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Jerusalem Dateline: 1/27/17 US Mulls Jerusalem Embassy Move, Will it Happen?

This week on Jerusalem Dateline: Senior Trump advisor Rudy Giuliani tells CBN News America has new relations with Israel; and U.S. weighs its embassy move to Jerusalem; plus Israel and the world remember six million Jews who died in the holocaust. Read Transcript


THIS WEEK ON "JERUSALEM

DATELINE," CBN NEWS TALKED

WITH FORTH MER NE FORMER MAYOR OF NEW

YORK RUDY GIULANI ABOUT

THE NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH

ISRAEL.

FROM MY POINT OF VIEW,

E RELATIONSHIP WITH THE

UNITED STATES AND ISRAEL

HAS NOW GONE BACK TO

NORMAL.

Chris: AND SCOTT RSS

TAKES A LOOK ATHE CITY

AND ITS HISTORY.

AND ISRAEL AND THE WORLD

REMEMBER THE SIX MILLION

JEWS WHO DIED IN THE

HOLOCAUST.

HELLO, AND WELCOME TO THIS

EDITION OF "JERUSALEM

DATELINE."

I'M CHRIS MITCHELL.

IN THE FIRST FEW YS OF

THE NEW U.S.

ADMINISTRATION, ITS

RELATIONSHIP WITH ISRAEL

HAS CHANGED DRAMATICALLY,

IN BOTH STYLE AND

SUBSTANCE.

JUST TWO DAYS AFTER HIS

INAUGURATION, PRESIDENT

TRUMP INVITED BENJAMIN

NETANYAHU TO WASHINGTON,

AND MANY EXPECT THE

MEETING WILL MARK THE

BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA IN

U.S.-ISRAEL RELATIONS.

TRUMP INVITED NETANYAHU TO

VISIT SOMETIME IN

FEBRUARY, DUNG THE FIRST

PHONE CALL BETWEEN THE TWO

LEADERS.

A STATEMENT FROM

WASHINGTON SAID THEY HAD

DISCUSSED WAYS TO ADVANCE

AND STRENGTHEN THE

U.S.-ISRAEL SPECIAL

RELATIONSHIP, AND ADD

SECURITY AND STABILITY IN

THE MIDDLE EAST.

NETAAHU'S OFFI

DESCRIBED THE CONVERSATION

AS WARM.

THE STATEMENTS FROM BOTH

SIDES SAID THEY HAD

DISCUSSED IRAN.

ABSENT FROM BH

STATEMENTS WAS ANY MENTION

OF MOVING THE U.S. EMBASSY

FROM TEL AVIV TO

JERUSALEM.

TRUMP SAID IT ISOO EARLY

TO TALK ABOUT IT.

AND WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN

SE SPICER TOLD

JOURNALISTS NO DECISIONS

HAVE YET BEEN MADE.

WE'RE AT THE BEGINNING

STAGES OF THIS

DECISION-MAKING PROCESS.

HIS TEAM IS GOING TO

CONTINUE TO CONSULT WITH

STAKEHOLDERS.

Chris: PALESTINIANS

WERE UPSET BY THE

POSSIBILITY OF THE EMBASSY

MOVE.

BUT THE MAYOR OF JERUSALEM

SAID HE APPLAUDED TRUMP,

AND SAID IT SENT A CLEAR

MESSAGE TO THE WORLD THAT

THE U.S. RECOGNIZES

JERUSALEM AS THE

INDEPENDENT CAPITAL OF THE

STATE OF ISRAEL.

NOW THE WAITING GAME

CONTINUES TO SEE HOW TRUMP

WILL FOLLOW THROUGH ON HIS

PLEDGES.

> ONE OF THE CLOSEST

ADVISORS TO U.S. PRESIDENT

TRUMP IS FORMER NEW YORK

CITY MAYOR RUDY GIULANI.

HE CAME TO ISRAEL TO MEET

WITH BENJAMIN NETANYAHU,

AND CBN NEWS SAT DOWN WITH

THE FORMER MAYOR TO

DISCUSS THE NEW

U.S.-ISRAEL RELATIONSHIP.

WE METN THE TEL AVIV LAW

OFFICES OF GREENBURG

TORIK, THE ONLY

INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM

WITH AN OFFICE IN ISRAEL,

WHERE GIULIANI SERVES AS

ITS GLOBAL CHAIR IN CRISIS

MANAGEMENT.

MAYOR, THANK YOU FOR

JOINING US ON CBN NEWS.

THANK YOU FOR HAVING

ME.

Reporter: YOU MET

WITH THE PRIME MINISTER,

AND YOU GAVE A MESSAGE

FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP.

WHAT WAS THE MESSAGE?

IT WAS A MESSAGE OF

FRIENDSHIP.

I'VE KNOWN THE PRIME

MINISTER ABOUT THE SAME

AMOUNT OF TIME I'VE KNOWN

PRESIDENT TRUMP, ABOUT 25

YEARS.

THEY'RE BOTH CLOSE FRIENDS

OF MINE.

AND I JUST WANTED TO

ASSURE HIM THAT FROM MY

POINT OF VIEW, THE

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN

UNITED STATES AND ISRAEL

HAS NOW GONE BACK TO

NORMAL.

I THOUGHT THE LAST EIGHT

YEARS IT WAS ABNORMAL.

THAT WE HAD AN AMERICAN

PRESIDENT THAT DIDN'T

SUPPORT ISRAEL ITHE WAY

I WAS USED TO, BOTH

DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN

PRESIDENTS SUPPORTING

ISRAEL.

AND HE WOULD NOW HAVE A

PRESIDENT HE COULD GET

ALONG WITH, THAT SHARED

ESSENTIALLY THE SAME VIEWS

ON THE WORLD.

AND THAT WHEN THEY DID

HAVE DISAGREEMENTS, THE

DISAGREEMENTS WOULD BEN

PRIVATE, THE WAY THEY

SHOULD BE BETWEEN FRIENDS,

THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS A

VERY HIGH REGARD FOR HIM.

I KNOW THAT FROM MY

CONVERSATIONS WITH H.

AND THEN WE DISCUSSED A

FEW THINGS THAT ARE

PRIVATE.

Chris: OKAY.

ONE OF THE OTHER ISSUES,

MAYOR, IS MAYBE YOU TALKED

ABOUT WITH PRIME MINISTER

NENYAHU IS THE PLEDGE BY

PRESIDENT TRUMP TO MOVE

THE U.S. EMBASSYROM HERE

IN TEL AVIV TO JERUSALEM.

WHAT CONCERNS DO YOU HAVE

WITH THAT?

AND HOW DO YOU SEE THAT

PROGRESSING FROM HERE?

I BELIEVE THAT'S

SOMETHING THEY'LL TALK

ABOUT.

THAT'S SOMETHING THAT

PRESIDENT TRUMP PLEDGED TO

DO, AND I KNOW HE KEEPS

HIS PROMISES.

SO I CAN'T TELL YOU

EXACTLY HOW HE IS GOING TO

DO IT OR WHEN HE IS GOING

TO DO IT OR IN WHAT

STAGES, BUT I CAN TELL YOU

TH HE IS VERY SERIOUS

ABOUT THE PROMISES THAT HE

MAKES.

A LITTLE DIFFERENT THAN

SOME OTHER POLITICIANS.

Chris: DO YOU SEE A

RIPPLE EFFECT, POSSIBLY IF

THE U.S. GOES AHEAD WITH

THIS NEWS, THAT OTHER

NATIONS WILL DO THE SAME

MOVE TO JERUSALEM?

I THINK SO, SURE.

LOOK, JERUSALEM IS THE

CAPITAL -- I'VE BEEN IN

FAVOR OF THIS FOR 20

YEARS.

SO FOR ME IT IS NOT A NEW

POSITION.

I THINK I WAS IN FAVOR OF

IT BEFORE CONGRESS EVEN

PASSED THE LAW THAT THE

PITAL SHOULD BE IN

JERUSALEM.

IT JUST MADE SENSE TO ME.

THAT IS THE CAPITAL OF

ISRAEL.

SO I'D LIKE TO SEE IT GET

DONE, BUT I REALIZE THAT

ARE REPERCUSSIONS FROM IT,

AND IT HAS TO BE DONE IN

THE RIGHT WAY.

BUT I'M CERTAIN THAT

PRESIDENT TRUMP WILL KEEP

HIS WORD.

Chris: AND ISRAEL, IN

CONSULTATIONS WITH ISRAEL,

TO SEE HOW IT IS DONE?

ABSOLUTELY.

JUST LIKE YOU HAVEN'T

NOTICED A STRONG

DIFFERENCE -- THERE WERE

EXTRA HOMES BEING BUILT IN

TH SETTLEMENT, 2500 EXTRA

HOMES IN THE SETTLEMENT A

COUPLE OF DAYS AGO -- THE

REACTION OF THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION FROM

HILLARY CLINTON OR BARACK

OBAMA WOULD HAVE BEEN

CONDEMNATION OF ISRAEL.

INSTEAD, THE TRUMP

ADMINISTRATION'S RESPONSE

WAS NO COMMENT, WHICH

MEANS THAT'S AN ISRAELI

ISSUE.

YOU'VE GOT TO DECIDE WHAT

YOU WANT TO DO WITH THE

SETTLEMENT.

IT'SOUR COUNY.

IT'S YOUR SECURITY.

WE RESPECT YOU.

AND IF WE, ON THE AMERICAN

SIDE, HAVE A DISAGREEMENT,

AS FRIENDS WE SHOULD

QUIETLY DISCUSS THAT, JUST

THE TWO OF US, MEANING THE

PRESIDENT AND THE PRIME

MINISTER OR THE

APPROPRIATE MINISTERS.

THE FOREIGN MINISTER AND

THE SECRETARY OF STATE, OR

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR.

THAT'S THE WAY WE USED TO

DO BUSINESS.

NOT THIS HOSTILITY THAT

HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR THE

LAST EIGHT YEARS.

Chris: DO YOU SEE

THAT AS A HARBINGER OF THE

NEW ADMINISTRATION,

BETWEEN TRUMP AND ISRAEL?

I SEE IT IN TWO STAGES.

THIS IS WHAT I TOLDHE

PRIME MINISTER AND OTHER

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS THAT

I'VE MET WITH: FIRST,

LET'S BEGIWITH THE FACT

THAT WE'RE BAC BACK TO OUR

NORMAL RELATIONSHIP, WHICH

IS FRIENDSHIP.

SECOND, I THINK IT WILL BE

BETTER THAN THAT.

BECAUSE I THINK PRESIDENT

TRUMP HAS A VERY HIGH

REGARD FOR ISRAEL.

I THINK HE SEES ISRAEL AS

A CRITICAL PART OF HIS

EFFORT TO DEFEAT RADICAL

ISLAMIC TERRORISM.

I THINK HE SEES ISRAEL AS

A RESOURCE,OT JUST AN

ALLY, BUT A RESOURCE.

AND I KNOW HE IS

SURROUNDED BY A GROUP OF

ADVISORS W HAVE SIMILAR

VIEWS.

SO I THINK WE CAN MAKE THE

FRIENDSHIP EVEN STRONGER

THAN IT WAS.

BUT WE CERTAINLY ARE BACK

TO WHERE WE USED TOBE.

I REMEMBER TELLING PRIME

MINISTER NETANYAHU SOME

YEARS AGO, IT MUST BE VERY

UNCOMFORTABLE BEING THE

PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL

AND NOT KNOW WHETHER THE

AMERICAN PRESIDENT HAS

YOUR BACK BECAUSE HE

DIDN'T RESPOND, BECAUSE HE

IS TOO DIPLOMATIC TO

RESPOND.

WELL, THE AMERICA

PRESIDENT NOW HAS HIS

BACK, AND VICE VERSA.

Chris: COMING UP,

SCOTT ROSS TAKES US

THROUGH A TOUR OF ISRAEL

THAT CONTINUES TO BE IN

U.S. PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS

PLEDGED TO MOVE THE U.S.

EMBASSY TO JERUSALEM.

YET THE PALESTINIAN

AUTHORITY WANTS THE CITY

AS THEIR FUTURE CAPITAL.

CBN'S SCOTT ROSS TOOK A

TOUR OF THE CITY AND

UNCOVERED THE ?FTIO SIGNIFICANCE

OF JERUSALEM THAT IS

BECOMING MORE AND MORE THE

CROSS-ROADS OF HISTORY AND

PROPHECY.

Reporter: JERUSALEM'S

OLD CITY, THE TEMPLE MOUNT

AND THE MOUNT OF OLIVES,

ALL SHARE A COMMON BOND:

IN ADDITION TO BIBLICAL

SIGNIFIC, THEY'RAL

IN THE PART OF THE CIT

THAT PALESTINIANS WANT AS

THEIR FUTURE CAPITAL.

THE SCRIPTURE SAYS

JERUSALEM IS A CITY SET ON

THE HILL.

WE ARE ON THE MOUNT OF

OLIVES, AND WE ARE

OVLOGINOVERLOOKING THE TEMPLE

MOUNT.

Reporter: HIEN

SILVERSTEIN BELIEVES THE

CITY MUST REMAIN UNITED.

WE SPENT THE DAY LOOKING

AT JERUSALEM FROM

DIFFERT ANGLES TO

UNDERSTAND ITS COMPLEXITY.

THIS IS A CITY THAT HAS

BEEN SCONCED IN POLITICS

AGAINST THE JEWISH PEOPLE.

Reporter: JERUSALEM

HAS BEEN NQUERED MORE

THAN ANY OTHER CITY IN THE

COUNTRY OF ISRAEL.

STILL, THE WORLD REFUSES

TO RECOGNIZE IT AS

ISRAEL'S CAPITAL, EVEN

THOUGH IT IS MENTION

MORE THAN 640 TIMES IN THE

OLD TESTAMENT, AND NOT

ONCE BY NAME IN THE QURAN.

JERUSALEM IS THE

CAPITAL OF ISRA.

WE KNOW THAT OVER 3,000

YEARS AGO KING DAVID CAME

HERE.

HE CONQUERED JERUSALEM,

AND HE SET UP HIS CAPITAL

HERE.

AND FOR A THOUSAND YEARS

ISRAEL HAD SOVEREIGNTY,

THE USE HAD SOVEREIGNTY,

IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL.

AOCT OF JEWSEMAINED

PALESTINIAN AND ISRAEL

THROUGHOUT THE CENTURIES.

BUT WE ONLY SAW A REAL

RETURN OF THE JEWISH

PEOPLE IN THE LAST 150

YEARS OR SO.

TODAY WHEN WE LOOK AT

JERUSALEM, YOU SEE

JERUSALEM BUILT UP.

Reporter: AT WHAT

POINT WAS IT THAT THE

ARABS, THE PALESTINIANS,

MADE A DETERMINATION THAT

TH WAS THEIR CAPITAL?

IT WAS ONLY WHEN THE

ISRAELIS LIBERATED

JERUSALEM IN '67 THAT THEY

CHANGED THAT BECAUSE THEY

NEEDED TO GET US OUT.

SO THEY THEN CREATED THIS

IDEA THEY WANT A

PALESTIAN STATE WITH

JERUSALEM ASTS CAPITAL.

Reporter: ON THE

WORL STAGE, JERUSALEM IS

TYPICAY DIVIDED BETWEEN

EAST AND WEST.

THE NEWEREERN CITY IS

IMILY JEWISH.

THE OLDER, EASTERN

SECTION, STRETCHES FROM

NORTH TO SOUTH.

THE MAJORITY OF THE CITY'S

ARABS LIVE THERE, BUT SO

DO AN ALMOST EQUAL NUMBER

OF JEWISH ISRAELIS.

WITH THE CITY AS IT IS

NOW, AND THE TALK OF

DIVIDING JERUSALEM, IS

THAT REALISTIC, A DIVIDED

JERUSALEM?

I THINK THAT IT WOULD

BE A DISASTER O HISTORIC

PROPORTIONS, AND A HUGE

MISTAKE BECAUSE DIVIDING

UP JERUSAL WILL CREATE

THE EXACT OPPOSITE EFFECT

OF PEACE.

Reporter: FROM 1949

TO 1967, JERUSALEM WAS

DIVIDED WITH JORDAN

CONTROLLINGHE EASTERN

SECTOR.

DURING THE 1967 SIX-DAY

WAR, ISRAEL TOO

CONTROL.

SILVERSTEIN TOOK ME TO THE

BATTLE FIELD THAT TURNED

THE TIDE.

THIS IS THE ACTUAL SPOT

WHERE HAND HAND COMBAT

TOOK PLACE?

COECT.

BETWEEN THE WEST AND THE

MOUNT WAS AMMUNITION

HILLS.

IT WAS CRITICAL TO TAKE

THIS HILL.

Reporter: THE BIBLE

CALLED JERUSALEM THE CITY

OF THE GREAT KING, AND IT

HASEN MANY KINGS.

IN 1964, IT WAS JORDAN'S

KI HUSSEIN STARTED

BUILDING A HILLTOP PALACE

ON THE NORTHERN EDGE OF

JERUSALEM.

THE SIX-DAY WAR

INTERRUPTED HIS PLAN

HIS SITE WHERE WE ARE

NOW, IS NOT REALLY THE

PALACE OF KING HUSSEIN,

BUT RATHER THE PALACE OF

KING SOL.

Reporter: FROM ON

GHIT IS EASY TO SEE

WHY KINGS OLD AND NO NEW

WOULD WANT TO OCCUPY THIS

HILL.

WE'RE LOOKING EASTWARD

INTO THE JUDEAN DESERTS,

TO THE MOUNTAINS OF MOHAB,

WHERE ISORDAN IS TODAY.

WHAT YOU SEE BELOW US IS

THE JEWISH NEIGHBORHOOD,

AND TO THENORTH OF THAT

ANOTHER CITY, AND THESE

TWO NEIGHBORHOODS ARE

BASICALLY NESTLED WITHIN

ARAB NEIGHBORS THAT ARE

SURROUNDING THEM.

IF WE WERE GOING TO CUT

OF JERUSALEM AND SAY

EVERYTHING TO THE LEFT

WOULD BE PALESTINIAN,

90,000 JEWS LIVING IN

THESE TWO NEIGHBORHOODS

WOULD FIND THEMSELS IN

PALESTINIAN.

Reporter: HOW CAN YOU

DIVIDE THEM WHEN THEY ARE

SO INTEGRATED?

THAT IS A RHETORICAL

QUESTION.

Reporter: IT IS.

> LOOKING TO THE NORTH,

WE CAN SEE BIBLICAL JUDEA

AND SAMARIA, OTHERWISE

KNOWN AS THE WEST BANK.

IN THE DISTANCE, JUST FIVE

MILES FROM JRUSALEM, IS

RAMALLAH, THE CURRENT SEAT

OF GOVNMENT FOR THE

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY.

AN IMPORTANTHING TO

UNDERSTAND WHEN YOU WANT

TO UNDERSTAND THE

STRATEGIC ISSUES FACING

JERUSALEM IS WHAT IS THE

GOAL OF THE ARABS?

THEY UNDERSTAND THAT

JERUSALEM IS THE HEART OF

THE JEWISH PEOPLE, AND IF

THEY CAN LIBERE

JERUSALEM, FROM THEIR

POINT OF VIEW THEY WILL

HAVE SUCCEED IN LIBERATING

ISRAEL ULTIMATELY.

Reporter: HE BELIEVES

THE ARABS HAVE THREE MAIN

WAYS THEY'RE WORKING TO

LIBERATE JERUSALEM: BY

FORCE, PROPAGANDA AND

DIPLOMACY, AND DEMOCRACY.

WHAT THEY'RE DOING IS

BUILDING AND BUILDING AND

BUILDING INSIDE JERUSALEM,

LARGELY ILLEGAL

STRUCTURES.

AND THEY HAVE SUCCESSFULLY

CREATED A CONTINUUM THAT

RUNS FROM RAMALLAH IN THE

NORTH, ALL THE WAY THROUGH

JERUSALEM, THROUGH THE OLD

CITY, TO BETHLEHEM IN THE

SOUTH.

AND BYOING THAT, THEY

WILL HAVE INFILTRATED A

DEMOGRAPC TROJAN HORSE

INSIDE JERUSALEM.

Reporter: DO YOU HAVE

HOPE FOR THIS CITY TO

EVENTUALLY BEWHOLE?

DO YOU SEE A GOOD FUTURE

AHEAD?

ZACHARIAH TALKED ABOUT

WHAT IS HAPPENING ON THE

MOUNT OF OLIVES.

THERE WILL BE AN

EAHQKE.

THERE WILL BE A WAR.

THAT HAS YET TO HAPPEN IN

THE FUTURE, BUT ZACHARIAH

ENDS THE PROPHECY BY

SAYING AND JERUSALE WILL

DWELL SECURE.

THE QUESTION IS: HOW WE

WILL GET THERE.

THE THING THAT IS

GUARANTEED TO BRING PEACE

TO JERUSALEM IS KEEPING

JERUSALEM UNITED AND IN

ISRAELI SOVEREIGNTY.

AND THAT CERTAINLY IS THE

PRELUDE TOOPEFULLY THE

INCREDIBLE EVENT THAT WE

HOPE AND PRAY WL HAPPEN

LATER, WHICH WILL BE

ULTIMATEPIEULTIMATE PEACE IN

JERUSALEM AND THROUGHOUT

THE WORLD.

Chris: UP NEXT,

ISRAELI AND THE

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

REMEMBER THE HOLOCAUST,

AND SOME SEE IT AS A

WAKEUP CALL TO THE CHURCH.

Chris: WELCOME BACK.

JANUARY 27 IS

INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST

REMEMBRANCE DAY.

TO MARK THE DAY, MANY

JEWISH LEADERS AND OTHERRS

TAKING THEIR PICTURE WITH

A SIGN SAYING, "WE

REMEMBER."

IT IS A NEWWAY OF

COMMEMORATING THE LIVES OF

SIX MILLION JEWS WHO LOST

THEIR LIVES IN THE

HOLOCAUST.

MANY ALSO REMEMBER THE

JUDGE HATCHETHOLOCAUST TO ONE OF THE

ST MOVING FILMS OF ALL

TIME "SLINSCHINDLER'S LIST."

HERE IN JERUSALEM

CHRISTIAN LEADERSECENTLY

MET ONE OF SCHINDLER'S

SURVIVORS AT THE WORLD

HOLOUST REMEMBRANCE

CENTER.

AT THE END OF SMIN SCHINDLER'S

LIST, THE SURVIVORS PLACED

STONES ON HIS GRA IN

JERUSALEM.

TODAYV IVA RITZ IS ONE OF

THOSE SURVIVORS.

SHE WAS NUMBER 201AND HER

MOTHER WAS 202.

AND THEY ASKED ME, HOW

DID YOU SURVE THE

HOLOCAUST?

FIRST OF ALL, ALMIGHTY

GOD.

SECOND, MY MOTHER, AND

THIRD, OF COURSE,

SCHINDLER.

IVED MR. SCHINDLER.

ALL OF US LOVED HIM.

WAS AN ANGEL OF MERCY,

REALLY.

WE KNEW EXACTLY WHAT HE

WAS DOING, AND HOW

DIFFICULT IT IS TO DO IT.

Reporter: RATZ LATER

TOLD THE GROUP ABOUT

SURVIVING THE HOLAUST

AND LIFE IN THE CAMP

BEFORE SHE MET SCHINDLER.

THE GERMANS WERE

TERRIBLE.

25 LASHES OR MORE ON THE

BEHIND WAS EVERY DAY.

THEY HANGED PEOPLE IN THE

UPPER AREAS EVERY TWO

DAYS.

THERE WAS NO REASON.

THEY ARE NOT HUMAN.

Reporter: TSE

CHRISTIAN LEADERS CAME AS

PART OF A SM NA SEMINAR.

I THINK ABOUT THE

HOLOCAUST.

THE CHURCH WAS SILENT.

WE DON'T HAVE TO BE SILENT

TODAY.

Chris: SUZANNA ADS

THE SEMINAR FOR NEW

CHRISTIAN LEADERS.

IT IS FOR CHRISTIAN

LEADERS TO LEARN ABOUT

ANTI-SEMITISM AND THE

HOLOCAUST.

WHEN WE THINK ABOUT

ANTIEMISM, WE USED TO

THINK ABOUT IT IN THE

PAST.

BUT NOIN THE PAST FEW

YEARS, WE HAVE SEEN HOW

MUCH IT IS RISING ALL OVER

THE WORLD.

SO WE UNDERSTAND THAT

SUDDENLY THIS TOPIC IS

VERY URGENT, AND IT IS

REALLY IMPORTANT FOR

CHURCH LEADERS TO

UNDERSTAND WHAT IS

HAPPENING.

Chris: THE 10-DAY

SEMINAR HAD A DEEP IMPACT

ON THE VISITING CHRISTIAN

LEADERS.

I WOULD SAY THIS

SEMINAR HAS BE A

LIFE-CHAING EXPERIENCE.

IT HAS BEEN A STRETCH

INTELLECTUALLY AND

EMOTIONALLY.

IT HAS IMPACTED MY VIEW OF

THE HISTORY OF THE JEWISH

PEOPLE.

TO BE HERE IN THE LAND AND

MEET THE PEOPLE AND THE

SURVIVORS IS QUITE A

MOVING EXPERIENCE.

Chris: PASTOR JOHN

PHILIPS PLANS TO TAKE HOME

A NEW PASSION.

A LOVE FOR THE JEWISH

PEOPLE ANDSRAETHAT I

DIDN'T KNOW I HAD, DIDN'T

KNOW I NEEDED.

A DESIRE TO BE A PARTNER

AND AN ADVOCATE FOR

ISRAEL, FOR THE JEWISH

PEOPLE.

Chris: HE BELIEVES

MUCSHE BELIEVESMUCH OF THE CHURCH IS

STILL SILENT.

WE ARE SILENT ABOUT

ANTI-SEMITISM, AND THAT

ALSO RESIST EXISTS WITH REGARD TO

PERSECUTION OF THE

CHRISTIANS.

MORE CHRISTIANS ARE

BEING MURDERED THAN THE

JEWS.

Chris: HE SEES WORLD

EVENTS FORGING A BOND

BETWEEN JEWS AND

CHRISTIANS.

WE BOTH HAVE TOORK

TOGETHER BECAUSE THIS IS

SOMETHING THAT AFFECTS US

ALL.

AND WE HAVE TO KNOW WHAT

THE DANGERS ARE IN

FUNDAMENTAL RADICAL

EXTREM ISLAM.

EVIL CANNOT BE OVERLOOKED,

ESPECIALLY AFTER THE

HOLOCAUST.

Chris: AND HE SEES

THE VALUE OF THESE

SEMINARS.

WE COME IN CONTACT WITH

THE EVANGELICAL PASTORS,

AND IT GIVES US HOPE,

ISRAELIS, JEWS LIVING

HERE.

WE'RE IN A TOUGH

NEIGHBORHOOD, AND IT IS

NOT EASY, BUT THEY GIVE US

A LOT OF SUPPORT AND

OPTIMISM, WHICH IS

IMPORTANT.

THEY EMBRACE US AND WE

EMBRACE THEM.

IT COULDN'T BE TTER.

Chris: RATZ AGREES.

I WANTED EVERYONE TO

KNOW WHO SCHINDLER WAS.

SCHINDLER WAS NOT A JEW.

HE WAS A CHRISTIAN.

AND I'M SURE THERE ARE

MANY CHRISTIANS THAT WOULD

DO THE SAME.

I BELIEVE IN THE

CHRISTIANS.

Chris: COMING UP, SEE

HOW ONE JEWISH WOMAN

SURVIVED THE HOLOCAUST.

Chris: WELCOME BACK.

EVEN THOUGH THE HOLOCAUST

ENDED DECADES AGO, MANY OF

THE SURVIVOR STILL SUFFER

FROM THE PAST, AND NEW

CHALLENGES CAN ALSO MAKE

LIFE DIFFICULT.

HEAR HOW CHRISTIANS AND

CBN'S "OPERATION BLESSING"

HELPED ONE SURVIVOR DURING

A CRISIS IN HER LIFE.

Reporter: RITA LOVES

SPENDING TIME WITH FRIENDS

IN HER APARTMENT IN

ISRAEL.

THEIR COMPANY HELPS HER

COPE WITH TRAUMATIC MO HASOF THE

HOLOUST IN MOLDOVA.

ESEND

BOMBS STARTED FALLIN

SO SCARY.

EVERYWHERE.

Reporter: RITA'S

PARENTS QUICKLY LOADED HER

AND HER SISTER ONTO

HORSE-AWN

AND THEY FLO UKRAINE.

THEY WERE STOPPED

WHOONFISCATED

THEIR LONGIN

THEM TOLL

THE WAY BTO THEIR

VILLAG ICH WAS SOON TURNEIN

A GETTY.

HETTO.

EVNG,

ICCUTI OLENCE.

Reporter: CHRISTN

NEHBORHO WBLE TO

EAK RITA AND HER FAMILY

IN A CHRIIAN HOME,

WHERE THEY WERE HIDDEN

UNTIL THE AREA WAS

LIBERATED.

THEY SAVED US OUT OF

THE GOODNESS OF THEIR

HEARTS, ANI WILL NEVER

FORGET THAT.

Reporter: YEARS AFTER

SURVIVING THE HORRORS OF

THE HOLOCAUST, RITA MOVED

FROM MOLDOVA TO IAEL.

BUT BAD WIRING IN HER OLD

TV CAUSED AN ELECTRICAL

FIRE, AND EVERYTHING SHE

OWNED WAS DESTROYED.

I W TERRIFIED, AND I

TRIED TO GET OUT AS FAST

AS I COULD, BUT I HAD

TROUBLE WALKING,ND I

THOUGHT I WOULD BURN UP.

I HAD NO IDEA WHAT I WAS

GOING TO DO.

I HAVE NO INSURANCE AND NO

MONEY.

EVERYTHING HAD WAS LOST.

Reporter: SO CBN

ISRAEL GOT RITA BRAND NEW

APPLIANCES, INCLUDING A

STOVE, REFRIGERATOR, AND

WASHING MACHINE.

WE ALSO BOUGHT HER NEW

FURNITURE, AND A MORE

STABLE WALKER WITH A SEAT.

NOW SHE H NEW FRIENDS

WHO SHE INVITES OVER TO

ENJOY HER APARTMENT.

I AM SO THANKFUL Y

WERE WILLING TO HELP ME.

EMOTIONALLY I WAS

DESTROYED.

BUT I HAVE PEACE IN MY

HEART NOW.

I WISH YOU GOOD HEALTH,

AND I PRAY YOU CONTINUE TO

HELP OTHERS.

WHAT YOU DO IS SO

IMPORTANT.

Chris: THAT'S A

HEART-WARMING STORY.

AND AS RITA SAID, SO VERY

IMPORTANT FOR HER TO

RECEIVE THAT KIND OF HELP.

> THAT'S ALL FOR THIS

EDITION.

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