The capital of Israel, Jerusalem is situated in the Judean Mountains between the northern edge of the Dead Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. It is a holy city to the three major religions –Christianity, Islam and Judaism. The city has a population of 780,200 as of 2009.
Asked in The Bible, Jerusalem
What were the long term accomplishments of the Jerusalem council?
Acts 15 in the New Testament outlines the meeting of the Jerusalem Council. The council was called because Gentiles were being told they had to be circumcised (as part of the law of Moses) to be saved. The result or "accomplishment" of the council's meeting is known as the apostolic decree (Acts 15:20, 29; 21:25). It is a list of requirements for Gentiles.
Asked in Jerusalem, Government
Where can you send a letter to Prime Minister Benjamin netanyahu?
Asked in Jerusalem, Israel, Treaties
How will Israel divide Jerusalem?
I do not believe that Israel would willing divide Jerusalem. If such a division did occur, because of some peace treaty negotiations, the city would likely be divided between West Jerusalem (to Israel) and East Jerusalem (to Palestine) and the Old City of Jerusalem would be under some sort of Israeli or international aegis. After the failure of the Taba Summit Agreement, the Israeli populace would not get behind a Palestinian-controlled Old City.
Asked in Jerusalem, Israel, Mosque
Where is the dome of rock mosque located?
The mosque itself resides on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.It's the distinctive golden dome that's featured prominently in virtually every photograph that includes the Old City of Jerusalem. As I write this, there's a beautiful photo of it displayed right here, at the top of this web-page on Answers.com .