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Episode: “Behind the Scenes” (Sar Shalom series)
Behind the scenes look at the production of the “Sar Shalom: Prince of Peace” series.

Caption transcript for “Behind the Scenes”

  • 00:17 BRETHREN, MY HEART'S DESIRE AND PRAYER TO GOD FOR ISRAEL
  • 00:21 IS THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED.
  • 00:24 THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE JEW AND THE GREEK
  • 00:27 FOR THE SAME LORD OVER ALL IS RICH UNTO ALL THAT CALL UPON HIM.
  • 00:39 WITH DR. JEFFREY SEIF
  • 00:42 HEARTY SHALOM TO ALL OF YOU
  • 00:45 JEFFREY SEIF HERE
  • 00:46 I'M PLEASED TO WELCOME YOU
  • 00:48 TO A SPECIAL, SPECIAL, SPECIAL
  • 00:49 EDITION OF ZOLA LEVITT PRESENTS.
  • 00:52 THIS IS GOING TO BE A LITTLE BEHIND THE SCENES
  • 00:54 TO LET YOU KNOW WHAT'S INVOLVED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF TELEVISION.
  • 00:58 IT'S MORE THAN JUST A TALKING HEAD ATTEMPTING TO ACT ELOQUENT
  • 01:01 BUT RATHER WHEN WE COME ISRAEL, AND I'M COMING TO YOU FROM ISRAEL RIGHT NOW,
  • 01:05 THERE'S A LOT THAT GOES ON IN ADVANCE OF IT
  • 01:08 MUCH AS THERE'S A LOT THAT'S HAPPENING HERE ON THE GROUND
  • 01:11 IN ORDER TO PUT TOGETHER A PROGRAM THAT COMES REPLETE WITH
  • 01:14 HOPEFULLY GOOD BIBLE INFORMATION, GOOD DRAMATIC RE-ENACTMENTS,
  • 01:18 TAKING YOU TO LOCATIONS ALL OVER THE AREA.
  • 01:22 COULDN'T DO IT WITHOUT MY FRIEND KEN BERG WHO'S HERE RIGHT NOW AS WELL, OUR PRODUCER
  • 01:27 WHO ON THIS TRIP CELEBRATES 50 TRIPS TO ISRAEL...KEN BERG.
  • 01:33 50 TRIPS... THAT'S AMAZING ISN'T IT?
  • 01:36 I STILL REMEMBER MY FIRST TRIP.
  • 01:38 YOU KNOW EVERY TIME I COME IT'S
  • 01:40 LIKE MY FIRST TIME OVER HERE.
  • 01:41 THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT THIS LAND THAT'S LIKE A MAGNET, IT DRAWS ME.
  • 01:45 AND I LOVE WORKING HERE, I LOVE WORKING WITH YOU
  • 01:48 AND ON THIS PROGRAM OF COURSE WE'RE GOING TO GET SOME BEHIND THE SCENES LOOKS
  • 01:52 AT SOME OF THE PEOPLE WHO WE DEAL WITH ON A REGULAR BASIS
  • 01:55 THAT THE VIEWERS ARE PROBABLY INTERESTED I THINK IN SEEING.
  • 01:58 WE HAVE THIS GREAT SERIES COMING UP WHICH YOU KNOW ABOUT
  • 02:01 BECAUSE YOU'RE VERY MUCH A PART OF IT,
  • 02:03 "SAR SHALOM, PRINCE OF PEACE".
  • 02:05 WHY DON'T YOU TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THAT
  • 02:08 AND I'LL TALK ABOUT WHO'S INVOLVED IN THAT.
  • 02:10 OKAY, THEN YOU'LL INTRODUCE "JESUS".
  • 02:12 I'LL INTRODUCE "JESUS"
  • 02:13 BUT TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOUR VISION FOR THIS SERIES. >>RIGHT
  • 02:16 IT'S ALWAYS A CHALLENGE FINDING "JESUS" AND KEN GOT THE PERFECT GUY TO REPRESENT HIM FOR US
  • 02:21 AND HE'LL TELL YOU ABOUT THAT.
  • 02:23 WE IN MAKING A SERIES HAVE TO ASK THE QUESTION PRAYERFULLY AND CAREFULLY,
  • 02:28 "LORD WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE US TO DO WITH THE RESOURCES THAT ARE PROVIDED?"
  • 02:32 WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE WORLD?
  • 02:33 WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE WORD?
  • 02:35 AND HOW CAN WE GET TO WORK ON THE MANUFACTURE OF A STORY
  • 02:38 THAT WILL SHOW SOME MONTHS AFTER WE BEGIN THE PROCESS?
  • 02:42 YOU KNOW A PASTOR CAN SENSE WHAT'S HAPPENING IN A CHURCH AND IN THE CULTURE
  • 02:46 AND GOES INTO STUDY AND PRAYER AND COMES OUT WITH THE MESSAGE ON A WEEKLY BASIS,
  • 02:49 HOPEFULLY THAT'S APROPOS
  • 02:51 BUT WE HAVE TO WORK THE QUESTIONS
  • 02:53 AND IN ORDER TO PRODUCE A PRODUCT THAT WILL COME OUT MONTHS LATER.
  • 02:57 IT BEGINS WITH PRAYERFULLY AND CAREFULLY LOOKING WHAT ARE THE STORIES.
  • 03:01 WE THOUGHT THAT PEOPLE WE'RE PEOPLE CONCERNED ABOUT EVIL IN THE PRESENT AGE
  • 03:06 AND SO WE LOOKED AT THE ANTI-CHRIST IN A THE PREVIOUS SERIES.
  • 03:08 WE NEED TO LIGHTEN UP A LITTLE BIT
  • 03:10 IN THINKING THAT THERE MAY BE SOME BREAK IN THE DARK CLOUDS,
  • 03:13 WE THOUGHT THE CULTURE MIGHT BE IN THE MOOD TO HAVE SOMETHING MORE INSPIRATIONAL
  • 03:17 RATHER THAN SOMETHING RIVETING AND SOMEWHAT TERRIFYING AND SO WHY NOT?
  • 03:21 IT'S CHRISTIAN TELEVISION ANYWAY SO WHY NOT DO A STORY ON JESUS?
  • 03:25 SO MANY OF US ARE SO VEXED ABOUT PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES,
  • 03:31 I THOUGHT WE'D DO WELL TO RE-VISIT THE PERSON OF JESUS
  • 03:34 WHO'S OUR SAVIOR AND HELPER AND SHIELD,
  • 03:36 WHO IS THE ONE WHO SAYS I'LL NEVER FAIL YOU OR FORSAKE YOU,
  • 03:39 WHO'S THE ONE WHO SAYS, "I'LL BE WITH YOU ALWAYS TO THE END OF THE AGE",
  • 03:43 WHO'S THE ONE WHO LOVES US AND CARES ABOUT US AND HAS A GREAT PLAN FOR OUR LIFE.
  • 03:46 WHAT I WANTED TO DO WAS LOOK AT HIS SERMON ON THE MOUNT,
  • 03:49 WHAT I CALL "TORAH ON THE TOP"
  • 03:51 AND I WANTED TO UNPACK SOME OF THE PARTICULARS THERE OF WHAT JESUS WANTS FROM US
  • 03:56 BECAUSE I THINK THIS SERMON SUMS IT UP SO WELL WHAT IT IS THAT HE WANTS FROM US
  • 04:01 AND THEN WHAT WE CAN EXPECT FROM HIM.
  • 04:03 THERE IS THAT LITTLE PROMISE IN THERE THAT IS SO DELIGHTFUL WHERE HE SAYS,
  • 04:07 "IF YOU SEEK FIRST GOD'S KINGDOM AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS"
  • 04:10 "THAN EVERYTHING ELSE WILL BE ADDED UNTO YOU."
  • 04:14 WELL I DIDN'T WANT TO JUST PREACH THAT PROMISE,
  • 04:16 I WANTED TO HAVE A LOOK AT IT
  • 04:18 AS WELL AS ALL OF THE CONCERNS THAT ARE PACKED INTO THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT
  • 04:22 AND SO WE WORKED IT UP INTO 24 TEACHING SEGMENTS
  • 04:26 WHAT AMOUNTS TO 8 PROGRAMS,
  • 04:28 WE PICKED VARIOUS LOCATIONS,
  • 04:31 WE WORKED ON VARIOUS DRAMAS TO RE-ENACT SOME OF THE ESSENTIAL STORIES ON THE SERMON.
  • 04:35 WE THINK YOU'RE GOING TO LOVE IT AND WHEN I SAY "WE" I REALLY MEAN "WE" NOT ME.
  • 04:40 I'VE LEARNED THIS IS A CORPORATE VENTURE AND SO I COULDN'T DO IT WITHOUT KEN BERG
  • 04:46 AND WE COULDN'T DO IT WITHOUT YOU HELPING US
  • 04:48 AND WE'RE REALLY APPRECIATIVE FOR THAT.
  • 04:50 YOU'RE NOT JUST HELPING US;
  • 04:52 HOPEFULLY YOU'RE HELPING THE WORLD TO SEE JESUS AND JESUS FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE.
  • 04:56 SO THERE'S SOMETHING OF AN INTRO TO "BEHIND THE SCENES".
  • 04:58 YOU WANT TO WEIGH IN ON ANYTHING BEYOND?
  • 05:00 WELL TO THAT POINT OF SHOWING THE JEWISHNESS OF JESUS
  • 05:04 WE THOUGHT IT ALL THE MORE IMPORTANT TO HAVE AN ISRAELI WHO'S SPEAKING IN HEBREW,
  • 05:10 VERY CLOSE TO WHAT IT WOULD HAVE LOOKED LIKE AND SOUNDED LIKE WHEN JESUS WAS ACTUALLY THERE.
  • 05:16 SO AFTER A SEARCH WE CAME UP WITH SHAHAR...IS THE NAME OF THE ACTOR...
  • 05:21 AND WE TOOK HIM ON LOCATION HERE IN ISRAEL WHERE HE GIVES THIS SERMON ON THE MOUNT.
  • 05:30 WHAT WAS SURPRISING TO ALL OF US
  • 05:32 IS THAT SHAHAR IS NOT A BELIEVER
  • 05:35 BUT IN THE COURSE OF THE PRODUCING OF THIS PROGRAM
  • 05:38 HE HAD QUESTIONS AND HE HAD GREAT INSIGHTS
  • 05:43 AND I THINK AS TIME GOES ALONG WE'RE GOING TO FIND SHAHAR COMES CLOSER TO THE LORD.
  • 05:49 WE ASK THAT ALL THE VIEWERS PRAY FOR HIM,
  • 05:53 HE IS VERY INTERESTED IN THIS ROLE AND THE PERSON OF JESUS.
  • 05:57 AND LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT HIM NOW.
  • 06:01 I REALLY FEEL INSPIRED
  • 06:03 TO DO WORK AROUND THE RECONCILIATION OF...
  • 06:09 AROUND JEWS AND CHRISTIANS.
  • 06:13 IF I WERE TO DISTILL
  • 06:15 OR TO REALLY PUT WHAT IS IT THAT REALLY DRAWS ME TO WORK LIKE THIS...
  • 06:21 BECAUSE I DO FEEL THAT THERE'S AN IMMEDIATE EXTENSION
  • 06:24 AND AN IMMEDIATE CLOSENESS BETWEEN THE TWO PEOPLE.
  • 06:29 IF I WERE TO NAME 3 MOST IMPORTANT TEXTS
  • 06:33 THAT I THINK THAT ARE IMPORTANT AND ARE A WAY TO LEAD ONE'S LIFE
  • 06:42 IT WOULD BE MOSES AND THE TEN COMMANDMENTS,
  • 06:46 JESUS AND THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT,
  • 06:48 AND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
  • 06:50 A LOT OF THE CHRISTIANS DEAL WITH THE CRUCIFIXION
  • 06:55 BUT YET THE SERMON FOR ME WHEN I READ THE WORK AND I READ THE WORD,
  • 07:00 THE SERMON IS THE HEART OF THE WORD.
  • 07:03 THE SERMON HAS ALL THE TRUTH THAT ONE NEEDS TO FOLLOW THE PATH.
  • 07:09 IF YOU LOOK JUST AT THE MAN, AT YESHUA, JESUS,
  • 07:14 HE WAS A DEVOUT JEWISH RABBI, A SCHOLAR AND HE FOLLOWED IN HIS LIFETIME...
  • 07:24 HE ONLY FOLLOWED THE JEWISH LAW.
  • 07:26 FOR ME IT'S ALWAYS...MY CHRISTIAN FRIENDS IN AMERICA
  • 07:31 I ALWAYS TELL THEM IF YOU REALLY EXPERIENCE JESUS FOR INSTANCE,
  • 07:33 COME WITH ME TO PASSOVER
  • 07:36 BECAUSE THAT WAS HIS FINAL MEAL
  • 07:38 THAT WE'LL KNOW REALLY TO TAP INTO THE SOURCE
  • 07:41 OF WHERE HIS IDEAS OR WHERE HIS BEING COMES FROM...
  • 07:46 TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MUST DIVE INTO JUDAISM,
  • 07:49 I MEAN THERE'S NO WAY AROUND,
  • 07:51 AND THE FACT THAT THAT'S BEING HIDDEN, KEPT AWAY FROM MOST CHRISTIANS IS SAD,
  • 07:59 BUT I THINK THAT NOW THERE'S AN OPENING, I THINK THAT WE'RE AT A NEW AGE NOW
  • 08:04 WHERE MANY, MANY CHRISTIANS, GENTILES IN GENERAL
  • 08:09 CAN BRIDGE AND FOLLOW THE REAL MAN AND WHAT HE PRACTICED.
  • 08:15 BY DOING SO THEY WOULD GET CLOSER TO THE ESSENCE OF GOD.
  • 08:23 SHAHAR IS A GREAT GUY ISN'T HE?
  • 08:25 AND I KNOW YOU'RE BLESSED THROUGH HIS MINISTRY HERE IN THIS PROGRAM.
  • 08:28 I'M THRILLED TO BE ABLE TO COME TO YOU AS A JEW WHO BELIEVES IN JESUS
  • 08:31 AND THANK YOU FOR GETTING BEHIND ME
  • 08:33 AND HELPING SUPPORT THE TESTIMONY OF LOOKING AT THE BIBLE FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE.
  • 08:37 IT'S A DREAM FOR ME TO BE ABLE TO DO THAT.
  • 08:39 I'VE SERVED AS A BIBLE AND MINISTRY PROFESSOR FOR 20 YEARS AND NOW HERE.
  • 08:43 AND SPEAKING FOR YEARS AND YEARS,
  • 08:45 MY PRODUCER, OUR PRODUCER, KEN BERG
  • 08:48 HAS WORKED 30 PLUS YEARS TEACHING THE BIBLE FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE
  • 08:52 ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LENS,
  • 08:54 COMES FROM A MINISTRY FAMILY,
  • 08:56 YOUR MOM, ALL OF HER SISTERS MARRIED PASTORS,
  • 08:59 YOUR FATHER WAS AN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD CLERGYMAN,
  • 09:02 THE FIRST ASSEMBLIES OF GOD CHAPLAIN IN WORLD WAR II CORRECT?
  • 09:06 YES HE WAS.
  • 09:07 A STRONG MINISTRY FAMILY
  • 09:08 YES, RAISED IN A WONDERFUL CHRISTIAN HOME.
  • 09:10 BUT YOU KNOW JEFF EVEN THOUGH I WAS RAISED IN A CHRISTIAN HOME
  • 09:15 I NEVER I UNDERSTOOD MY JEWISH ROOTS OF CHRISTIANITY
  • 09:19 UNTIL WORKING WITH THIS MINISTRY AND ZOLA LEVITT.
  • 09:22 FIRST TIME I CAME HERE TO ISRAEL LIKE I SAID
  • 09:25 I WAS JUST GALVANIZED BY WHAT'S HERE
  • 09:28 AND THE PIECES BEGAN TO COME TOGETHER IN A WAY THEY NEVER HAD BEFORE
  • 09:33 SO ALTHOUGH I DO HAVE A CHRISTIAN BACKGROUND
  • 09:36 I FEEL I'M PART JEWISH NOW TOO AFTER THESE MANY YEARS IN ISRAEL
  • 09:40 AND WORKING WITH ZOLA AND NOW WITH YOU.
  • 09:43 MOST JEWISH PEOPLE IN A LIFETIME
  • 09:44 NEVER COME TO ISRAEL 50 TIMES.
  • 09:46 WELL...YEAH IT IS AMAZING.
  • 09:49 I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S BEEN 50 TRIPS...
  • 09:51 OF COURSE THAT'S OVER 30 YEARS
  • 09:53 SO THAT'S ABOUT AVERAGING I GUESS 2 TRIPS A YEAR
  • 09:56 OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT.
  • 09:57 SO IT'S BEEN GREAT
  • 10:00 AND YOU KNOW EVERY SERIES WE DO
  • 10:02 WE REALLY HAVE TO TAKE TIME TO THANK THE VIEWERS FOR THIS
  • 10:07 BECAUSE THEY ARE THE SOURCE OF OUR BEING HERE,
  • 10:10 THEY ARE THE SOURCE
  • 10:11 OF THE PRODUCTION VALUE
  • 10:12 THAT WE TRY TO BRING TO THE PROGRAM
  • 10:14 AND WE REALLY DO TRY TO RAISE THE BAR
  • 10:16 WITH EACH SERIES THAT WE DO.
  • 10:18 MAKE EACH ONE A LITTLE BIT BETTER.
  • 10:20 AND I THINK THIS ONE COMING UP
  • 10:21 ON JESUS AND THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT IS THE BEST YET.
  • 10:25 AND I HAVE TO ATTRIBUTE A GREAT DEAL OF THAT TO THE LOCAL PEOPLE THAT WE WORK WITH.
  • 10:32 ELIA SIDES IS A LOCAL PRODUCER HERE IN ISRAEL THAT I'VE WORKED WITH FOR MANY YEARS.
  • 10:37 I LOVE THE GUY, HE'S LIKE A BROTHER TO ME
  • 10:40 AND I'D LIKE YOU TO HEAR A LITTLE BIT FROM ELIA AT THIS POINT.
  • 10:44 99 PER CENT OF MY WORK
  • 10:45 IS FOR PRODUCTIONS FROM ABROAD.
  • 10:48 I WORK WITH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
  • 10:50 OF VARIOUS THEMES
  • 10:51 ALMOST 2 A YEAR.
  • 10:53 I WORK WITH CHANNEL 4 AND BBC
  • 10:55 DO UNDERWATER FILMS.
  • 10:57 DESERT FILMS, NATURE CONSERVATION,
  • 10:59 A LOT OF HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY.
  • 11:01 WORK FOR PBS, WITH NOVA, DISCOVERY,
  • 11:04 WITH...THERE IS SO MANY OF THEM,
  • 11:08 WITH THE ITALIAN TELEVISION DOING FEATURE FILMS.
  • 11:11 BUT THERE'S NOTHING LIKE WORKING WITH THIS PRODUCTION IN THIS BUSINESS
  • 11:17 BECAUSE THIS PRODUCTION...WHEN I SAID I'M WORKING IT'S NOT MYSELF,
  • 11:20 I'M WORKING WITH A TEAM OF PEOPLE WHICH IS THE BEST GROUP I'VE EVER HAD.
  • 11:23 IT IS A PEOPLE THAT WE'VE BECAME FRIENDS AND WE WORK TOGETHER
  • 11:26 AND WE MEET TOGETHER EVEN AFTER THIS PRODUCTION IS OVER.
  • 11:29 WE MEET EACH OTHER AS FRIENDS.
  • 11:30 IT'S EVERYBODY TO THEM...IT'S A FAMILY PRODUCTION ACTUALLY.
  • 11:34 WE ARE A FAMILY THAT'S DOING SOMETHING TOGETHER
  • 11:36 AND IT'S THE BEST TEAM I EVER WORKED WITH
  • 11:39 AND IT'S THE BEST RESULTS WE GET OUT OF IT
  • 11:42 AS A FAMILY ACTS TOGETHER TO CREATE SOMETHING THAT THEY BELIEVE IN.
  • 11:46 WE WORK ON A VERY LOW BUDGET AND YET WE REACH A VERY HIGH PRODUCTION VALUE
  • 11:51 BECAUSE WE DO IT WITH LOVE, WITH PATIENCE
  • 11:54 AND IN A WAY WE FEEL THAT WE ARE IN A MESSAGE,
  • 11:56 WE ARE IN A MISSION ACTUALLY TO TELL THIS STORY.
  • 12:00 THERE'S NOT MUCH MONEY OF COURSE TO OTHER PRODUCTIONS THAT I'VE BEEN WORKING
  • 12:03 AND I'M STILL WORKING WITH, FOREIGN PRODUCTIONS AND DOING THINGS IN ISRAEL.
  • 12:07 IT'S A VERY TIGHT BUDGET BUT WE DO IT, AS I SAID BEFORE WITH FEELING OF...
  • 12:12 WE DELIVER OURSELVES AND WE BRING THE IDEA OF CARRYING THE STORY AND BRINGING IT TO YOU
  • 12:19 BECAUSE IT'S WHAT YOU CAN DONATE MONEY FOR THIS PROGRAM WHICH WE USE EVERY CENT FOR...
  • 12:24 JUST TO GET THE BEST PRODUCTION VALUE WE CAN GET OUT OF IT
  • 12:28 AND IT'S VERY IMPORTANT...
  • 12:29 YOU KEEP THE FLAME AND THE FIRE BURNING WITH THIS.
  • 12:33 AND ANY OTHER PRODUCTION WOULD PROBABLY COST 10 TIMES MORE TO DO IT
  • 12:37 BUT WE DO IT WITH A LOT OF LOVE WHICH IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF IT...WITH LOVE.
  • 12:44 PRE-PRODUCTIONS I THINK
  • 12:45 FIRST AND FOREMOST
  • 12:47 STARTS WITH COMMUNICATION
  • 12:49 TRYING TO COMMUNICATE ACROSS CONTINENTS WHAT IT IS THAT YOU WOULD LIKE
  • 12:53 AND WHAT'S THE FEEL YOU WANT.
  • 12:56 AND THEN TOGETHER WE TRY AND FIND THE SOLUTION TO SAY WHAT IT IS THAT YOU WANT TO SAY
  • 13:02 WITHIN CONSTRAINTS OF BUDGETS, DISTANCE, NUMBER OF EXTRAS, ETC., ETC.
  • 13:07 SO IT INVOLVES A LOT OF SEARCHING FOR LOCATIONS,
  • 13:11 A LOT OF PLAYING AROUND WITH DIFFERENT IDEAS
  • 13:15 UNTIL WE SORT OF SETTLE ON WHAT'S GOING TO WORK AND WHAT WILL BE VIABLE.
  • 13:20 AS ALWAYS, YOU COME UP WITH A CHALLENGE AND WE TRY AND ACCOMMODATE
  • 13:26 AND WE TRY AND DO IT WITHIN A VERY STRICT BUDGET RECYCLING FROM ONE PROGRAM TO THE OTHER.
  • 13:33 SOMETIMES A PALACE TURNS INTO A BOAT AND SOMETIMES A VINEYARD BECOMES AN ALTAR OR WHATEVER.
  • 13:43 A LOT OF IT IS GUESS WORK AND INTUITION
  • 13:47 AND THANK GOD THAT WE HAVE BIODEGRADABLE MATERIALS AND NO ONE CAN PROVE US WRONG.
  • 13:52 FISHERMEN I DON'T THINK WERE AFFLUENT ENOUGH TO AFFORD A CARPENTER TO BUILD A WOODEN BOAT
  • 13:57 AND IT'S NOT THE KIND OF KNOWLEDGE THAT ANY FISHERMAN WOULD HAVE.
  • 14:00 WHEREAS AS REED BOATS WERE USED FROM TURKEY DOWN TO MESOPOTAMIA...
  • 14:06 BUT WE TRY TO BE....WHERE THERE ARE NOT ANSWERS
  • 14:12 WE JUST HAVE TO SEE THAT WHATEVER WE'RE DOING IS ACTUALLY FUNCTIONAL
  • 14:15 AND IS PROBABLY THE SOLUTION THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN REACHED,
  • 14:20 HAVING THE TOOLS AND THE MATERIALS OF THOSE TIMES.
  • 14:22 AND LIVING THAT IS FUN.
  • 14:25 YOU HAVE DEDICATED CREW AND PEOPLE THAT WORK WELL TOGETHER
  • 14:29 AND WE'VE BEEN WORKING TOGETHER FOR QUITE A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS NOW
  • 14:33 WHICH MAKES US THAT MUCH MORE EFFICIENT
  • 14:35 AND WE ENJOY WHAT WE DO
  • 14:40 SO IF WE'RE NOT HAVING FUN AND WE'RE NOT DOING HOLLYWOOD AS YOU SAY THEN WHY BOTHER?
  • 14:44 WE ALWAYS WANTED TO HAVE A DOLLY WHICH GIVES THE ABILITY TO PUT A CAMERA IN MOTION
  • 14:50 WHICH MAKES EVERYTHING LOOK JUST SO MUCH BETTER.
  • 14:53 BUT NEVER HAD THE BUDGET FOR THE DOLLY AND THE CREW
  • 14:56 AND THE TRUCK AND EVERYTHING THAT'S NEEDED TO COME WITH IT.
  • 14:59 SO WE BOUNCED AROUND THE IDEA OF PERHAPS MAKING ONE BY OURSELVES
  • 15:03 AND WE FOUND ON THE INTERNET A DESIGN FOR WHAT'S CALLED A "DOORWAY DOLLY"
  • 15:07 WHICH IS SIMPLY LIKE ROLLER SKATES ON A BOARD CONNECTED TO TWO PIPES.
  • 15:12 BEFORE THAT WE TRIED USING A WHEEL CHAIR WHICH GAVE US SORT OF LIMITED SUCCESS.
  • 15:17 BUT WE WENT AHEAD AND WE BUILT A DOLLY WHICH COST US ALL OF 300 OR 400 HUNDRED DOLLARS
  • 15:22 WHICH IS A LOT OUT OF OUR SMALL BUDGET
  • 15:25 AND OUR CAMERA MAN, JERRY, HAD INPUT HOW TO IMPROVE IT
  • 15:29 AND FROM SHOW TO SHOW WE ADDED LENGTH AND ADDED SUPPORTS
  • 15:32 AND WE THINK WE'VE GOT IT DOWN NOW AND WE HAVE OUR OWN DOLLY!
  • 15:37 AND ACTUALLY I FEEL BLESSED
  • 15:40 TO BE A PART OF THE TEAM,
  • 15:41 PART OF THE STAFF,
  • 15:43 WONDERFUL STAFF.
  • 15:45 AND THIS IS MY FIRST CONTACT, PERSONAL CONTACT WITH THE CHRISTIAN IDEA.
  • 16:01 AS A JEWISH GIRL WHO WAS BORN IN ISRAEL, I'M ISRAELI AND I JUST LEARNED STUFF
  • 16:09 AND WHAT AMAZED ME ABOUT THE CONCEPT OF THIS FILM
  • 16:15 THAT BOTTOM LINE ALL OF US BELIEVE IN THE SAME ISSUES.
  • 16:23 I WAS RAISED IN A VERY ORTHODOX FAMILY AND MY FATHER IS A REALLY HASID
  • 16:32 WITH THE BEARD AND THE TYPICAL JEWISH GUY
  • 16:37 AND WHEN HE WAS A CHILD HE WAS RAISED BY CHRISTIANS,
  • 16:44 WONDERFUL PEOPLE WHO SAVED HIS LIFE IN THE HOLOCAUST
  • 16:51 AND I'M HERE BECAUSE OF THEM ACTUALLY.
  • 16:55 AND TO SEE YOU ALL COME HERE TO TELL THE STORY OF JESUS AND HIS JEWISH SOURCE
  • 17:07 AND HIS CONNECTIONS TO GOD
  • 17:11 AND HIS SPECIAL SAYING ABOUT HUMAN BEING, ABOUT BELIEVE,
  • 17:16 ABOUT TO BE A GOOD PERSON INSIDE AND OUTSIDE
  • 17:20 AND IT'S REALLY... I'M SPEECHLESS.
  • 17:28 ACTUALLY SHAHAR TOLD ME THAT THE STORY YOU'RE TRYING TO BRING IN THIS MOVIE,
  • 17:37 THE STORY OF JESUS BEFORE HE BECAME MESSIAH...YOU SAY?
  • 17:43 AND I REMEMBER THE SCENE THAT WE'RE TURNING AROUND THE HOUSE
  • 17:55 AND THE THING IS WE DON'T HAVE TO LOOK AROUND,
  • 18:00 WE JUST HAVE TO KNOCK ON THE DOOR AND THE ANSWER IS JUST THERE.
  • 18:04 AND IN JUDAISM WE HAVE THE SAME THING
  • 18:08 AND I THINK THAT THAT'S THE POINT,
  • 18:14 THAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THAT I'M TAKING FROM THIS EXPERIENCE..
  • 18:25 IT'S GOING TO BE A SCENE ABOUT A FISHING VILLAGE.
  • 18:33 WE'RE GOING SEE A LOT OF FISHES
  • 18:35 AND VERY NICE - WE ARE ON THE BEACH OF THE KINNERET,
  • 18:41 I THINK IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT JEWS KNOW
  • 18:46 THAT SOME OF CHRISTIANS REALLY CARE ABOUT HIS SOURCE.
  • 18:51 AND BECAUSE MANY OF US, I KNOW FOR EXAMPLE, ME...
  • 18:58 I DIDN'T KNOW THAT THE CHRISTIANS CHERISH HIS JEWISH SOURCE
  • 19:09 AND THIS IS TOTALLY A SURPRISE FOR ME.
  • 19:14 YOU'RE GOING TO NOW BE INTRODUCED TO DANNY CARMEL,
  • 19:16 A FASCINATING INDIVIDUAL,
  • 19:18 A JEWISH GUY WHO CAME TO FAITH IN THE LORD,
  • 19:20 A BOAT CAPTAIN ACTUALLY ON THE SEA OF GALILEE.
  • 19:23 HE MUST HAVE HAD ONE TOO MANY TRIPS,
  • 19:25 HE RAN INTO SO MANY BELIEVERS WHO LOVED THE LORD AND LOVED ISRAEL,
  • 19:27 HE FIGURED IF YOU CAN'T BEAT THEM, JOIN THEM.
  • 19:30 WELL HE DID, HE CAME TO FAITH THROUGH YOU AND THROUGH YOUR VISITS.
  • 19:33 WE'RE GOING TO HEAR FROM HIM AND THEN YOU'RE GOING TO HEAR HIM MINISTER IN SONG.
  • 19:38 MY NAME IS DANIEL
  • 19:40 AND I'M A BELIEVER FROM GALILEE
  • 19:42 AND ACTUALLY I'M THE ONLY BOAT THAT BELONGS TO BELIEVERS ON THE SEA OF GALILEE.
  • 19:46 I MET THE LORD DOING MY WORK AS A BOAT CAPTAIN HERE ON THE SEA OF GALILEE.
  • 19:53 I'VE BEEN WORKING HERE FOR 15 YEARS
  • 19:55 AND 2 YEARS AGO THE LORD ALLOWED ME TO BRING THIS BOAT INTO THE LAKE
  • 19:59 AND TO START THIS COMPANY, "SEA OF GALILEE WORSHIP BOATS".
  • 20:05 I WAS BORN IN 1964 IN HAIFA
  • 20:10 AND MY MOTHER WAS A VERY YOUNG ORTHODOX JEWISH GIRL,
  • 20:13 SHE WAS ONLY 15 AND SHE WAS SUPPOSED TO GIVE ME UP FOR ADOPTION
  • 20:18 AND THEN I STAYED IN HAIFA WITH MY ADOPTING PARENTS,
  • 20:21 THE BEST PARENTS ON EARTH,
  • 20:23 AND I GREW UP LIKE ANY REGULAR KIDS.
  • 20:27 AFTER THE ARMY I FELL IN LOVE WITH THE SEA AND THEN I WENT TO A MARINE SCHOOL.
  • 20:31 AND WHEN I GRADUATED I FOUND A JOB IN HAIFA PORT,
  • 20:34 AT THE AGE OF 28 I DECIDED TO OPEN THE FILES OF THE ADOPTION AND TO FIND MY BIRTH MOTHER
  • 20:41 AND I FOUND HER RIGHT HERE IN GALILEE.
  • 20:43 AND BESIDES HER I FOUND ALSO FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS.
  • 20:48 A YEAR AFTER THAT I JUST LEFT HAIFA AND I CAME OVER HERE TO LIVE IN GALILEE,
  • 20:52 OF COURSE MY PARENTS AND MY ADOPTED SISTER WAS A PART OF THE PICTURE
  • 20:56 AND WE BECAME A BIG FAMILY ALL TOGETHER.
  • 20:59 AND I WAS LOOKING FOR A JOB
  • 21:01 AND THE ONLY JOB THAT I COULD FIND HERE ON THE SEA OF GALILEE WAS ON THE SEA OF GALILEE BOATS,
  • 21:07 NO OTHER CHOICE AS A BOAT CAPTAIN.
  • 21:09 SINCE THE FIRST DAY I WAS WORKING ON THE SEA OF GALILEE BOATS,
  • 21:16 I WAS EXPOSED TO THE WORD OF GOD EVERY DAY,
  • 21:20 I HEARD THE GOOD NEWS, HALLELUJAH.
  • 21:24 I HEARD THE TEACHING,
  • 21:26 I HEARD THE WORSHIP,
  • 21:29 BUT MOST OF ALL I COULD FEEL THE PRESENCE
  • 21:31 AND THAT'S WHAT DREW ME IN,
  • 21:33 5 YEARS AFTER I STARTED WORKING HERE I JUST WOKE UP WITH GREAT LOVE TO YESHUA.
  • 21:37 AND THEN I STARTED MY WORSHIP MINISTRY
  • 21:42 AND I HAVE TRANSLATED VERY POPULAR WORSHIP SONGS TO HEBREW
  • 21:46 AND I DID IT FOR TOURISM.
  • 21:48 FIRST OF ALL I DID IT FOR THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL;
  • 21:50 YOU KNOW MOST OF THEM DON'T KNOW YESHUA AND MUSIC IS A VERY GOOD INSTRUMENT TO DRAW PEOPLE.
  • 21:56 YOU KNOW HEBREW IS THE FIRST LANGUAGE.
  • 21:59 HEBREW IS THE LANGUAGE OF THE LORD.
  • 22:01 AND PERSONALLY I BELIEVE THE TEACHING OF EVERYONE WOULD HAVE TO LEARN A LITTLE BIT OF HEBREW,
  • 22:05 EITHER IT'S HERE OR UP THERE.
  • 22:07 AND MUSIC IS A VERY GOOD INSTRUMENT TO LEARN LANGUAGES
  • 22:10 AND THAT'S WHY I DID IT.
  • 22:12 I WANT EVERYONE TO KNOW HEBREW.
  • 22:15 WE SING HERE LIVE WORSHIP, HALF HEBREW, HALF ENGLISH
  • 22:20 AND IT'S THE MOST MEANINGFUL TIME I THINK IN ALL OF THE TOUR TO ISRAEL TO BE ON THIS SEA
  • 22:29 AND TO WORSHIP THE LORD...
  • 22:31 WITH US.
  • 22:42 ♪FROM THE TIME I FOUND YOU♪
  • 22:46 ♪THE FIRST TIME THAT I MET YOU♪
  • 22:50 ♪I KNEW YOU WERE THE ONE♪
  • 22:55 ♪THE ONE I HAD BEEN SEEKING♪
  • 23:05 ♪MIGHTY GOD, EL SHADAI♪
  • 23:08 ♪LIVING KING WHO REIGNS ON HIGH♪
  • 23:12 ♪THE LOVER OF MY SOUL♪
  • 23:17 ♪IN YOU I FOUND MY HEALING♪
  • 23:24 ♪I LOVE YOU LORD♪
  • 23:28 ♪I WORSHIP YOU♪
  • 23:30 ♪I WILL LIVE BEFORE YOU♪
  • 23:34 ♪OH HALLELUJAH♪
  • 23:39 ♪FOR THE WONDERS THAT YOU DO♪
  • 23:46 ♪I PRAISE YOUR NAME O LORD♪
  • 23:51 ♪YOU ARE MY ROCK OF AGES♪
  • 23:56 ♪MY SALVATION O LORD♪
  • 24:02 ♪I FOUND MY REST IN YOU♪
  • 24:08 ♪LORD MY REST IN YOU♪
  • 24:16 COMING TO YOU HERE FROM THE MOUNT OF OLIVES IN JERUSALEM
  • 24:19 AND BEHIND ME IS A CALL TO PRAYER FROM THE MINARET.
  • 24:21 FOR MUSLIMS IT'S A VERY SPECIAL DAY TODAY,
  • 24:24 THEY BELIEVE THAT THIS IS THE DAY WHEN MOHAMMED MADE A NIGHT FLIGHT TO JERUSALEM
  • 24:29 AND FROM THE AL AQSA MOSQUE HERE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN.
  • 24:31 THAT'S NOT QUITE MY UNDERSTANDING BUT IT IS THEIRS.
  • 24:35 I UNDERSTAND THAT NO ONE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN BUT HE WHO DESCENDED FROM HEAVEN
  • 24:39 AND THAT IS THE SON OF MAN WHO SAID THE IF HE'D BE LIFTED UP HE'LL DRAW ALL MEN UNTO HIMSELF.
  • 24:44 AND IN THIS PROGRAM WE ENDEAVOR TO DO THAT WITH YOU AS AN EXTENSION OF YOUR LOVE
  • 24:49 AND YOUR AFFECTION FOR THE JEWISH PEOPLE,
  • 24:51 WE WANT TO LIFT MESSIAH JESUS UP IN THE WORLD
  • 24:54 AND THANK YOU FOR HELPING US TO DO THAT.
  • 24:57 I MUST SAY AS A REPRESENTED OF A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION
  • 25:01 THAT ALONG WITH MANY OTHER CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS IT'S BEEN A REALLY TOUGH YEAR
  • 25:07 AND IT'S REALLY PUT A LOT OF PINCHES ON US.
  • 25:09 WE, THANKS TO OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MARK LEVITT, WENT ON PRODUCING ANYWAY.
  • 25:15 HE DIDN'T WANT TO PULL BACK THE THROTTLE.
  • 25:17 HE SAID, "LET'S GET THAT STORY OUT" AND WE'VE EXPENDED A LOT OF RESOURCE TO DO IT
  • 25:21 BUT WE REALLY NEED YOUR HELP NOW TO CONTINUE ON THE JOURNEY, PLEASE.
  • 25:25 IF YOU BELIEVE THAT THIS IS
  • 25:26 CHRISTIAN TV WORTH WATCHING
  • 25:28 AND I TRUST THAT YOU DO,
  • 25:30 EVEN IF YOU CAN'T DO A LOT,
  • 25:32 I THINK IF A LOT OF US
  • 25:34 JUST DO A LITTLE TOGETHER
  • 25:35 WE CAN GET THROUGH THIS.
  • 25:36 WE CAN GET BY
  • 25:37 WITH A LITTLE HELP
  • 25:38 FROM SOME FRIENDS,
  • 25:39 FRIENDS LIKE YOU.
  • 25:40 AND SPEAKING OF FRIENDS
  • 25:41 THERE'S A WHOLE NEW VENUE
  • 25:42 THAT'S CROPPED UP IN THE WORLD
  • 25:44 CALLED SOCIAL NETWORKING
  • 25:45 AND IF YOU WOULD BE SO KIND
  • 25:47 AS TO CONSIDER POSTING
  • 25:48 OUR MINISTRY ON YOUR FACE BOOK
  • 25:50 AND TELLING YOUR FRIENDS AND SENDING IT OUT...
  • 25:52 "HEY, WATCH THIS,"
  • 25:54 "THESE GUYS HAVE A STORY OF JESUS COMING OUT THAT'S SECOND TO NONE".
  • 25:57 IF YOU'D HELP US TO TELL THE STORY
  • 26:00 WE SURELY WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATIVE,
  • 26:03 NOT JUST WE,
  • 26:04 CERTAINLY IN EVERY PREACHER
  • 26:06 WHO LOOKS FOR SOME HELP
  • 26:08 WITH CHURCH WORK,
  • 26:09 BUT I THINK THE LORD HIMSELF,
  • 26:10 BELIEVING AS I DO
  • 26:11 THAT THE HARVEST IS PLENTIFUL
  • 26:13 BUT THE LABORERS ARE FEW,
  • 26:14 I'D LIKE TO ASK YOU TO HELP US
  • 26:16 TO PLEASE MAKE JESUS
  • 26:19 KNOWN IN THE WORLD.
  • 26:21 I BELIEVE THAT IF WE DO THAT,
  • 26:22 IF WE SEEK FIRST HIS KINGDOM
  • 26:24 AND TAKE CARE OF
  • 26:25 HIS KINGDOM BUSINESS,
  • 26:26 THAT HE HAS A REALLY SPECIAL WAY
  • 26:27 OF HELPING US WITH OUR OWN.
  • 26:29 IN THIS PROGRAM HOPEFULLY
  • 26:31 YOU'VE GOTTEN SOME SENSE OF
  • 26:33 THERE'S SOME QUALITY PEOPLE
  • 26:34 WORKING ON THIS,
  • 26:35 IT'S A QUALITY ENDEAVOR.
  • 26:37 WE WANT TO TAKE CHRISTIAN PROGRAMMING
  • 26:39 TO A WHOLE OTHER LEVEL
  • 26:41 BUT MAYBE YOU HAVE HEARD THE SAYING,
  • 26:42 "THE BIGGER THE LEVELS THE BIGGER THE DEVILS"
  • 26:45 AND IT COSTS MILLIONS.
  • 26:47 I DON'T WANT TO TROUBLE YOU
  • 26:49 WITH THE PRESSURES THAT I BEAR
  • 26:50 BUT PLEASE HELP US IF YOU CAN DO SO.
  • 26:53 WHAT A TIME...
  • 26:54 THE TIME IS NOW
  • 26:56 SO TAKE IT AS A CHALLENGE.
  • 26:57 IF YOU CAN'T WE'LL TAKE YOUR PRAYERS ALONE
  • 27:00 AND GOD KNOWS WE'RE APPRECIATIVE OF THAT
  • 27:02 BUT IF YOU CAN PUT SOME CARES ATTACHED TO THOSE PRAYERS
  • 27:05 AND PICK UP A PEN AND WRITE US A CHECK TO HELP US WITH OUR WORK
  • 27:09 OR TO POST US IN YOUR SOCIAL NETWORK
  • 27:12 AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO HAVE A PEEK OUR WAY,
  • 27:15 WE SURELY WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATIVE.
  • 27:18 LOVE YOU IN THE LORD EITHER WAY,
  • 27:20 MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ARE BEING TOUCHED BY THIS MINISTRY,
  • 27:23 NOT MILLIONS ARE SUPPORTING,
  • 27:25 BUT LISTEN, IT'S GREAT TO BE IN THE LORD'S WORK TOGETHER
  • 27:27 PARTNERING WITH YOU TO MAKE HIS NAME LOOK GOOD IN THE WORLD.
  • 27:30 FROM JERUSALEM HERE NOW ON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES
  • 27:33 I JUST WANT TO SAY THANK YOU
  • 27:35 AND KEEP ON THE READY FOR WHAT'S COMING UP
  • 27:38 FOR YOU ARE GOING TO SEE A SERIES "SAR SHALOM",
  • 27:42 THE HEBREW FOR "THE PRINCE OF PEACE".
  • 27:44 WE TRUST IT'LL BRING PEACE TO YOU,
  • 27:46 SPEAKING OF WHICH AS WE GO NOW,
  • 27:48 AS WE ALWAYS SAY,
  • 27:50 ZOLA DID IN HIS DAY,
  • 27:51 SANDRA AND ME TO FOLLOW,
  • 27:53 SHA'ALU SHALOM YERUSHALAYIM
  • 27:55 PLEASE PRAY FOR THE PEACE OF JERUSALEM

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