The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem - Illustration by Poccioro

What is Al Quds in Islam?

“Al-Quds” (Arabic: القدس) is the Arabic name for Jerusalem, which is a significant city in Islam and holds religious and historical importance.

Elie Wiesel: Memories Of Jerusalem

When did I see Jerusalem for the first time? I don’t even know. When I visited the city for the first time, it seemed to me that it was not for the first time. At the same time, each visit since then I have had the feeling it is my first visit.

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