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Jerwsalem: Tir Sanctaidd

wednesday 6th 13th 20th and 27th february, 12.05-12.30pm (repeated from april 2014), on channel s4c tv
jerwsalem: tir sanctaidd (2012, presented by jason mohammad) (4 episodes, in welsh) (no subtitles, but signed)

“1. The history of the Temple Mount, Jerusalem.
2. The archaeological fight over the holy ground continues.
3. One of the most sacred places on earth also creates conflict between Jews and Palestinians.
4. Does the path that runs over Jerusalem’s holy ground inevitably lead to war?”

including contributions in english from …
eilat mazar
david ilan
• professor yossi garfinkel, hebrew university
james wasserman, author of the temple of solomon
• professor israel finkelstein
• rabbi chaim clorfene, author of the messianic temple
• archaeologist yonathan mizrachi
• archaeologist zachi zweig (dvira)
• archaeologist gabriel barkay
mohammad abu aktesh
• archaeologist mohammad najjar
• archaeologist dan bahat
• archaeologist ronny reich
• archaeologist eli shukron, israel antiquities authority
• numismatist donald ariel, israel antiquities authority
• rabbi felix rogin, director, temple mount centre
gershon salomon, temple mount faithful
reuben james, temple mount faithful
• architect tuvia sagiv


The Wall

BBC bias: Despite less than 20 miles (6%) of the security barrier being concrete*, S4C follows standard BBC policy of never showing the other 94%, deliberately giving the impression that the barrier is entirely or mostly a concrete wall.

* (see

BBC bias: At 0:33:57. series presenter Ffion Dafis silently hugs an unnamed female ‘fixer’ who (0:32:55 to 0:34:00) has just said …
“Many people start to think, okay only God protects me, and many others say, what if I die now, nothing will happen, so that’s why we lose the sense of life, no-one cares, and then we face fear, we face, we see our rights being smashed on the floor, and that we are treated as if we weren’t even human beings, with soul and feelings and emotions, it’s like just creatures, you know, or insects, anyone can step on them and just walk. So when you feel that, you stop caring.

last sunday evening (25th november), 8.00-8.50pm, on s4c tv, in welsh
israel – palesteina (in the al wal (the wall) series. presented by ffion dafis) (possibly fydd rhiannon roberts)

“Presenter Ffion Dafis visits the wall that separates Israel and Palestine.”

including interviews in english with …
rami elhanan, parents circle families forum, 0:05:20 to 0:60:00, 0:34:00 to 0:34:30, 0:36:10 to 0:36:50, 0:37:30 to 0:39:20, and 0:43:55 to 0:46:00
• rabbi hanan schlesinger, founder of roots, 0:12:40 to 0:13:40
esther kones, youth worker, roots, 0:14:05 to 0:15:20
dalia qumsieh, lawyer, st yves advocacy organisation, 0:20:45 to 0:22:00 and 0:29:45 to 0:30:00
bassam aramin, the forgiveness project, 0:34:50 to 0:36:10 and 0:41:10 to 0:41:30
(if you missed it, available at

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