The dispute over the holy city of Jerusalem, both Israel and Palestine, is very old and deep. This city holds a very special place for Islam, Jewish and Christianity. All three religions, which linked with Prophet Abraham to their history, consider Jerusalem as their holy place. This is the reason why the Jerusalem this city has been living in the hearts of Muslims, Jews and Christians for centuries. The city has been occupied, demolished and inhabited many times. Today Jerusalem remains in the headlines around the world because of the division and conflict between people of different religions. But their history also connects these people together.
In the center of the city is an
The area of Muslims is the largest in the region. This is where the Dome of the Rock and Mosque Al-Aqsa are located.It is situated on a stone which the Muslims call Haram al-Sharif. Mosque Al-Aqsa is the third holiest site in Islam, which is managed by an Islamic trust called Waqf. Muslims believe that Prophet Muhammad traveled from Mecca to here in one night and discussed it with the spirits of the prophets. A few steps away here is the sacred site of Dome of the Rock and from this place Prophet Muhammad traveled to Jannat. During the month of Ramadan, lakhs of people come here and offer Namaz.
The Jewish areas have the Kotel and the Western Wall in Jerusalem, the remaining part of the Wall of the Mount.It is believed that this was once the holy temple of the Jews. The Holy of Holies is the holiest place of the Jews within this holy site. The Jews believe that this is where the world was created.It was the place where Prophet Ibrahim decided to sacrifice his son Isaac
This city is not only religiously important but also diplomatically and politically important. Most Israelis consider Jerusalem to be their capital. The nation of Israel was established in 1948 and the Israeli Parliament was established in the western part of the city. In 1966 Israel war, Israeli army was also captured East Jerusalem. The ancient city also came under the control of Israel. But it was not recognized internationally. Israel has never gained absolute sovereignty over Jerusalem, and Israeli leaders continue to protest against it. Apparently Palestine has a different perspective towards it. They considers East Jerusalem as his original capital. In Israel and Palestine dispute, this is the international formula to establish peace. One-third of Jerusalem’s population is of Palestinian origin, many of whose families have lived here for centuries. The expansion of the Jewish colonies in the eastern parts of the city is also a major cause of controversy. These construction is illegal under the International Law, but Israel has been denying it.
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