But in Israel just about no one knows of this special day. And Jerusalem has no holy (or otherwise) places connected with Ireland. We have no green beer today, no shamrocks.
Down in the Negev desert, however, is a Bedouin village that boasts something really really green.
"The wearing of the green" by a house!
We were told that the owner wanted a house the color of the buses he drives. He is a share-holding member of the Egged bus cooperative and he wants everybody to know it. Being a chaver Egged is a status symbol in Israel.