The ancient Hebrew Temple Mount of Jerusalem is 37 acres and the Temple itself was 207 feet tall. To compare, the Arabic Dome of the Rock is 67 feet tall. The Temple symbolized Jewish sovereignty over Jerusalem and the Land of Israel.
Babylonian arrowhead - found in Jerusalem in material retrieved from the Temple Mount. It is of the type used by the Babylonian army that destroyed the Temple in Jerusalem in 586 BC. The attack is recorded in the Bible in 2 Kings
Interior of wealthy Jew's house, and his family The Jewish community of Damascus dated back to the Days of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. Over the centuries, their numbers were supplemented by Jews who were expelled from Spain in In the cour
The prohibition inscription from the Temple court in Jerusalem. This inscription was placed in the wall surrounding the Temple in Jerusalem warning that any Gentile who passed the entry through the wall would be punished with death.
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children play with a Hanukkah Dreidel (spinning top) at a kindergarten in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Mea Shearim during Hanukkah holiday in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 December 2012. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most important Jewish holidays and is celebrated by Jews worldwide during eight days to commemorate the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BC.