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  • The Museum

    Movie

    The Museum is a film that seeks to explore the Israeli soul through the galleries, storerooms and visitors of the Israel Museum, Israel's most important cultural institution.

    With a trenchant, ironic eye the film follows the visitors, observes the observers, listens to the speakers and descends...

  • The Women's Balcony

    Movie

    An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power.

    When the women’s balcony in an Orthodox synagogue collapses, leaving the rabbi’s wife in a coma...

  • Rabin In His Own Words

    Movie

    Rabin In His Own Words is an “autobiography” of sorts, the story is told entirely in Rabin’s own voice. Through a combination of rare archival footage, home movies and private letters, his personal and professional dramas unfold before the viewer's eyes - from his childhood as the son of a labor ...

  • Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel

    Movie + 1 extra

    A stirring story of sports, patriotism and personal growth, Heading Home charts the underdog journey of Israel's national baseball team competing for the first time in the World Baseball Classic. After years of defeat, Team Israel is finally ranked among the world's best in 2017, eligible to comp...

  • Live and Become

    Movie

    The magnificent, epic story of an Ethiopian boy who is airlifted from a Sudanese refugee camp to Israel in 1984 during Operation Moses. Shlomo is plagued by two big secrets: He is neither a Jew nor an orphan, just an African boy who survived and wants, somehow, to fulfill his Ethiopian mother’s p...

  • In Search of Israeli Cuisine

    Movie + 1 extra

    Join award-winning Chef Michael Solomonov on a delicious journey to meet Israel's top chefs, home cooks, vintners, and cheese-makers drawn from the more than 100 cultures that make up Israel today, and discover the rich and human story that emerges from their food.

    Directed by Roger Sherman
    U...

  • Restoration

    Movie

    70 year old Yaakov Fidelman (Sasson Gabai, The Band's Visit) hangs on with all his might to the antique restoration workshop which has been his life's work. After his long-time business partner passes away, Fidelman rejects his son Noah's idea to close the business and build an apartment complex...

  • Single Plus

    Movie

    34-year old Zehava is attractive and successful, but perpetually unlucky with love. When she learns her mother is terminally ill and her dying wish is for Zehava to give her a grandchild, Zehava is left with no choice but to search for a man who will get her pregnant as quickly as possible. Of co...

  • Shelter

    Movie

    Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent (Neta Riskin, Shtisel) is sent to Germany to protect Mona (Golshifteh Farahani, Paterson), a Lebanese informant recovering from plastic surgery to assume her new identity. Together for two weeks in a quiet apartment in Hamburg, the relationship that develops between...

  • A Matter of Size

    Movie

    A Matter of Size is an Israeli comedy (yes, comedy!) like nothing you’ve seen before, a hilarious and heart-warming tale about a coming out of a different kind: four overweight guys who learn to love themselves through the Japanese sport of sumo wrestling!

    Herzl (Itzik Cohen) has been struggling...

  • Three Films by Raphaël Nadjari

    3 videos

    Raphaël Nadjari is a world-renowned French-Israeli director and screenwriter. Having spent over 20 years in the industry, Nadjari excels in bringing moving and courageous stories to life. Watch three of his award-winning films - A STRANGE COURSE OF EVENTS, AVANIM and TEHILIM - streaming now on Ch...

  • Sharon

    Movie

    In January 2006, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffered a stroke, leaving him unconscious for the rest of his life. Only six months earlier, he executed the Disengagement Plan, uprooting thousands of Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip. Sharon was the last person to expect such measures fro...

  • Leaving the Fold

    Movie

    What happens when a person is born a Hasidic Jew, but knows that they don’t belong?

    Filmed in Montreal, New York and Israel. Leaving the Fold is a documentary film, which tells the story of five young people born and raised within the ultra-Orthodox Jewish world who no longer wish to remain on t...

  • The Testament

    Movie

    Yoel, a meticulous historian leading a significant debate against holocaust deniers, discovers that his mother carries a false identity. A mystery about a man who is willing to risk everything to discover the truth.

    Winner - Best Film | Haifa International Film Festival

    A Film by Amichai Green...

  • Redemption

    Movie

    Menachem, a former frontman for a rock band, is now religious, and a father to a six-year-old. When his daughter is diagnosed with cancer, he must find a creative solution to fund the expensive treatments. He reunites his band for one last tour. The journey to save his daughter exposes old wounds...

  • A Strange Course of Events

    Movie

    Forty-something Saul (Ori Pfeffer, "The Testament") is a melancholic dreamer, with a tendency to run whenever things go wrong. He returns to Haifa one day for a reckoning with the father he has not seen in 5 years. However, getting along with an airy-fairy mother-in-law with a penchant for new ag...

  • The Belly Dancer

    Movie

    A powerhouse Israeli cast lead this story of three friends torn apart by love, crime and betrayal. Debbie (Meital Dohan, Showtime's "Weeds") is a belly dancer in Goldy’s club, dating Yacki (Yuval Segal, "Fauda"), a dangerous and charming criminal and Goldy’s partner in crime. During one of their ...

  • Manpower

    Movie

    Meir Cohen is a decorated Israeli police officer who barely earns a living. His new assignment of deporting African migrant workers from Israel "of their own free will," teaches him foreigners aren't the only ones who have no future in his country. Filmmaker Noam Kaplan also delicately sketches t...

  • Or
    Movie

    Or

    Movie

    Winner of the Camera d’Or at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, this Israeli classic follows down-on her-luck prostitute Ruthie (Ronit Elkabetz, "The Band’s Visit") and her 18-year-old daughter Or (Dana Ivgy). Or has tried many times to convince her mother to quit working the street, without success....

  • Mekimi
    1 season

    Mekimi

    1 season

    Based on the best-selling true story of Israeli star Noa Yaron-Dayan, watch the dynamic and engaging limited series MEKIMI now!

    Young TV star Alma seems to have it all, but inside she feels empty - until she falls in love with the aloof and mysterious Ben. As Ben is drawn towards a life of faith...

  • Zrubavel

    Movie

    A 12-year old's obsession with filmmaking brings his Ethiopian immigrant family's struggles to life in the powerful Israeli drama ZRUBAVEL, the award-winning debut film from director Shmuel Beru.

    Gite Zrubavel, a proud Ethiopian Jew, struggles to hang onto his traditions and control of his fami...

  • Red Cow

    Movie

    Benny’s hair is as red as the fur of her devout father’s treasured calf – which he believes will bring salvation. But the 17-year-old feels as lonely and trapped as the calf in its enclosure. Benny’s mother died giving birth to her, and she grew up alone with her caring yet patriarchal father. He...

  • Vertigo Dance Company

    1 season

    One of Israel’s premier contemporary dance troupes, Vertigo Dance Company has been wowing audiences around the world for nearly 30 years with their groundbreaking productions that candidly explore politics, sexuality, physical handicaps, and other socially salient topics, using visceral and athle...

  • The Shuk: Jewish Roots World Music

    1 season

    Having performed in over 30 countries worldwide, The Shuk uses music to connect people of all backgrounds through its diverse repertoire consisting of traditional, contemporary, ethnic, folk, sacred, jazz, Israeli, Jewish, Middle-Eastern and world music.

    Since 2008, The Shuk has performed at lea...