Israeli Movies and Series

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  • Driver

    Movie

    From the creator of "Shtisel"! | Nahman Ruzumni (Moshe Folkenflik, "Redemption") lives on the fringes of the ultra-orthodox community in Bnei Brak, Israel. As a "Driver," he takes beggars to wealthy homes and coaches them telling their stories in order to inspire philanthropy. For his service, he...

  • Suspect
    1 season

    Suspect

    1 season

    Race across Jerusalem in this Israeli thriller series about a successful female lawyer who has to commit the perfect crime in order to save her family from a dangerous loan-shark.

    SUSPECT is a 24-hour crime thriller about successful lawyer Daphne Tsur, whose life changes dramatically when in the...

  • A Quiet Heart

    Movie

    A secular young concert pianist Naomi (Ania Bukstein, Game of Thrones), moves to present-day Jerusalem and finds herself persecuted by groups of local religious fanatics. Faced with escalating isolation and violence, she must learn to use music as a bridge over towering religious barriers.

    Grand...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • I Am a Mountain Jew

    Movie

    From director Nisan Katz, 'I Am a Mountain Jew' tells the untold story of the Jewish community living in the mountains of Israel. The film follows a group of these young mountain Jews who immigrated to Israel many years ago and are now embarking on a journey to the caucuses to explore and connect...

  • Thank God for India

    Movie

    A documentary that deals with the generation gap between the young Israeli travelers in India and the conformities of society in Israel today. The film also takes a look at the new Israeli sub-culture that has developed in India as a result of this gap. We see that for the young Israelis, India i...

  • More Alive Than Dead

    Movie

    Sigmund Freud: revolutionary genius far ahead of his time, or greedy, devious, charlatan? Dead since 1939, yet still considered to be "more alive than dead", Freud and the highlights of his prolific legacy are analyzed in this eye-opening "animated" documentary from Israeli filmmaker Tzaki Schiff...

  • Children of Jerusalem

    1 season

    Children of Jerusalem is a series of seven documentary films directed by Beverly Shaffer, a Canadian filmmaker, between 1991 and 1996. The series shows the life in Jerusalem from the distinct points of view of the municipality's children of various cultural, economic, social and religious backgro...

  • The Rat's Dilemma

    Movie

    In the Holocaust, a gifted Jewish physicist named Rudolph is forced to build a teleporter for the Nazis. Rudolph keeps telling his Nazi supervisor Heinz that the machine doesn’t work yet, but Heinz suspects he is hiding something. As Heinz is determined to squeeze the truth out by any means neces...

  • An Old Score

    Movie

    Tzvi is a police detective in 1950's Tel Aviv, responsible for interrogating “kapos” – Jews accused of assisting the Nazis during the Holocaust. Tzvi investigates the case of Yehiel Ingster, suspected of having been an extremely cruel and sadistic kapo. But when doubts arise as Tzvi begins to int...

  • Invisibles

    Movie

    In this feature-length drama from director Mushon Salmona, a young man named Ra-ed is discharged from the Israeli Army and makes plans to save his family's herd of sheep by opening a roadside restaurant in the middle of the Bedouin desert.

    A film by Mushon Salmona
    Israel, 2014
    Drama, Israeli Cul...

  • From Language to Language

    Movie

    Ten people - all poets, writers, or singers - speak of the relationship between Hebrew and the language of their childhood, a language whose music still echoes in them even if they no longer remember it. In this hour-long documentary, a series of portrait-like monologues reveals the far-reaching ...

  • Amor
    Movie

    Amor

    Movie

    After spending time traveling in Europe, Daniel returns to a small Israeli village, where he learns that his childhood romantic partner has become paralyzed. This remarkable Israeli feature deals with the conflict between preserving religious traditions, and the freedom to dictate your own fate.
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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...