Share
Another all-too-familiar report paints archaeologists as political tools against the Palestinians.
 
11/26/2020
 

National Geographic Undermines Jerusalem Archaeology

Another all-too-familiar report paints archaeologists as political tools against the Palestinians.

BY BRENT NAGTEGAAL

"UNDER JERUSALEM – New excavations reveal the ancient city – and stoke modern tensions," reads the front cover of the December 2019 edition of National Geographic magazine. The article surveys numerous excavations in Jerusalem’s ancient City of David. However, instead of using the opportunity to showcase the stunning history being unearthed, the author focuses on background political noise.

On today’s program, Brent Nagtegaal critiques the article for its own political bias, and tells of why such reporting is damaging to current and future archaeological discovery in Jerusalem.

 
MORE FROM WATCH JERUSALEM

P.S. - If you like this e-mail newsletter, we think you’ll like our free 32-page magazine Watch Jerusalem. Find out more here. To keep track of our new videos, subscribe to our Youtube channel.

Share with your friends
 
 
Follow us
 
 
 
 
© 2019 Watch Jerusalem

You received this email because you registered at watchjerusalem.co.il
Click here to unsubscribe.

Watch Jerusalem, PO Box 8314, 9108201 Jerusalem, Israel



Email Marketing by ActiveCampaign