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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.

#57: EU: Archaeology used as tool to legitimize settlements in East Jerusalem

Aired Sunday, February 4, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   28 minutes
Download: MP3 (26.5 MB)

Show Notes

According to a leaked internal report obtained by the Guardian, European Union diplomats claim that Israel is using archaeological excavations in Jerusalem as a “political tool to modify the historical narrative and to support legitimize and expand settlements.” On today’s program, archaeologist Brent Nagtegaal looks at the EU’s claim in reference to the ancient city of Jerusalem known as the City of David.

Did David and Solomon Actually Exist? - watchjerusalem.co.il/2016/12/29/dav…ctually-exist/

www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/…alem-tourism-un

Picture of the City of David in the first half of the 20th century: blog2.bibleplaces.com/uploaded_image…eymat08433.jpg