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    The Dome of the Rock is one of the most sacred buildings for Muslims in Jerusalem and around the world. It’s situated in the heart of the old city, on the site of Solomon’s Temple and the second Temple. In early Islamic Jerusalem, the a number of members in the declined Jewish population of the city were once permitted to pray on Temple Mount (Peters 194). After the construction of the Dome of the Rock, however, the atmosphere of the area changed (Peters 194). Jews who were temporarily allowed…

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    were fighting for Jesus to claim back his holy place of birth. However, the Muslims had it in their mind that they were defending THEIR land and the Christians were invaders. As a result, in 1099, when these Christian and Muslim armies collided in Jerusalem, it…

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    Hinnom Valley is a deep, narrow ravine separating Mount Zion from the so-called Hill of Evil Counsel. It forms the southern border of ancient Jerusalem and is mentioned several times in the Bible. It's original Hebrew name is Gei ben-Hinnom which means Valley of Son of Hinnom. Nobody really knows who Hinnom or his son were but the name stuck through the ages. The earliest mention of the valley of Hinnom is in the Book of Joshua 15:8, where the boundary line between the tribes of Judah and…

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    This essay is based on the events that lead to the change of Qiblah. I would examine the importance of changing the Qiblah for our importance for our prophet (pbuh) as well as examining the controversies after the change of Qiblah. In this essay I will be explaining the similarities between the Muslim Jews and Christians. History of Masjid Haram and Masjid Aqsa Masjid Al Haram also called ‘the sacred mosque”. Masjid Al Haram is the largest mosque in the world. It is Islam’s holiest place.…

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    Temple Mount Summary

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    “Temple Mount Summary” Israeli authorities have taken action through banning all non-Muslim prayer within Temple Mount’s compound and restricting Jewish prayer to the tattered remnants of the West Wall in an attempt to dissipate heated debate of this sacred location. After an attempted Palestinian assassination of a protuberant Israeli advocate, Yehuda Glick, Israeli governmental officials temporarily forbade all Palestinian men under the age of 35 from entering the complex. Preceding Muslim…

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    Olive Tree Symbolism

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    The agriculture industry in Palestine is crucial to the economy, and is the pillar of their food security. However, the agriculture industry in Palestine is being controlled and restricted by the Israeli government. Israel continues to use the Palestinian agriculture as a means to inflict collective punishment on the Palestinian people to confiscate more land in the Occupied Territories’ (OT). Israel continues to confiscate Palestinian agricultural land and aquifers by denying Palestinian…

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    Dome Of The Rock Essay

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    Temple Mount (Grabar 38). In early Islamic Jerusalem, the small Jewish population of the city was once permitted to pray at the site (Peters 194). After the construction of the Dome of the Rock, however, the atmosphere of the area changed (Peters 194). Jews who were temporarily allowed to enter the Temple Mount area as…

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    Manzikert, the Byzantine army battled the Seljuk Turks. Romanus IV, the emperor of the Byzantine Empire, was killed and his army obliterated. The Turks expanded their empire into Anatolia, Syria, Jerusalem, and throughout the Holy Land. Turkish zealots prevented Christian pilgrims from visiting Jerusalem and other places Christians considered sacred. (Acrobatiq, 2014) Alexius I Comnenus, the emperor of Greece, was very troubled by the expeditious expansion of the Muslim Turks and…

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    Jerico Meaning

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    JERICO is a name derives from different origin with different meaning To make my very good name is my mother because of her idol jericho rosales and to say something different. Jerico name in Hebrew, Yeriẖo, is generally thought to derive from the Canaanite word Reaẖ ("fragrant"), but other theories hold that it originates in the Canaanite word for "moon" (Yareaẖ) or the name of the lunar deity Yarikh for whom the city was an early centre of worship.Behind the Name: Meaning, origin and history…

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    Flavius Josephus Analysis

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    The destruction of the Jewish temple and the subsequent destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans around 70 C.E. is a significant part of the saga of the Jewish people. The destruction of this famous cultural city and its renowned temple had extreme and far fetching consequences for not only the inhabitants of the city but to all Jewish culture. When examining the causation of this destruction historians turn to one of the most important primary sources of the event the historian Flavius Josephus.…

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