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    • Jerusalem - One of the oldest cities in the world
    • Jerusalem - One of the oldest cities in the world This article is regarding Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities in the world. Its history is special as well as fascinating for many reasons. It is the focal point of the three monotheist religions of the world—Judaism, Christianity and Islam and is known to be one of the oldest cities.  
    • Today, more than ever, Jerusalem is at the center of a great political controversy that affects not only the Jewish people and the Muslims and Arabs in the region, but Christians as well thus engulfing a major part of the globe. Jerusalem - One of the oldest cities in the world
    • More than half of the world’s population (approximately 55%1) consider Jerusalem sacred and revere it for various religious reasons. Jerusalem - One of the oldest cities in the world
    • Jerusalem has a place in Judaism because of its beliefs rooted in the Biblical Zion, the City of David, and the city being the site of Solomon's Temple. Jerusalem - One of the oldest cities in the world
    • Christians also hold it high because it was where Jesus spent the last days of his ministry, and where the Last Supper, and according to Christian beliefs the Crucifixion and the Resurrection took place. Jerusalem - One of the oldest cities in the world
    • Islam and Muslims honor Jerusalem because Jerusalem was Islam’s first Qibla (direction for prayers) and it was from Jerusalem that Prophet Muhammad ascended to the heavens in the famous event that has come to be known as “Al-Israa wal Me’raj”. Jerusalem - One of the oldest cities in the world
    • The presence of historical landmarks of religious importance has also earned Jerusalem a position as a UNESCO World Heritage Site2. Jerusalem - One of the oldest cities in the world
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