By the time he turned 35, Yaakov Smith was an ultra-orthodox married man with six children and a pillar in his community. Five years later, he left his family, his community, and Israel. It took him 20 years to return only this time as an observant woman.
Gili Challchao, a publicist of an Ethiopian origin is married to Tamar, an artist of an Ashkenazi origin. In the new season, again, Gili and Tamar will try to prove that they are a normal couple despite prejudice, and as usual, every encounter between their families becomes a funny scene of conflict.
An overview of Jerusalem’s storied Rehavia neighborhood, past and present. Rehavia’s residents count among the first settlement leaders, renowned public figures, academics. But with the founding generation now gone, the neighborhood has changed greatly since the 1980s.
Yuri Ahronovitch was one of the most prestigious conductors in the former Soviet Union. After he moved to Israel in 1972, he began performing worldwide. This tribute includes interviews with musicians, critics, and friends about this extraordinary man.
The year is 1994. A caravan site, built by the Israeli Government for immigrants from the Soviet Union, is about to be dismantled. 9-year-old Ilya remains to defend the caravan of his grandfather, Jenia, who refuses to be evacuated. Israeli Short Competition in Memory of Bnaya 2019