Produced by Israel for Tourists, this informative video (02:53) provides a historical approach to the significance of Jerusalem in Islam, describing it as a “political outcome stemming from religious beliefs.” The video emphasizes
Written by Robert G. Hoyland, a Professor of Early Islamic Middle Eastern History at New York University, this thorough article discusses why Jerusalem became so important to Islam in the beginning of the religion.
This introductory article from ThoughtCo clearly explains the religious significance of Jerusalem in Islam. Known in Arabic as Al-Quds or Baitul-Maqdis (“The Noble, Sacred Place), the city is sacred to Muslims because of the biblical
This post presents Hadag Nachash’s song “Here I Come,” which follows one man’s journey between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and all that these two polar opposite cities represent about Israeli society. The Hebrew