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No mention of Abraham???
"4000 years of Jewish History"So why wasn't Abraham covered????
July 3, 2013 12:55 PM
Simply magnificent truth
May 8, 2013 8:40 PM
Video was wonderful!
loved the details! kept me interested.. very moving, Israel will always be our home! keep fighting for what is right.
May 2, 2013 1:05 AM
If any jew has doubts about their heritage, just study your history
Theres no doubt in my mind about the miracle of Jewish survival and the truth of our Torah. But if anyone has questions, all the answers can be found here, in our history.Its living proof
June 15, 2012 12:38 PM
Wonderful video! I Love Israel...Shalom!
June 20, 2011 10:16 PM
Ramon Rivera Vega,
June 16, 2011 5:18 PM
This video is a very brief but true story for the people who don't know the true about the most important city of the world. The capital of Israel and soon the capital of the whole world.
June 16, 2011 4:57 PM
Good Video showing the History to help understand the Present situatiion .
G-d of Israel will have his way for his people that are called by his name .
June 15, 2011 5:59 PM
The History of Jerusalem Cliff Notes
For those who know nothing about the history of Jerusalem, or who have been swayed by propoganda that it should not be the unified capitol of Israel, this is excelent for their short attention spans. Todah Rabah!
June 15, 2011 2:37 PM
Very good for Bible students
I think if other important subjects like Jerusalem can be know by such media means it helps. Thanks for such programm.
Ana R Nuta,
June 13, 2011 9:16 PM
This is a very good summary in 5 minutes....
I am very happy as you can put in five minutes this summary....Congratulations to all you....Ana R Nuta
June 13, 2011 7:09 PM
We need to show this in High Schools, Universities, Colleges and Saturday Schools.
June 13, 2011 5:03 PM
This is so well done! Is it coming from a movie or something? Wow, really teaches you from a birds eye perspective about our most prized possession!
June 13, 2011 5:02 AM
Should be required viewing on college campuses!
Wow! This should be shown in high schools and college campuses! Thank you!
June 12, 2011 8:36 PM
A great piece of work to bring out the truth!
I have enjoyed watching this piece of film and narration. I thjank God for Jerusalem and the sacrifice that the Jews have given to the world the our preservation of faith, in many contexts. Shalom
June 12, 2011 4:52 PM
So Good to View This Video
Thanks so much for posting this video. G-d should bless you for doing so. Please supply many more videos of history and observance of Judaism.
Tzvi Mordechai Cohen,
June 12, 2011 10:14 AM
One important fact left out
You left out one important fact - in order to placate the muslims, after conquering the temple mount ( Mota Gur broadcasts " Har Habayit B'yadanu")Israel gives control to them enabling them to stone Jews praying at the Kotel, excavate and destroy relics from their and forbidding Jews from praying on the mountain where Isaac was bound, Jacob had his famous dream and both temples stood
June 12, 2011 1:13 PM
They do have that
They do have that, but they do seem to gloss over the good times in this video- like what actually happened in the 1st Temple era, instead of skipping from Shlomo building it to it being destroyed 410 years later. However, they did a great job on this film.
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