Jerusalem at the Crossroads - Istanbul
This exhibition came as a result of the continued cooperation between Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University (FSMVU) in Istanbul and the International Peace and Cooperation Center (IPCC) in Jerusalem. It brought a holistic image of Al-Quds to the Turkish audience; its past, present and future. This exhibition was made possible by the generous sponsorship of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
Jerusalem, or Al-Quds as it is known in Arabic, is an ancient city, holy to the three monotheistic faiths: Islam, Christianity and Judaism. Its monuments, the Dome of the Rock and the Holy Sepulcher, are recognized the world over. Al-Quds has been destroyed and rebuilt numerous times; the legacy of this history is apparent in the city’s stones, in layers of Canaanite, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad, Crusader,...
Published on 18-05-2016