical verses in Hebrew, Greek and English. Since the 4th century, the monks of Mar Elias have cultivated grapes. Christianity in Palestine Jacob Pinkerfeld and archaeologist killed in 1956 by fire opened from Elijah's Hill Mar Elias Monastery, Bible walks Jonathan Lipnick, The First Church Dedicated Entirely To Mary, in Biblical Hebrew & Greek, 20 July 2016.
Legends is a music biography television series on VH1. Sponsored by AT&T Corporation, this series documents those artists who have made a significant contribution to music history to be profiled on the show; the show goes in-depth into the entire career of the artist, with each episode containing rare concert and music video footage. The initial episodes were narrated by Kris Kristofferson, however other narrators have included Sheryl Crow, Steven Tyler, Ossie Davis, Tate Donovan, Levon Helm, Henry Rollins, Charlie Rose, James Justice. Recent episodes have been narrated by William Baldwin. Tina Turner, Elton John, John Lennon are the only artists so far to have been profiled on both Legends and Behind The Music. Official website VH1's Legends on IMDb VH1's Legends at TV.com
Jarmo Ilmari Lindberg is a retired Finnish general and former Chief of Defence from 2014 to 2019. Lindberg began his career as a fighter pilot, was promoted to Commander of the Finnish Air Force and Deputy Chief of Staff and Armaments in the Defence Command. Lindberg graduated from the Kuusaa gymnasium in Kouvola in 1978 and completed his mandatory military service in Training Air Wing, Finnish Air Force in Kauhava, was active as a hobby pilot. In the 1970s he receive the nickname "Charles" Lindberg, after the famous aviator Charles Lindbergh, he maintains an active Twitter account by that name. In 1979, Lindberg enrolled in the flight cadet course and graduated in 1982, receiving a promotion to luutnantti, he flew as an officer pilot and demo pilot in Karelia Air Command in 1982–87, flying Soviet MiG–21BIS 1988 fighter planes, was promoted to flight commander in 1989. In 1993–94, Lindberg was the Chief of Pilot Training in the Finnish Air Force headquarters in Tikkakoski, Jyväskylä. In 1995, American McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornets were purchased to become the frontline fighter jets for the Finnish Air Force, replacing Saab Drakens and MiGs.
Lindberg attended a seven-month US Navy F/A–18 Hornet training course in Naval Air Station Lemoore and participated in the acquisition and maintenance of the Hornets. In 1995–1999 Lindberg was the Commander of Fighter Squadron 21 in Satakunta Air Command. In 1999 Lindberg was promoted to the Air Force Command, working as a Deputy Chief of Staff Air Force Operations and Chief of Plans and Ops. After working as Assistant Chief of Finnish Defence Staff in the Defence Command in Helsinki, he again served as a Commander in Lapland Air Command, Rovaniemi in 2005. In 2005, he received promotion to Brigadier General, worked as the Deputy Chief of Operations in 2005–2008. In 2008–2012 he was the Commander of the Finnish Air Force promoting international cooperation. In 2012–2014, he returned to the Defence Command as Deputy Chief of Staff and Armaments. In 2014, General Ari Puheloinen reached statutory retirement age, Lindberg was appointed as the Chief of Defence i.e. commander of the Finnish Defence Forces.
Lieutenant 1982 First Lieutenant 1984 Captain 1987 Major 1992 Lieutenant Colonel 1995 Colonel 2001 Brigadier General 2005 Major General 2008 Lieutenant General 2011 General 2014 Military merit medal Knight, Order of the White Rose of Finland Cross of Liberty, Order of the Cross of Liberty Honorary doctorate, University of Turku In 2016, the National Audit Office criticized Lindberg for attending hunting and fishing events organized by military suppliers and contractors. Lindberg had spent 25 days a year on these trips. Many of them were without any official programme, travel was paid by the organizer, which goes against the regulations of the FDF. NAO found a liability in that this sort of culture for breaching regulations could spread to the rest of the organization. Assistant Parliamentary Ombudsman Maija Sakslin reviewed the case and decided not to prosecute, finding Lindberg's attendance of these social events acceptable. Media related to Jarmo Lindberg at Wikimedia Commons