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Jerusalem: Center of the World


Program Description

The epic story of the world’s most incredible city captures the rich mosaic of Jerusalem’s Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a sweeping history of over 4,000 years, this two-hour film explores the founding of the city; the birth and convergence of the world’s three major monotheistic religions; and the key events in Jerusalem’s history as described in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Talmud, the Hagaddah, the Koran and the Hadith. Venturing deep into Jerusalem, highlights include: Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall. Hosted by Ray Suarez. Executive Producer/Director is Andrew Goldberg.

Premiere

Premiered on PBS Tuesday, April 1, 2009 at 9 p.m. ET (8 p.m. Central).

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Spire of the Mosque of Omar.

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Spire of the Mosque of Omar.

Orthodox Jew in Jerusalem.

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Orthodox Jew in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem: Center of the World

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Jerusalem: Center of the World

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

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Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Medieval map shows Jerusalem as the center of the world.

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Medieval map shows Jerusalem as the center of the world.

The rock inside the Dome of the Rock.

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The rock inside the Dome of the Rock.

Title graphic for Jerusalem: Center of the World.

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Title graphic for Jerusalem: Center of the World.

The Western Wall.

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The Western Wall.

The City of Jerusalem

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The City of Jerusalem

 

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