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Watch Jerusalem

Hosted by Brent Nagtegaal

Watch Jerusalem brings you news and archaeology from a Biblical perspective. Host Brent Nagtegaal is on location at Jerusalem to give you the most important developments happening on the ground—and emerging from beneath it. Brent Nagtegaal is a contributor for 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
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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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The Ethnic Identification of Khirbet Qeiyafa: Why It Matters? By Yosef Garfinkel - www.academia.edu/35368745/Y._Garf…a_Lockwood_Press