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Faith in the Holy Land – the Ahmadiyya sect

 

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This video takes you on a journey to the roots of monotheistic beliefs and portrays aspects of monotheism in the Holy Land in the twenty-first century.

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community was established in 1925 in Palestine. This area later became part of what is now Israel in 1948. It was founded in the 19th century, originating in India and settled in Kababir from Ni’lin near Jerusalem. They built the neighbourhood’s first mosque on Mount Carmel in 1931, and a larger grand mosque in the 1980s. The grand mosque has two white minarets standing 34 metres tall, which dominate the low-rise skyline of the residential neighbourhoods on the ridges nearby.

All faiths see Israel as the Holy Land and have special rituals and holy places that are sacred only to them. At the same time, what might constitute a ritual for a specific religion might not be regarded sacred by another.

Are we able to look past these cultural differences and recognize that we are all human beings living symbiotically in the land of Israel? Over twenty religious leaders share their point of view and offer us a glimpse to their world, rituals, and way of life.

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Kababir

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