Take a whirlwind tour through this animated history of Jerusalem and discover 4,000 years of history in under two minutes. There’s battles, conquests, destruction, rebuilding, and that’s just the first 30 seconds! Check it out to discover the high points – and the low points – of Jerusalem’s epic history. From prehistory – the binding of Isaac, in 1676 BCE, the destruction of the First Temple and the start of the Babylonian exile in 720 CE to the victory of the Maccabees in 167 BCE – through to modern times – the Ottoman Conquest in 1516, the start of the British Mandate in 1917 and the unification of Jerusalem in 1967, you’ll find everything you need to know about the history of this holy city that holds such a powerful place in the hearts of so many. The Animated History of Jerusalem is a partnership between The Jewish Story and JerusalemU. ———–