Across from the municipal music hall in Bat Yam, there is a large, run-down concrete building. It was built as part of the public housing project in the 1950s, and most of the tenants have been living there since.
Language: Hebrew and Russian, English subtitles
Director: Miki Polonski...
A journey to the backstage of the events on May 14, 1948 — leading up to the signing of Israel's Declaration of Independence. This dramatic story unfolds through the memories of those who were there to document, create, and witness this historic event.
On January 15, 2019, Gadi Eizenkot completed four years as Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces and 40 years of service in the IDF. This documentary accompanies Israel's 21st Commander-in-Chief during his last months in uniform, with exclusive access to the chief of staff's role.
They used to call him the Israeli “Rambo.” But these days, not many would recognize that Marc Provisor has spent the past quarter-century working as one of Israel’s leading experts in combating terror.
Producer: One Israel Fund
Tania, a Moldovan immigrant, has worked as a modalist in the “Mini Israel” park since its opening. Through her intersections with the small country she’s created, a question arises: What does it mean to be Israeli?
Menora Hazani, the film's director, embarks on a revealing journey with her father Benny Katzover and his pioneering friends, the leaders of the Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria. Together they unfold the unique story of how a small number of resolved and determined young men decided and fi...
OpenDor Media explores the challenging concept of “narratives” — how different people and groups can have different perspectives about historical events. Here they delve into the establishment of the State of Israel, which opens the door for big questions about Israel’s story, people, and future....
The land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea has been recognized for its deep spiritual significance since the beginning of modern civilization. It also has a long history of cheese making.
Producer & Host: Will Studd
Three young childhood friends wish to escape their alienated life on the Israeli kibbutz and become London’s hottest rock band. The lack of audience, cultural differences, and lifestyle of illegal immigrants all force them to reevaluate their choices.
Get a play-by-play of the incredible Six Day War in 1967, including the ins and outs of Israel’s strategy, leadership, and impressive military feats. But more than that, it opens the door to important questions and issues that Israel faced in the aftermath of the war, and still does to this day.
At the age of 94, Professor Uzzi Ornan continues his lifelong struggles for upholding the secular and democratic image of the State of Israel, with his last endeavor to establish and secure civil burial rights where he lives.
Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
Director: Ido Weisman
This is the story behind the making of the documentary film "Ben-Gurion, Epilogue," written and directed by Yariv Mozer. Deep in the archive, six hours interview with Israel's founding father, David Ben-Gurion, was discovered. He is 82 years old, he lives in the desert, removed from all political...
The daily routine at the Academy High School reveals tensions between the adolescent curiosity and the self-discipline required of professional dancers. Questions about femininity, sexuality and professional fulfillment arise on the brink of adulthood.
Through the microcosm of one family’s history, "Our Struggle" offers a unique glimpse into the past, present, and future of the State of Israel, a continuum that is closely intertwined with our own past, and at the same time reflects the current areas of conflict between the societies, cultures, ...
Agriculture in the Negev – Today's Desert Pioneers
Meet some of the miracle workers who are pushing forward the frontiers of desert agriculture. Get your popcorn and family, and watch this entertaining 40-minute video that will amaze and inspire you. Hear about the creative irrigation systems and growing techniques of crops like the jojoba plant,...
63-year-old Jonathan Katznelson leads a double life. In the morning he's a dentist, and in the evening he wears his robes and becomes a Buddhist monk. When his father dies, Jonathan is free to realize his dream and move to a monastery in France.
Language: English, Hebrew; English subt...
8 days after she immigrated to Israel from Casablanca, Solika Peretz packed her bags again, got on a bus and demanded to return to her homeland. 50 years later, still living in the same small apartment, she tells the story to her grandson.
Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
The short and turbulent life of Tirza Atar, daughter of poet Nathan Alterman — one of the all-time paragons of Israeli and Jewish culture — remains shrouded in mystery, many years after her tragic death at the age of 36. The film fuses the fascinating parts of the life and work of this woman of p...
Israel is a country of extreme diversity. When people here fall in love, the mix can be both explosive and beautiful. Lure’s “Love In” is a series in that looks at the unique ways couples around the globe express their love for one another. In the episode “Love In: Israel,” the director explores ...
A seemingly simple, yet deeply rich and nutritious plate that serves as a breakfast and lunchtime staple for most people throughout the Middle East. Hummus has become a true phenomenon the world over, but where do its origins lay? And how much do we really know of its incredible history?