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  • Yes Man
    1 season

    Yes Man

    1 season

    1 Season (20 Episodes)

    Five Israeli celebrities pledge to say “yes” to things they would have normally said “no” to — while following a path set for them by the show’s mentor and host. The goal is to deal with circumstances, dilemmas, and encounters they would have otherwise avoided, in order to...

  • The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev

    This is the modern-day Shakespearean tale about a legendary Tajik-Israeli musical family controlled by the charismatic patriarch, Papa Alaev. Only his equally strong-willed daughter Ada dares to resist his will. As Papa nears 80 and generations clash over new musical directions, the family show m...

  • Torn

    Can you be a Catholic priest and an Observant Jew at the same time? Twelve years after he was ordained as a Polish Catholic priest comes the discovery that he was born to Jewish parents. The film follows his amazing journey: from conducting mass in a church in Poland, to life as an observant Jew ...

  • Silicon Wadi

    Four Israeli startup teams sacrifice their families, their friends, and their bank accounts to pursue their startup dreams. Throughout their journey, catch an intimate and exciting glance into how "Startup Nation" really works.

    This program may contain strong language, nudity, and/or violence. V...

  • Shir

    It's Yom HaZikaron, Israeli Memorial Day. 17-year-old Shir skips school, evades her mom and, on the spinning wheels of her skateboard, tries as hard as she can to run away from her memories of her brother.

    Year: 2016
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Michael Aloni
    Producers: Michael ...

  • SHHHH

    It was supposed to be just another ordinary evening for the couple who had a cute baby not long ago. The father is just coming from work, the mother will get up to heat the food but most importantly - do not wake up the baby.

    Year: 2018
    Language: no dialogue
    Director: Jonathan Mordechay
    Writer: ...

  • The Youngest

    In the Jewish ultra-Orthodox world, marriage is by arrangement only. Leah, a young woman just coming of age, is ready for love. But her mother seems unwilling to let her go.

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Rachel Elitzur
    Producer: Racheli Vasserman
    Writer: Rachel Elitzur...

  • Lost & Found

    Rachel returns home to Israel after many years and is extremely excited about meeting her childhood friend, Lia. She enters the Greeters' hall and Lia is nowhere to be found. While waiting, Rachel reminisces about their friendship.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Inbal M...

  • Back to Maracanã

    Three generations of fathers and sons seek reconciliation on a spontaneous trip from Israel to Brazil for the World Cup. Traveling by a vintage motorhome while mending their fraught relationships, the trio’s sometimes rocky journey reveals invaluable life lessons and long-buried secrets.

    Year: 2...

  • Nayess - Kosher News

    1 season

    1 Season (5 Episodes)

    Media outlets in Israel exclusively for ultra-Orthodox Jews? That's right! This series focuses on the way Israel's ultra-Orthodox media conform to rabbinic guidelines concerning modesty, as well as the religious press' entire orientation toward news coverage.

    Year: 2020
    La...

  • One on One

    1 season

    1 Season (8 Episodes)

    Motti (Tomer Kapon) is a 28-year-old private tutor for struggling high-school students. Each student he visits has a life that’s complicated and broken in its own unique way – they are teenagers who have trouble keeping up with their schoolwork and who call for guidance, a ...

  • The Big Very Special Thing

    1 season

    1 Season (8 Episodes)

    When Yehudit is diagnosed with cancer, she characteristically goes into denial. But for Daniela this is a wake-up call. "The Big Very Special Thing" is a dark, comic, drama about missed chances and the risks we must take if we want to make life meaningful.

    This program may...

  • HAREDIM
    1 season

    HAREDIM

    1 season

    1 Season (3 Episodes)

    A series which enables the Ultra-Orthodox community to tell its own story, of its efforts to face the challenges and influences of a Jewish secular state and the modern, western culture that threatens to engulf them. Each of the three films offers an intimate meeting with c...

  • Touching the Sky

    Female Israeli soldiers have had the right to apply to flight school for over twenty years. But only few have earned their wings, with the issue of gender still a major topic for cadets, officers and within society at large. We follow the young women who made it to the IAF’s most exclusive progra...

  • Mekimi
    1 season

    Mekimi

    1 season

    1 Season (6 Episodes)

    A young, attractive media star living in Tel Aviv, seems to have it all: money, fame, smart friends, and a bright future ahead. Yet she feels something is amiss in her life. One day, an anarchist film student enters her life and together they set off on a journey that event...

  • The Amazing Journey

    5 seasons

    Season 1 (7 Episodes)
    Season 2 (6 Episodes)
    Season 3 (5 Episodes)
    Season 4 (7 Episodes)
    Season 5 (9 Episodes)

    This docu-reality series follows Gidi Gov and Yisrael Aharoni, two A-list Israeli celebrities, through various countries all around the world, as they explore cultures, their history, re...

  • My Life in 60 Seconds

    2 seasons

    Season 1 (8 Episodes)
    Season 2 (10 Episodes)

    Famed Israeli comedian Zvika Hadar feels like he’s lost everything. For many years, he was in the heart of primetime, the founder and host of "Israeli Idol," a popular actor, and gifted comic. Now, at the age of 50, the network has replaced him with a...

  • War With No Name

    1 season

    "War With No Name” is a three-episode documentary series that seeks, for the first time, to tell the story of Israel’s “lost war” in Lebanon, from 1982 to 2000. Using rare archival footage and interviews with political leaders, generals, and ordinary soldiers, “War With No Name” paints a portrait...

  • Under the Iron Dome

    1 season

    1 Season (3 Episodes)

    The untold story of why and how Israel engineered the world's most miraculous missile defense system, to shelter the brave citizens of Southern Israel when no solution was in sight.

    This program may contain strong language, nudity, and/or violence. Viewer discretion is adv...

  • Eizenkot

    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.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Yariv Mozer
    Writer: Yariv Mozer

  • Allenby
    1 season

    Allenby

    1 season

    1 Season (12 Episodes)

    Featuring Aviv Alush, Israel's hottest actor, "Allenby" is an addictive psychological drama series which takes place in the depths of Tel Aviv's nightlife, and gives gripping insight into the secret underworld of a local scene that is famously restricted in Israel.

    This p...

  • Uri Zohar - The Return

    The poster boy of Israeli avant-garde cinema, Uri Zohar, left the entertainment world to become an ultra-orthodox rabbi. Decades later, he is back at the helm, to make a new film. For the first time, he shares his own life story. The riveting portrait of a filmmaker-turned-rabbi is spiced up by s...

  • Lioness of the Jordan Valley

    1 season

    1 Season (10 Episodes)

    Israel's eastern border just got a bit safer with the Lionesses around! A 10-episode series that digs into one of the IDF’s newest mixed-gender combat units. What happens behind the scenes and along the Jordan Valley border, when female soldiers are now in charge of protec...