Jerusalem Dateline: Four Jewish Claims to the Land of Israel [VIDEO]

“Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said, ‘To your offspring I will give this land.’ So he built there an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him.” (Genesis 12:7)

Since 1967, when Israel recaptured parts of Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria from Jordan, world powers have called Israel’s presence there illegal. What exactly are the Jewish claims to the Land of Israel?

“You just scratch the surface and you find the rich Jewish culture and history of more than 3,500 years, ever since King David built Jerusalem,” explained a leading Israeli archaeologist.

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Chris Mitchell from CBN News reveals the truth behind the oldest dispute in history.