FEATURED PHOTO: The Cotton Merchant’s Gate is one of the gates leading up to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. This was a particularly popular place for Jewish prayer during the 19th century (Shutterstock).
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King Solomon built the Temple in a unique way which allowed all the nations of the world to come and be inspired by the light of Hashem. The tradition teaches that the windows of the Temple were constructed to allow the light from inside to shine outwards symbolizing the divine light emanating from the holy temple.
Read The Israel Bible’s Insights Into the Role of the Jerusalem Temple