By Ari Rabinovitch Ari Rabinovitch – Tue Apr 12, 5:00 am ET

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Could two of the nails used to crucify Jesus have been
discovered in a 2,000-year-old tomb in Jerusalem? And could they have mysteriously
disappeared for 20 years, only to turn up by chance in a Tel Aviv laboratory?

That is the premise of the new documentary film “The Nails of the Cross” by veteran
investigator Simcha Jacobovici, which even before its release has prompted debate in
the Holy Land.

The film follows three years of research during which Jacobovici presents his assertions