The Temple Mount from the south looking northward. The Temple Mount belongs to the Jews. It was given to them by God. It is their land, has always been their land, and will be theirs again. Muslims will soon see that they have been worshipping a dead God. Jesus Christ is the one and only true Messiah.
The Table of Showbread Opposite the menorah was the table of showbread. Built of acacia wood and overlaid with solid gold, the table had a surface of 3 x 1.5 feet (0.91m x 0.45m). Twelve loaves of bread were placed on the table on Shabbat and were replaced by fresh bread the following Shabbat. The high priestly line would eat the replaced bread.
Western Wall Tunnels. When Herod doubled the size of the Temple Mount he expanded it. The west wall of the Temple Mount’s retaining wall is 1,591 feet long, making it the longest of the four Temple Mount walls. In 70 AD the Romans completely destroyed the Temple, the Temple Mount buildings, and most of the Temple Mount wall except for the lower portions that were buried in the rubble from the debris of the dismantled Temple precincts and walls above.
Vestments of the High Priest and priest. When the First and Second Temples were built, the priests assumed their roles in the permanent structures on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. They were divided into 24 groups, each group consisting of 6 priestly families. Each of the 24 served for one complete week, with each of the 6 serving one day per week, on the Sabbath all six worked in tandem. On the biblical festivals all 24 were present in the Temple for duty.
A Model of the The Second Temple which stood on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. It replaced the First Temple which was destroyed in 586 , when the Jewish nation was exiled to Babylon. According to the Bible, when the Jewish exiles returned to Jerusalem following a decree from Cyrus the Great (Ezra 1:1-4, 2 Ch. 36:22-23). Work was temporarily halted due to opposition and then resumed under the Persian King Darius (Ezra 5) and was completed during the sixth year of his reign.