Jerusalem is the Israeli state capital and is the biggest city in Israel. Jerusalem is a holy city to all three religions; Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Bethlehem is the birthplace of King David, meaning City of Bread as a result of the wheat crop that grew in the region. According to Christian tradition, Jesus was born there. The Dead Sea is the lowest place on earth, 421 meters below sea level. The Dead Sea consists of a tines 10 concentration of salt, compared for instance to the Mediterranean Sea.