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A new, second golden dome graces Jerusalem’s skyline

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06.12.2021

Jerusalem now has a second golden dome, as those driving along the main road to the east of the Beit Safafa neighborhood will have noticed.

But unlike the famous Dome of the Rock in the Old City, adorned with 5,000 actual gold plates financed by the late king Hussein of Jordan, this smaller version, atop the Al-Rahman Mosque, has merely been painted to look like the real thing.

One of four mosques in the southern........

© The Times of Israel


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