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Take a whirlwind animated tour of Jerusalem’s past and present and discover 4,000 years of history in under two minutes.

You’ll find everything you need to know about this holy city in this video, from prehistory – the binding of Isaac (1676 BCE), the destruction of the First Temple (720 CE), and the Maccabees’ victory (167 BCE) – through modern times – the Ottoman Conquest (1516 CE), the British Mandate (1917 CE), and the unification of Jerusalem (1967 CE).

Hold on to your hats – Here we go!