Magical Israel, A Journey Through 5,000 Years of History


The series' Magical Israel’ shows the beauty of the land of the Bible in all its variety. The structure is a National Geographic'-like TV series, filmed in high definition. It tells of the many unique and rich sites in Israel, brought from a wide cultural and historical perspective. There are only a few countries in the world where history, culture, archeology and religion is so up for grabs as in Israel. The country is the birthplace of three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. In the course of more than 3000 years the country exerted a magical appeal to a multitude of rulers and peoples: Israelites, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Christians, Arabs, Crusaders, Mamelukes, Ottomans, British. And apart from the various ethnic groups such as Christian and Muslim Arabs, Jews, Bedouins and Druze, and also the numerous pilgrims with their different religious backgrounds visited this region for centuries. They left all their visible traces. The many, sometimes beautiful, relics and special places, to which so many were attracted - to this day - are ideally suited for a range of interesting TV programs. It's not just Jewish sites. The Holy Land has a magnetic attraction for many and it is the broad spectrum of cultures that together provide a fascinating picture: Magic Israel. (3 x 29m)


1. From Akko to Tel Aviv

2. From Jerusalem to Be'es Sheba

3. From Safed to Tiberias