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Watch Jerusalem

Hosted by Brent Nagtegaal

The Watch Jerusalem weekly audio podcast brings you news, interviews, archaeology and the Bible from on location in the Holy City. Host Brent Nagtegaal gives you the most important developments happening on the ground—and emerging from beneath it. Nagtegaal discusses archaeological evidence, old and new, that elucidates Biblical history and also looks at events in the Middle East from a Biblical perspective. Unlock the future with the Bible and the artifacts of the past every week on Watch Jerusalem.

Host Brent Nagtegaal is an archaeologist and WatchJerusalem.co.il contributor living in Jerusalem.

#53: Israel’s Archaeological Elite Embrace the Spirit of UNESCO

Aired Sunday, December 24, 2017   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   37 minutes
Download: MP3 (34 MB)

Show Notes

When UNESCO passed a resolution that refused to acknowledge the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount, Israelis were outraged. When UNESCO passed a resolution that refused to acknowledge the Jewish connection to Hebron, Israelis were outraged. However, when the archaeological elite in Israel follow in the path of UNESCO and deny the historical accuracy of the Bible, where is the outrage?

On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal, looks at one example of some of Israel’s finest archaeologists embracing the spirit of UNESCO by refusing to acknowledge the Jewish connection to one of King David’s western fortresses, Khirbet Qeiyafa.

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Uncovering the Bible’s Buried Cities: Khirbet Qeiyafa - watchjerusalem.co.il/2017/01/04/unc…irbet-qeiyafa/

The Ethnic Identification of Khirbet Qeiyafa: Why It Matters? By Yosef Garfinkel - www.academia.edu/35368745/Y._Garf…a_Lockwood_Press