Where can I find this narration? Here is the original Arabic text of the narration that says that Jesus (Alayhisalam) was raised from Mt.Olives in Israel:-

عن صفية أم المؤمنين رضي الله عنها أنها كانت إذا زارت بيت المقدس ، وفرغت من الصلاة في المسجد الأقصى صعدت على جبل زيتا فصلت عليه وقالت : هذا الجبل هو الذي رفع منه عيسى عليه السلام إلى السماء

Where can I find this narration? Where is the chain of narrators and what is the authenticity of this narration?

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This wording has been recorded by Kashmiri in التصريح بما تواتر في نزول المسيح, cited from a persian tafsir called فتح العزیز or تفسیر عزیزی, written by Shah Abdul Aziz Dehlavi - in the tafsir or Surah at-Tin (urdu translation here). There is no chain cited for it there and I could not find it elsewhere in a cursory search.

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    Well done I was wondering what was meant with the note "ذكره في تفسير ((فتح العزيز)) في سورة التين. " because my information was that al-Kashmiri was also known for his commentary on ibn al-Humam's work فتح القدير. And I couldn't find a Tafsir called فتح العزيز nor تفسير عزيزي in Arabic.
    – Medi1Saif
    Mar 19, 2021 at 9:51

It is reported in the Acts of the Apostles, written by Luke, which is estimated a very reliable source in Christanity. Luke was not an eye-witness but had direct contact to eye-witnesses.

Acts, 1:9-12

And when he had said this, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white robes, and said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven." Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath day's journey away;

The Hadit drefers th this.

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