Why Israel Matters

Why Israel Matters

13 Episodes

Produced in partnership with four organizations, this 13-part series is designed to powerfully demonstrate the crucial importance of this Jewish state.

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Why Israel Matters
  • Homecoming

    Episode 1

    Episode 1 features incredible stories of “Aliyah,” the sometimes extremely difficult journey made by Jews from around the world as make their way to Israel.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English subtitles
    Producer: Christians In Defense Of Israel

  • Neighbors
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    Episode 2

    Neighbors

    Episode 2

    The story of how Israel, unlike its many neighbors, has become a beacon of democracy and tolerance.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English subtitles
    Producer: Christians In Defense Of Israel

  • Uncommon Heroes

    Episode 3

    From Moses and Gideon, to King David and Queen Esther, unusual tales of heroism are the trademark of the Jewish people. As evidenced by the modern-day heroes in this episode, that tradition continues.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English subtitles
    Producer: Christians In Defense Of I...

  • Miracles
    26:57
    Episode 4

    Miracles

    Episode 4

    Israel is a land of miracles. Here, the focus is on a trio of miraculous accounts of the technological, military, and agricultural advances occurring in Israel today.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English subtitles
    Producer: Christians In Defense Of Israel

  • Allies
    26:55
    Episode 5

    Allies

    Episode 5

    Israel may not have a world of friends, but the friends it does have are mightily strong.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English subtitles
    Producer: Christians In Defense Of Israel

  • Eyes That See

    Episode 6

    The harrowing story of a member of the first Messianic Jewish family in modern Israel. Arye Bar David: soldier, concert musician, and shepherd to those around him, who when it counted most, had the clear vision to see the light.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English subtitles
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  • Boundaries & Barriers

    Episode 7

    While Israel’s borders are a source of passionate controversy around the world, this episode views the topic through the lens of people who live within these borders, and others who reach beyond the borders of culture, geopolitics, and religion.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English s...

  • Survivors
    26:55
    Episode 8

    Survivors

    Episode 8

    Despite impossible odds, the Jewish people survive and thrive. For thousands of years, the Jewish tradition has endured. That tradition inspires perseverance, sustaining Israel even into the modern era.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English subtitles
    Producer: Christians In Defense Of...

  • Rescuers
    26:57
    Episode 9

    Rescuers

    Episode 9

    Throughout history, God has sent people to help those in need. Whether a fledgling state, a victim of human trafficking, or a target of anti-Semitism online, God is still sending all kinds of individuals to rescue those in peril.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English subtitles
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  • Undercover
    26:57
    Episode 10

    Undercover

    Episode 10

    Often, the most amazing things are revealed when we look beneath the surface. In this episode, we get an "undercover" view of three ancient stories hidden beneath the surface of modern-day Israel.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, English subtitles
    Producer: Christians In Defense Of Israel

  • Footsteps
    26:55
    Episode 11

    Footsteps

    Episode 11

    Mat Staver, the founder of Covenant Journey, walks the steps of the Passion Week to give an inspired close-up of Jesus death and resurrection. College students share about the first-hand experience Covenant Journey provides them as they explore the Holy Land in all its beauty and complexity.

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  • Foundations
    26:55
    Episode 12

    Foundations

    Episode 12

    History declares the longstanding presence of Jews in Jerusalem, though outside influences have wrestled to rule this very sacred place since its beginning. This episode offers a look at the history this city is built upon, and what it has to say to us today.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and Engl...

  • Shalom
    26:55
    Episode 13

    Shalom

    Episode 13

    "Shalom" is the Hebrew word for peace, and remains the standard greeting in Israel. Yet for the rest of the world, this small nation is a major point of contention and conflict. In this episode, we examine the concept of seeking peace in the Middle East.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew and English, ...