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Walk on Water

  An Israeli Mossad agent is given the mission to track down and kill an ex-Nazi officer who might still be alive. Pretending to be a tourist guide, he befriends Read More

Because of That War

  Because of That War is the first Israeli film to explore the life experience of the Holocaust generation and its own second generation – children born in Israel, who Read More

Apples From the Desert

  Inspired by the award-winning play of the same name, this poignant drama centers around Rivka (Moran Rosenblatt), the only child of Ultra Orthodox Jewish (Sephardic) parents from Jerusalem, who Read More


  Kazablan is a very famous and popular Israeli musical film, released in 1974. The film is based on an Israeli Hebrew language play, written by Yigal Mossinson and staged Read More


  Gila Almagor plays Tamar, an Israeli woman who loses her husband during the Six Day War. Her husband’s friends do not want his memory to be forgotten, and this Read More

A Touch Away

  A Touch Away is a 2006 Israeli drama television miniseries set in Bnei Brak, a city to the east of Tel Aviv, within the larger Tel Aviv District, in Read More

Tel-Aviv Stories

  “Tel-Aviv Stories” is Israel’s response to Pedro Almodovar’s “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.” Mildly entertaining anthology of three short stories, each focusing on a hysterical woman Read More

Aviya’s Summer

  Aviya’s Summer is set in the summer of 1951, in the newly established state of Israel. The film chronicles the life of ten-year-old Aviya, whose warm, loving, and fiercely Read More

The Troupe

  The Band, הלהקה, (also known as The Troupe) is an Israeli comedic musical, first shown in April 1978, about an army singing group in 1969. Three new members are Read More


  An eye witness account of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, in which troops from Egypt and Syria chose one of the holiest days of the Jewish calendar to launch Read More