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Dome of the Rock

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Wailing Wall or Western Wall

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Church of Holy Sepulcher


History of Religion in 90 seconds
The Legacy of Abraham TIME September, 2002

Judaism 101

City of Jerusalem
**http://vimeo.com/15034110**
Have students work in groups to identify and annotate a map all of the sites within Jerusalem holy to Judaism, Christianity, Islam. What sites are holy to more than one religion?
Jerusalem- City of David 60 Minutes (13:40) Explores Jewish archeology below Arab East Jerusalem and what it means for peace.

Virtual recreation of Second Temple Mount (7:47)
Western Wall- 3D Tour
Hebrew Astrolabe -Khan Academy (6:12) Southern Muslim Spain (Mixing of cultures)

Women

Turkey Lifts Ban on Islamic Headscarf NYTimes Oct, 2013

Thomas Jefferson's Koran

Thomas Jefferson's Koran DailyBeast September 2013
Thomas Jefferson's Koran 15 Minute History (17:45)
The Surprising Story Of 'Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an' NPR (5:46)

Islamic Art
Ilkhanid Mihrab- Khan Academy (5:41)

Qa'a: The Damascus room -Khan Academy (6:40)

Islam and Extremism: 'Reformation' in the Making? NPR (7:44) All Things Considered

Gaza's Ancient Ruins Neglected and Looted Oct 10, 2013

Sunni & Shi'a

Differences Between Sunni & Shi'a- BBC

Teaching The Middle East- University of Chicago
http://teachmiddleeast.lib.uchicago.edu

1. Jig-Saw out Essays and Have them Present what they learned to the rest of the class. Model this by working as a class to read aloud and present the first Essay. Presentations should include Word Wall. Images from the Resource Bank.
2. Jig-Saw out "Examining Stereotypes" and have students Present what they learned to the rest of the class. Model this by working as a class to read aloud and present the first "Examining Stereotypes" Presentations should include Word Wall. Images from the Resource Bank.

Dome of the Rock- 3D Tour

Most Important & Famous Monuments Produced During the Golden Age of Islam
The Kaaba at Mecca
Al-Masjid an-Nabawi
The Dome of the Rock
The al-Aqsa mosque
The Umayyad Mosque of Damascus
The Mosque of Cordoba
The Alhambra
The al-Azhar Mosque
Imam Reza Shrine

From Wikipedia

INVENTIONS

National Geographic Live! : Salim Al-Hassani: 1001 Inventions (24:55)
1001 Inventions (Muslim Heritage)
Muslim Inventions That Shaped The Modern World BBC
How Islamic Inventions Shaped the World The Independent (19 inventions)
15 Famous Muslim (Arab & Persian) Scientists and their Inventions

CHRISTIANITY

Christianity from Judaism to Constantine -Khan Academy (11:07)
Sanctuary of Holy Sepulcher- Interactive
Guide- Christians in the Middle East - BBC
Church of Holy Sepulcher- 3D Interactive
Pakistani Christians Demand Protection NYTimes Sep, 2013
Who are the Maronites? - BBC
Christian villagers cast doubt on Syria jihadist ‘threat’- BBC Sep, 2013
Islamists Step Up Attacks on Christians for Supporting Morsi’s Ouster NYTimes Sep, 2013
Coptic Pope Dies in Egypt Amid Church’s Struggles NYTimes March, 2012
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