The Seam Line – IZZY Original

The Seam Line – IZZY Original

5 Episodes

Avi Melamed - a fourth-generation Jerusalemite Jew, former intelligence official, fluent Arab speaker, and host of The Seam Line, was at the epicenter of the deadly storm that swept through Jerusalem. As the Advisor on Arab Affairs to two Mayors of Jerusalem during the intifada, his mission was to rebuild relations between the Arab and Jewish communities in Jerusalem. This series is an invitation to join Avi on a personal journey through the city, from north to south, east to west, exploring the conflict in and over Jerusalem from his unique perspective.

The Seam Line – IZZY Original
  • The Seam-Line – Episode 1

    Episode 1

    "The Seam Line" is an insightful documentary series that unravels the intricate tapestry of Jerusalem, a city balancing stability and chaos, navigating unity and division, juggling religion and conflicts, and transitioning from history to modernity. In this captivating series, Middle East expert ...

  • The Seam-Line – Episode 2

    Episode 2

    Existence | Coexistence
    Step into the timeless allure of Jerusalem's Old City, a square mile teeming with history and diversity. Experience one of the world's most visited destinations, where Muslims, Armenians, Christians, and Jews live side by side. Delve into the delicate reality that lies ben...

  • The Seam-Line – Episode 3

    Episode 3

    Tolerance | Fanaticism

    Discover the captivating Seam Line between tolerance and fanaticism on the Temple Mount as Avi Melamed guides you through a gripping exploration. Unveil the compelling narratives of Har Habayit and Al-Haram Al-Sharif, where emotions, spirituality, and religious significanc...

  • The Seam-Line – Episode 4

    Episode 4

    During the first Intifada, the younger Palestinian generation prioritized violent resistance over daily life needs and services, leading to a collapse of municipal and government services in Arab neighborhoods. One of the epicenters of violence in Jerusalem was Isawiya. Join Avi Melamed as he ret...

  • The Seam-Line – Episode 5

    Episode 5

    Amidst the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, hope emerged from the heart of two-seam line neighborhoods, East Talpiot and Jabal al-Mukabbar. In "Bridges | Fences," the final episode in this five-part groundbreaking series, we encounter the extraordinary efforts of community leaders who embarked on a ...