Archive for May 2019

Masada: Breathtaking Views & A Dramatic Tale

Masada: Breathtaking Views & A Dramatic Tale

This video (02:03) shows excellent aerial footage of the ancient mountaintop fortress of Masada, along with an brief onscreen retelling of the story behind this archaeological site. 

How Do We Tell the Story of Masada? A Window into Modern Israel

How Do We Tell the Story of Masada? A Window into Modern Israel

This fascinating, animated video (04:04) briefly describes the history of Masada, with an emphasis on the role the alleged mass suicide of Jewish rebels on this desert mountaintop fortress has played in modern Israeli

The Siege of Masada: What Really Happened?

The Siege of Masada: What Really Happened?

Produced by Andrew Henry, a Ph.D student in Religious Studies and creator of the Religion for Breakfast YouTube channel, this informative video (08:32) tells the story of Masada, one of the most famous archaeological sites in

Biblical Archaeology in the Elah Valley

Biblical Archaeology in the Elah Valley

Produced by the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem in Hebrew with English subtitles, this video (08:52) highlights the significance of the archaeological findings from Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Elah Valley. Through interviews with

Code Red Song – Helping Children Deal with Terror

Code Red Song – Helping Children Deal with Terror

In this clip (1:14), watch the amazing way children of Sderot respond to a Code Red siren in their school. As the various classes make their way to their safe zones, there are

Children of Sderot by Tim Davis and Sha-Ron

Children of Sderot by Tim Davis and Sha-Ron

Children of Sderot (4:13) is a heartfelt outpouring of sympathy for the children of Israel’s border communities who grow up under constant threat of rocket barrage. Sderot is hardly over 1km from Gaza.

Life for Israelis Near the Gaza Border

Life for Israelis Near the Gaza Border

Life for Israelis near the Gaza border is no picnic to say the least, as this clip (4:31) from The Watchman so vividly describes. Fear of rocket barrage has become a daily reality

Sderot Residents Live in Fear of Gaza Rockets

Sderot Residents Live in Fear of Gaza Rockets

Get a glimpse into what life is like for residents of the Gaza envelope in this clip (3:20) from VOA News. In times of conflict and unrest, residents of cities close to the

Prayer of the Mothers by Yael Deckelbaum and Women Wage Peace

Prayer of the Mothers by Yael Deckelbaum and Women Wage Peace

In Prayer of the Mothers (5:20), Israeli artist Yael Deckelbaum pairs with Jewish and Palestinian women of the Women Wage Peace movement, singing together their joint prayer for peace. The grassroots movement was created

An IDF Soldier’s Account from Gaza

An IDF Soldier’s Account from Gaza

In this clip from the IDF (4:21), Lieutenant Adam Landau of the 188th Armored Brigade describes his firsthand experiences during Operation Protective Edge. The operation began in the wake of the Hamas kidnapping