|Hebrew: Har HaBayith|
view of Temple Mount
|Elevation||743 m (2,438 ft)|
In Judaism it is the location of the two Jewish Temples, and is believed to be the place where Adam was born, where Adam built an altar for God, where Cain and Abel offer their sacrifices, and where Abraham offered Isaac as a sacrifice. In Hebrew it is called Har haBáyit (הַר הַבַּיִת) or Har haMoria (הַר הַמוריה).
It is also associated with Biblical prophets who are venerated in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
- "TEMPLE IN RABBINICAL LITERATURE - JewishEncyclopedia.com". www.jewishencyclopedia.com.
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