David Vaaknin

Religions of Jerusalem - for ADAC Reisemagazin

Commission for ADAC Reisemagazin

Words: Christian Heinrich.

Photo Editors: Jasmin Rozencwajg, Silke Bodenberger, Florian Stern


Photos for a story about the three monotheistic religions of Jerusalem: Judaism, Islam, and Christianity - each represented by an artist or merchant.

Tourists at a rooftop observatory in the Old City of Jerusalem overlooking the Golden Dome of the Rock
Tourists are seen playing with their children at the rooftop observatory of 'Aish World Center' located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem overlooking the Dome of the Rock Mosque with its golden cupola, which is located in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound. A 1.2-ton model of the Holy Temple can be seen next to the Dome of the Rock Mosque.
a merchant of fabric and textile poses for a photograph at his store in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem
Bilal Abu Khalaf, a merchant of fabric and textile poses for a photograph at his store, near the Muristan Square in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
a merchant of fabric and textile poses for a photograph at his store in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem
Bilal Abu Khalaf, a merchant of fabric and textile poses for a photograph at his store, near the Muristan Square in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
A tourist rides a camel on the Mount of Olives overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
A tourist wearing a Keffiyeh (a traditional Arab headdress) is seen riding a camel on the Mount of Olives overlooking the Dome of the Rock Mosque with its golden cupola, located in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem
A tourist poses for a photograph as she looks at the Old City of Jerusalem Israel from the Mount of Olives
A tourist poses for a photograph as she looks at the Dome of the Rock Mosque with its golden cupola, located in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem, from the Mount of Olives.
Muristan Square in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer on the right and a minaret of a mosque on the left provide the backdrop as a child rides his bicycle while a Muslim woman walks past the Muristan Square in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
A worshipper prays inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem
A worshipper prays inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in the Old City of Jerusalem.
People stand in line to visit the recently renovated Edicule inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
People stand in line to visit the recently renovated Edicule inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in the Old City of Jerusalem.
People stand in line to visit the recently renovated Edicule inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
People stand in line to visit the recently renovated Edicule inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Tattoo artist Wassim Razzouk, tattoos the arm of a customer at Razzouk Tattoo in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
Tattoo artist Wassim Razzouk, tattoos the arm of customer Nathan Hosler, a pastor at the Church of the Brethren in Washington D.C. at Razzouk Tattoo in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Christian nuns and priests are seen at the market in the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
Christian nuns and priests are seen at the market near the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem.
a couple walks down the street in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
The Dome of the Rock Mosque with its golden cupola, located in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound provides the backdrop, as a couple walks down the street in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays at the Western Wall in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Jewish men and tourists pray at the Western Wall in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
Jewish men and tourists pray at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Scribe and artist Yehuda Peretz at The Fifth Quarter Gallery in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
Scribe and artist Yehuda Peretz, poses for a photograph at The Fifth Quarter Gallery, a Judaica art gallery, workshop, studio space and store in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Scribe and artist Yehuda Peretz at The Fifth Quarter Gallery in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem Israel
Scribe and artist Yehuda Peretz, poses for a photograph at The Fifth Quarter Gallery, a Judaica art gallery, workshop, studio space and store in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
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