Jerusalem - the Holy City

Jerusalem - the Holy City

Jerusalem- the Holy City

 

Jerusalem is holy to not one, but three religions!

It is the most holy city in Judaism, and Jews around the world pray towards Jerusalem every day. For thousands of years, they yearned to return to Jerusalem, where the ancient holy Temple once stood.

Jerusalem is holy in Christianity, and marks the site of the crucifixion of Christ and his resurrection. There are numerous holy sites to Christians around the city.

In Islam, Jerusalem is the second holiest city in the world after Mecca, and it is the site where Muhammad made his pilgrimage to. Sites like the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount attract Muslim believers from around the world.

All three religions have their holy sites in the city, and their stories and beliefs are told to every visitor, making Jerusalem the holiest city of all.   

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