The History & Significance of the Dome of the Rock in Islam & Judaism

Produced by Andrew Henry, a Ph.D student in Religious Studies and creator of the Religion for Breakfast YouTube channel, this informative video (09:40) explains the history of the Dome of the Rock, its significance in Islam and Judaism, and its controversial role in modern politics. The video describes its architectural features and symbolism, its association with Muhammad’s Night Journey and Ascension to heaven and the ancient Jewish Temples, as well as video footage from all the different parts of the sacred shrine.