Watch Jerusalem

Watch Jerusalem brings you news and archaeology from a Biblical perspective. Host Brent Nagtegaal is on location at Jerusalem to give you the most important developments happening on the ground—and emerging from beneath it. Brent Nagtegaal is a contributor for WatchJerusalem.co.il contributor living in Jerusalem.

Hanukkah: When the Bible was almost totally destroyed
JERUSALEM – The history of Hanukkah is often described in the context of a Jewish victory over the genocidal king Antiochus Epiphanes. While that is true, it is worth pondering the real motivations behind Antiochus onslaught. On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal looks at what was at stake in the fight against Antiochus as he sought to not only kill the Jews but to fully eradicate the truth of God from the earth.
Show Notes

Fortress of Antiochus Epiphanes Uncovered in Jerusalem - https://watchjerusalem.co.il/159-fortress-of-antiochus-epiphanes-uncovered-in-jerusalem

Who was Antiochus Epiphanes? - https://watchjerusalem.co.il/191-who-was-antiochus-epiphanes

History and Prophecy of the Middle East - https://watchjerusalem.co.il/literature/2410-history-and-prophecy-of-the-middle-east