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Why Is Jerusalem So Important for Muslims?

Short Answer: Because it’s the third most important place of worship for Muslims, after Makkah and Madina. Allah brought Prophet Muhammad to Jerusalem in his Night Journey, where he led the other Prophets in prayer, signifying that Islam is the final revelation after many before it.  Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your …

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Why Is Al-Aqsa Mosque So Important for Muslims?

Short Answer: Islam considers Al-Aqsa Mosque as one of the earliest and the most noteworthy places of worship of God. Muslims were commanded to turn towards this mosque in Jerusalem for prayer, before the Kaabah in Makkah was declared as the qiblah (the direction to which Muslim pray). Muslims have a mutual claim to the Holy Land with the Christians …



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