Friday, February 28, 2014
This week on Jerusalem Dateline: Israeli warplanes destroy a Hezbollah convoy in Lebanon. Could it lead to an escalation of violence in the region?
Plus, the Palestinian-Jewish question: Who has the right to the land of Israel?
A new documentary looks for answers in the archaeology and history of the Middle East. The Bible calls Israel the land of milk and honey. We'll show just how true that is.
Friday, February 21, 2014
This Week on Jerusalem Dateline: World powers sit down with Iran to discuss scaling back its nuclear program. Israeli leaders doubt they'll succeed, and one American leader says U.S. policy towards Iran is naïve.
Plus, made in Israel. The Hollywood film that broke with convention and chose to shoot it's biblical scenes in the Holy Land.
And, every year, millions and millions of birds stop in Israel. We'll tell you why they're flocking to the Jewish State.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
One of the major threats facing Israel today is the BDS movement. BDS stands for "Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions." The movement's goal is to fan the flames of an international movement to disenfranchise Israel. They state their goal as follows:
"We, representatives of Palestinian civil society, call upon international civil society organizations and people of conscience all over the world to impose broad boycotts and implement divestment initiatives against Israel similar to those applied to South Africa in the apartheid era."
We've talked with South Africans who lived through the apartheid era. They say South Africa then and Israel now bear no resemblance.
Malcolm Honelein, CEO of the Conference of Major American Jewish Organizations, told CBN News the campaign is simply a veiled attempt to delegitimize the existence of the State of Israel.
Here's what he had to say on the latest threat facing the Jewish state.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
You might not realize it but most movies about the Bible are not made in the Holy Land. But as you watch this story, you'll see that may be changing.
I think you'll like this look at filming in Israel.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
On Monday's 700 Club, CBN News reported on the "ground breaking" discoveries (pun intended) at Magdala on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. It's the home of Mary Magdalene.
At the site, Israeli archaeologists uncovered a first century synagogue, the first of its kind in the Galilee.
They say with near certainty that Jesus would have taught there, quite a remarkable statement.
Now the Legionaries of Christ a Catholic order, own the land and are developing it into an archaeological park, a hotel, and spiritual center.
We heard from Father Juan Solana in our original report, but here's an extended interview with Solana about the importance of Magdala and what impact it's had on him personally.
Friday, February 07, 2014
This week on Jerusalem Dateline: The Israeli company that's building a bridge of peace, the international boycott that's targeting the Jewish state, and the Hollywood star who stood by her principles.
Plus, meet the Bishop of Baghdad. How Canon Andrew White is serving his community while trying to bring peace between warring Muslim sects.
And, land grab. The tactics some Palestinians are using to take property from Jewish settlers.
Friday, January 31, 2014
This week on Jerusalem Dateline: Remembering the Holocaust. Israel and the world commemorate the disaster that decimated Europe's Jews.
Plus, for most kids, summer camp is a chance to play outdoors and make new friends. In the Gaza Strip, it's a place where children learn how to become terrorists.
And, "Above and Beyond." How a small band of American-Jewish pilots helped win Israel's independence and founded the Israeli Air Force.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Why should we study prophecy? And if we are living in the end times or facing hard times, how should we prepare?
In this third and final installment of our talk with Bill Salus, we discuss the importance of prophecy and why it matters today.
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This week on Jerusalem Dateline: We'll take you to some of the most amazing archaeological discoveries of recent years, from King David's palace, to Solomon's Temple, and the places where some of the most famous prophets of the Bible worked and lived.
We'll show you how archaeology is confirming the history of the Bible and bringing its characters to life.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
In our first interview, Bill Salus discussed what he believes is an upcoming Middle East war prophesized in Psalm 83.
In this second installment, Salus addresses who are those nations threatening Israel, whether war is imminent, and what America's role should be in the current Middle East.