Jerusalem: Sacred to the Three Monotheistic Faiths

This video (05:09) provides a general introduction to the historic city of Jerusalem and its significance to each of the three monotheistic religions. The video briefly discusses the city’s religious history and sacred sites according to each tradition, including the Western Wall and ancient Temples in Judaism, the place of Jesus’ crucifixion, burial and resurrection in Christianity, and the home of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, where Muhammad ascended to heaven according to Islam. 

 

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