Smoke billows above Al-Aqsa Mosque after an arson attack, 1969. Reuven Milon

The Temple Mount, Through the Lens of Time

Photo exhibition at Jerusalem’s David Citadel Museum traces holy site’s history since first pictures were taken there in 1839

A photograph of the Temple Mount taken during a 1969 fire shows the mosque dome almost totally immersed in smoke. It appears to melt into the Jerusalem landscape behind it.

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