Tag: Temple Mount History

Temple Mount history refers to the history of Jerusalem's Temple Mount. Considered sacred ground even before Biblical times and bitterly contested in our own day, the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is one of the most fascinating and important places on earth, with great religious significance to Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

01/11 | Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

12/03 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

What Were the Crusades and How Did They Impact Jerusalem?

11/11 | Some of the most famous churches in Jerusalem were built during the Christian Crusades by Crusaders wishing to memorialize sites they believed to have great Christian significance.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem, Post-Biblical Period.


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