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Notes on the Geography of Jerusalem

Physically, Jerusalem is no more arresting than a dozen other Middle Eastern cities. No matter: David was here, then Jesus Christ, then Mohammed in legend and the Caliph Omar in fact. Suddenly this is a place for which people will die and on which the fate of nations is willingly staked. Claimed passionately by both Israelis and Palestinians, it is classed here by itself.

Jerusalem (11 pictures)
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher (6 pictures)
The Haram (Temple Mount) (7 pictures)
Walls, Gates, and Streets (14 pictures)
Europeans in 19th Century Jerusalem (8 pictures)
West Jerusalem: European (11 pictures)
West Jerusalem: Israeli (13 pictures)
East Jerusalem (6 pictures)

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