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May 2, 2017
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Why Israel Matters

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  • (Mati Shoshani narrating) It is the land of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob,
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  • the birthplace of Jesus.
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  • From Genesis to Revelation,
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  • Israel is the centerpiece of God's story,
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  • a saga that continues to unfold in our daily news.
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  • But behind the headlines are the people
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  • caught in the crosshairs of some really complex issues,
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  • it can be hard to see clearly from the outside,
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  • so let's explore my homeland from within.
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  • (narrator) Outside appearances can be shallow and at times deceiving.
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  • Often, the most amazing things are revealed when we look
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  • beneath the surface.
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  • In this episode, we get an undercover view
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  • of three ancient stories
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  • hidden beneath the surface of modern-day Israel.
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  • (Miriam Siebenberg) At the 10th of May, 1940, the German army marched
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  • into Belgium, where my husband, Theo Siebenberg,
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  • lived in Antwerp.
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  • He was chased out of Europe, didn't let into America.
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  • HIs dream was to come to Israel, to Jerusalem,
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  • to have a homeland where he can put his head.
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  • There were stamps at that time about the Tower of David
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  • and the Temple Mount.
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  • He looked at it and he wanted to be there.
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  • The diaspora, they were yearning to come to Jerusalem,
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  • to live in Jerusalem.
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  • And for them, Jerusalem was at the Western Wall.
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  • He wanted to live in the Jewish quarter,
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  • next to the Temple Mount.
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  • This was his dream.
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  • After the liberation of Jerusalem,
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  • everybody came to see the Western Wall.
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  • He said, "This is where I want to have my house."
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  • I said, "Theo, it's very difficult."
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  • His brother came, and he said,
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  • "Theo, why don't you have your house here?"
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  • I saw the name of the company, and I went up and I said that,
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  • "These two people want to have a house here."
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  • So, the manager of the company said,
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  • "I have two houses."
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  • So, they said yes.
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  • I like the way they lived in the past,
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  • and I like the way I live now.
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  • We came here to the Jewish quarter
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  • in 1970, and we started building our house.
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  • Right at that time, we also started the excavation.
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  • The archaeologist did proof digs here,
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  • but they didn't find anything.
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  • We are opposite the Temple Mount.
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  • Where did the Jews live 2.000 years ago?
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  • They must have lived here.
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  • They said, "There is nothing here."
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  • But Theo imagined, and dreamt, and knew by chance,
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  • I can't explain it.
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  • So, the thing is that my husband always,
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  • when he did something, he did it big.
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  • The archaeologist at that time,
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  • they were the minimalist and the maximalist.
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  • He was the maximalist, ja?
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  • He was going to do it as big as he can.
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  • We are from one street to the other, this is it.
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  • So we did all the limits that we could.
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  • It's not like we are the only one
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  • that's making noise and working.
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  • All around us, they were building.
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  • The whole Jewish quarter was rebuilt from scratch almost.
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  • All around us, it's building, and the mud, and no streets,
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  • and I used to fall all the time and slide in the mud.
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  • My husband was there every day
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  • from 6 o'clock to 6 o'clock in the evening.
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  • After 8 months, he came with this thing,
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  • it was full of mud around it, and he said,
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  • "It's a key ring, it's a key ring."
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  • He knew, he knew that it's a key ring.
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  • And this was the first find.
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  • There was a hill,
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  • so actually we took out the whole hill,
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  • had to put up a retaining wall to support the houses above us.
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  • When we started, they asked Theo
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  • where would they build the retaining wall,
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  • so he said, "Let's build it parallel to the house upstairs."
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  • And 8 years later, we saw that the new retaining wall
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  • sits on top of a wall from second temple period,
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  • from street to street.
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  • The stones that you see behind us are from apparently
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  • the Maccabee palace that stood here.
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  • The Maccabee palace was much bigger,
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  • and probably was maybe a third of the Jewish quarter of today,
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  • and maybe more.
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  • My husband wanted all the stones as they are,
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  • so he brought special porters, and they carried them out.
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  • Here, we have an original wall from second temple period.
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  • And you can see the layers of ashes and pieces of wood.
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  • The ashes are from the time
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  • of the destruction of the temple.
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  • The dates come because Josephus said it,
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  • but we gave some of these ashes
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  • to a laboratory in South Africa for carbon-14.
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  • And they came up with the dates of 40 to 90.
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  • The excavation took us about 18 years.
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  • Theo, he wanted to have the connection
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  • with his ancestors from 2.000 years ago.
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  • I was born here.
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  • Theo's dream was to come back to his homeland.
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  • He wanted to come all the way to his roots.
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  • From our roof, you can see today,
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  • and then we go all the way down, down, down, down, down
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  • till we go back to 2.000 years ago.
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  • You have the whole history in one timeline,
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  • the continuity of Jewish people in one place.
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  • (narrator) Israel is a land filled
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  • with important spiritual and historical treasures.
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  • For Theo, living in the old city of Jerusalem
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  • was his lifelong dream.
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  • Little did he and his wife know
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  • that the home he had always dreamt of owning
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  • was actually home to a sacred hidden treasure
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  • never before uncovered.
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  • In Scripture, we are often encouraged
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  • to look beyond the outward appearance
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  • and discover what is beneath the surface.
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  • When we do, it is very possible we may discover
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  • something quite unexpected and beautiful.
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  • [bell ringing]
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  • (narrator) To understand the true value of something,
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  • you must uncover its history.
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  • Through Scripture, we learn that the earth
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  • was intrinsically created by God for a purpose.
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  • By studying the world around us,
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  • we can learn not only more about those purposes,
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  • but about the creator himself.
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  • David writes in Psalm 19,
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  • "The heavens declare the glory of God,
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  • and the sky above proclaims his handiwork."
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  • If we look, we can find God in both the glorious heights
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  • and the hidden depths of his creation.
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  • (male announcer) The land of Israel has an ancient past,
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  • but when history becomes legend,
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  • how do we decipher between myth and truth?
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  • To unearth this nation's history,
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  • we'll have to look beneath the surface.
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  • In 1886, the Israel Stele was discovered.
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  • This 7-foot slab contains the earliest reference to Israel
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  • in a non-biblical source, and reveals
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  • that the Hebrews were living in the Promised Land
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  • before 1200 BC.
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  • Near the end of the 19th century,
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  • Hittite monuments were uncovered at Carchemish.
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  • Until that point, historians believe
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  • this people group was mere biblical fiction.
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  • In June 1961,
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  • an inscription proving the existence
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  • of Pontius Pilate was found
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  • on a limestone block in Caesarea Maritime.
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  • In November 1990, archaeologists found
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  • the remains of Joseph Caiaphas,
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  • the high priest who indicted Jesus
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  • before Pontius Pilate on Good Friday.
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  • In 2004, the repair of a water pipe in Jerusalem
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  • led to the discovery of what is believed to be
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  • the miraculous pool of Bethesda, proving that in Israel,
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  • you never know what history is hiding undercover.
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  • Probably first century CE or even earlier.
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  • You can see here-- please, come down.
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  • You see this door?
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  • It's 400 kilos.
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  • The flashlight, please?
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  • Well, I'm getting in.
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  • Hopefully, I'll get out.
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  • The Galilean classic Jewish tomb.
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  • All of these are burial niches,
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  • but you can see the shelf here.
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  • This is the specified space or spot for putting the bodies
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  • for the first year after death, until only bones remain.
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  • Then they collect the bones inside these niches.
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  • You see this line?
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  • The builders wanted all the opening to be
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  • on the same level, so the masons marked the level.
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  • And it's 2.000 years old.
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  • Try to close the door.
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  • It's 400 kilos, here we go.
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  • Two-thousand years old door working,
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  • still has this arm, lever.
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  • (Eldad Keynan voiceover) As long as you have specified spaces
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  • in a tomb for a body,
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  • and a different space for the bones,
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  • this is a Jewish tomb.
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  • For a moment, you thought we were staying in, huh?
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  • (Eldad voiceover) You are not the first one to get out of the tomb alive.
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  • There are Jewish tombs in the Galilee,
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  • and there are other tombs in the Galilee
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  • which do look like Jewish tombs,
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  • but they are not completely Jewish.
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  • And I had to find a solution, an answer.
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  • It was a riddle.
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  • I guess and I believe that I have solved this riddle.
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  • When you make tomb hunting your profession, you learn
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  • where and how to find tombs.
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  • I was lucky to find some unknown tombs,
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  • but most of the tombs I know
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  • are very well-known and highly accessible.
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  • One wonders, if the tombs are so easy to access,
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  • why don't people study them?
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  • (Eldad voiceover) The community of scholars,
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  • most of them simply don't see it.
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  • I guess the others see it, but I'm not trying to explain
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  • what others do or do not do.
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  • I know what I do, and I will back up what I do,
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  • not what others don't do.
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  • Everybody's running to Jerusalem
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  • to find traces of Jesus and his followers.
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  • We know that most of his followers were Galileans.
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  • After the crucifixion, they ran from Jerusalem,
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  • they ran home.
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  • (Eldad voiceover) This is so-called "Jewish tomb."
  • 00:17:13.140 --> 00:17:17.080
  • (Eldad voiceover) Why don't we look for these people in the Galilee?
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  • They lived here.
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  • Well, somebody just...
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  • well, they're trying to erase it.
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  • It has a fence, here is one,
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  • and the other one, they broke it.
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  • This is the tail.
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  • Jews were not allowed to depict animals and humans.
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  • It's against Jewish law.
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  • Jonah's sign, it's in the New Testament,
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  • 3 days in the belly of the fish, and then got back to life,
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  • which is a resemblance of the resurrection.
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  • This sign is not even Christian, it's Christian-Jewish.
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  • It precedes the cross and others.
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  • It's the first visible sign
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  • that Jesus' followers applied on walls
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  • and in other works.
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  • We have the spots for bodies
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  • and the niche for collecting the bones.
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  • This is Jewish, but this is not Jewish.
  • 00:18:21.140 --> 00:18:26.090
  • Maybe it was completely Jewish
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  • before someone became a Christian Jew,
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  • and depicted the fish such--
  • 00:18:31.290 --> 00:18:34.110
  • it's a 2 feet long fish.
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  • You cannot miss it.
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  • I know a great scholar who excavated
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  • the ancient Jewish village of Meron
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  • and the synagogue on the top of the mountain,
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  • but somehow he missed this fish and this tomb.
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  • I find it almost unbelievable.
  • 00:18:54.240 --> 00:18:57.090
  • Well, the head was larger, they broke it.
  • 00:18:57.100 --> 00:19:00.280
  • And they put some color around the fish.
  • 00:19:00.290 --> 00:19:06.210
  • I'm glad we're documenting it because we might lose it.
  • 00:19:06.220 --> 00:19:10.280
  • (Eldad voiceover) To study tombs, you've got to be in the field.
  • 00:19:13.040 --> 00:19:16.100
  • So most--I don't know if any other Israeli scholar
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  • is studying Christian Judaism
  • 00:19:20.230 --> 00:19:24.120
  • because the mainstream just doesn't like
  • 00:19:24.130 --> 00:19:27.000
  • even the term Judeo-Christian, or Christian Jews.
  • 00:19:27.010 --> 00:19:31.070
  • You can ask just a Jew on the street,
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  • "Was Jesus a Jew?"
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  • They will tell you, "No, he was not,
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  • he was Christian."
  • 00:19:38.220 --> 00:19:40.210
  • Jesus was not Christian.
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  • He was born a Jew, he lived a Jew,
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  • he died a Jew, he was buried a Jew.
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  • His first followers were Christian
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  • because they accepted him.
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  • (Eldad voiceover) The most important tomb in this side
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  • is the last one, please.
  • 00:19:56.290 --> 00:20:02.000
  • (Eldad voiceover) The first generations,
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  • Jesus-following Jews here in Israel,
  • 00:20:03.130 --> 00:20:05.170
  • they were Christian Jews,
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  • what we call today Messianic Jews,
  • 00:20:07.050 --> 00:20:09.060
  • Jews who keep the Torah completely,
  • 00:20:09.070 --> 00:20:11.040
  • but accept Jesus the Messiah.
  • 00:20:11.050 --> 00:20:12.170
  • They don't see any contradiction.
  • 00:20:12.180 --> 00:20:14.200
  • This looks like a Jewish tomb,
  • 00:20:14.210 --> 00:20:17.070
  • yet it does have Christian symbols.
  • 00:20:17.080 --> 00:20:21.010
  • The lines here are in fact chain of fish
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  • all around the opening of this niche, one, two.
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  • (Eldad voiceover) You can live your life by the rules of the Torah
  • 00:20:28.160 --> 00:20:31.180
  • and still accept Jesus if you wish to.
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  • And I don't see any problem.
  • 00:20:34.270 --> 00:20:38.000
  • I respect any religion
  • 00:20:38.010 --> 00:20:39.280
  • as long as it doesn't interfere with my life.
  • 00:20:39.290 --> 00:20:44.000
  • It's okay.
  • 00:20:44.010 --> 00:20:45.170
  • (Eldad voiceover) I'm not endangering anything and anyone.
  • 00:20:45.180 --> 00:20:49.010
  • I'm doing what other-- what others don't.
  • 00:20:49.020 --> 00:20:52.040
  • My conclusions are debatable, it's okay.
  • 00:20:52.050 --> 00:20:56.040
  • But please put them on the table and start the debate.
  • 00:20:56.050 --> 00:20:59.240
  • I might be wrong, but we'll never know it
  • 00:20:59.250 --> 00:21:03.160
  • until we debate it.
  • 00:21:03.170 --> 00:21:06.250
  • Everything is covered until we find it, okay,
  • 00:21:06.260 --> 00:21:09.060
  • but I get the impression
  • 00:21:09.070 --> 00:21:11.140
  • that this group of finds
  • 00:21:11.150 --> 00:21:16.220
  • and the meaning of this group of finds is not just covered,
  • 00:21:16.230 --> 00:21:21.060
  • it is deliberately covered.
  • 00:21:21.070 --> 00:21:26.010
  • And I'm not trying--
  • 00:21:26.020 --> 00:21:27.280
  • I'm not even trying to explain this attitude.
  • 00:21:27.290 --> 00:21:33.260
  • It's not my business.
  • 00:21:33.270 --> 00:21:35.270
  • Almost every scholar will tell you
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  • that the cross became a Christian symbol
  • 00:21:40.020 --> 00:21:44.090
  • after Constantine the Great's night vision.
  • 00:21:44.100 --> 00:21:48.220
  • Many, many years before Constantine was even born,
  • 00:21:48.230 --> 00:21:54.100
  • the cross was a symbol of devotion to Jesus.
  • 00:21:54.110 --> 00:21:57.210
  • And you know it, you just don't notice.
  • 00:21:57.220 --> 00:22:01.280
  • When Jesus says, "If you want to follow me,
  • 00:22:01.290 --> 00:22:04.170
  • take your cross and follow me," five times in the New Testament.
  • 00:22:04.180 --> 00:22:10.040
  • This is at least a symbol of devotion to Jesus,
  • 00:22:10.050 --> 00:22:13.220
  • I'm glad to tell you.
  • 00:22:13.230 --> 00:22:16.000
  • You need a Jew to tell you that.
  • 00:22:16.010 --> 00:22:19.210
  • Okay, I'm here.
  • 00:22:19.220 --> 00:22:22.070
  • I'm not afraid of reading whatever.
  • 00:22:22.080 --> 00:22:25.260
  • Just look at the things, just take the book and read it.
  • 00:22:25.270 --> 00:22:29.290
  • I did it.
  • 00:22:30.000 --> 00:22:31.120
  • I'm a Jew, I took the New Testament, just read it.
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  • It's there, you can see it.
  • 00:22:35.230 --> 00:22:37.160
  • This tomb had this symbol in one of its walls.
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  • Now it's gone.
  • 00:22:49.080 --> 00:22:50.170
  • So, when I visit this place about 6 years ago--
  • 00:22:50.180 --> 00:22:53.170
  • oh, it's heavy.
  • 00:22:53.180 --> 00:22:54.290
  • It had this sign on this wall,
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  • which I was lucky enough to take a picture of,
  • 00:22:57.170 --> 00:22:59.270
  • and I still keep the picture.
  • 00:22:59.280 --> 00:23:01.090
  • This symbol, we know it's an ancient Christian symbol,
  • 00:23:01.100 --> 00:23:05.050
  • and it means it has a cross, and the alpha-omega,
  • 00:23:05.060 --> 00:23:08.200
  • and it was here in a so-called "Jewish" tomb.
  • 00:23:08.210 --> 00:23:13.280
  • It's Jewish by the structure, but not Jewish by the symbol.
  • 00:23:13.290 --> 00:23:19.090
  • It's a mix.
  • 00:23:19.100 --> 00:23:20.230
  • I believe it's a Christian Jewish tomb.
  • 00:23:20.240 --> 00:23:23.060
  • Religious Jews who respect these places
  • 00:23:23.070 --> 00:23:26.020
  • for religious reasons, and come here to pray
  • 00:23:26.030 --> 00:23:31.040
  • and ask for help from the rabbis
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  • whose names are connected to these tombs,
  • 00:23:35.030 --> 00:23:37.200
  • well, this is the power of tradition.
  • 00:23:37.210 --> 00:23:40.270
  • But if you'll look at the strict Jewish laws
  • 00:23:40.280 --> 00:23:44.260
  • in the Mishnah and the Talmud,
  • 00:23:44.270 --> 00:23:47.060
  • you understand that what they do here
  • 00:23:47.070 --> 00:23:50.110
  • is not allowed by Jewish law, by Jewish religious law.
  • 00:23:50.120 --> 00:23:55.130
  • Allowing these people
  • 00:23:55.140 --> 00:23:56.230
  • to do almost whatever they want to do in these sites
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  • because we sort of accept
  • 00:24:01.150 --> 00:24:06.000
  • that these sites belong to these religious Jews,
  • 00:24:06.010 --> 00:24:10.060
  • which I don't accept,
  • 00:24:10.070 --> 00:24:12.010
  • but this is the fact of life here in Israel,
  • 00:24:12.020 --> 00:24:14.130
  • especially in the Galilee.
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  • They find the tomb,
  • 00:24:16.100 --> 00:24:18.040
  • they connect a rabbinic name to the tomb,
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  • and then we lose it.
  • 00:24:23.230 --> 00:24:25.080
  • Facts are just there, just go and see it.
  • 00:24:28.200 --> 00:24:33.140
  • If Jesus' earliest followers were Jews,
  • 00:24:33.150 --> 00:24:37.220
  • we are talking about Christian Jews.
  • 00:24:37.230 --> 00:24:39.270
  • Maybe it was a very small group, but it's not a myth.
  • 00:24:39.280 --> 00:24:44.140
  • My conclusions are only the result of hard work,
  • 00:24:44.150 --> 00:24:50.090
  • but some call my conclusions explosives.
  • 00:24:50.100 --> 00:24:55.010
  • I really like it.
  • 00:24:56.240 --> 00:24:59.060
  • I like to explode things, I was in the army.
  • 00:24:59.070 --> 00:25:01.260
  • Christian Jews sort of disappeared,
  • 00:25:05.150 --> 00:25:08.180
  • but I believe that many of them completed the process
  • 00:25:08.190 --> 00:25:13.280
  • and became complete Christians.
  • 00:25:13.290 --> 00:25:17.160
  • And others simply returned to complete Judaism.
  • 00:25:17.170 --> 00:25:21.120
  • But we do know that the rabbis
  • 00:25:21.130 --> 00:25:23.090
  • and the church fathers didn't like them.
  • 00:25:23.100 --> 00:25:26.120
  • Christianity and Judaism had in common
  • 00:25:26.130 --> 00:25:29.240
  • the attitude to Christian Jews.
  • 00:25:29.250 --> 00:25:31.140
  • (Eldad voiceover) I know it sounds horrible, but tombs talk to me.
  • 00:25:34.240 --> 00:25:38.030
  • 00:25:38.040 --> 00:25:44.040
  • We live in a world where fact and fiction are intertwined.
  • 00:25:45.060 --> 00:25:48.120
  • These stories remind us that the truth often lies
  • 00:25:48.130 --> 00:25:50.050
  • beneath the surface.
  • 00:25:50.060 --> 00:25:52.060
  • This is especially true for the believer.
  • 00:25:52.070 --> 00:25:54.150
  • Jesus said the kingdom of heaven
  • 00:25:54.160 --> 00:25:56.120
  • is like a treasure hidden in a field.
  • 00:25:56.130 --> 00:25:58.290
  • And who found the treasure?
  • 00:25:59.000 --> 00:26:01.000
  • The one who sought it out.
  • 00:26:01.010 --> 00:26:03.050
  • Many people miss out on the richness of the gospel
  • 00:26:03.060 --> 00:26:05.280
  • because they never look beneath the surface.
  • 00:26:05.290 --> 00:26:08.200
  • For those who go searching,
  • 00:26:08.210 --> 00:26:10.160
  • there awaits a wealth of truth, hope, and love
  • 00:26:10.170 --> 00:26:13.290
  • found only in Jesus.
  • 00:26:14.000 --> 00:26:16.010
  • So, look closer, dig deeper.
  • 00:26:16.020 --> 00:26:19.030
  • The truth you're looking for just might be undercover.
  • 00:26:19.040 --> 00:26:22.240
  • I leave you with a psalm penned by King David,
  • 00:26:22.250 --> 00:26:24.280
  • a blessing over the city, and indeed a prayer for Israel.
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  • "Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.
  • 00:26:31.070 --> 00:26:33.200
  • "May they prosper who love you.
  • 00:26:33.210 --> 00:26:35.140
  • "May peace be within your walls
  • 00:26:35.150 --> 00:26:37.090
  • "and prosperity within your palaces.
  • 00:26:37.100 --> 00:26:39.230
  • "For the sake of my brothers and friends, I will now say
  • 00:26:39.240 --> 00:26:42.090
  • "may peace be within you.
  • 00:26:42.100 --> 00:26:44.110
  • "For the sake of the house of the Lord our God,
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  • I will seek your good."
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