5 Episodes

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, Alma remains skeptical of religion as the forces around them put their fragile romance to the test.

Directed by Ram Nehari
Starring: Yael Poliakov, Danny Niv, Shai Avivi, Hani Furstenberg, Elisha Banai
Israel, 2013
Limited Series, Drama, Romance, Religion

  • Episode 1: Love Won't Save Us | Mekimi

    Episode 1

    Alma hosts a jovial Purim television special despite the massacre in Hebron that day. She meets her new roommate, Ben, and they form a deep bond. They travel to Sinai together where they come face-to-face with death. Brenner convinces Ben to attend a lesson by Rabbi Daniel, A Breslau adherent.

  • Episode 2: I'm Losing Him | Mekimi

    Episode 2

    On the eve of Yom Kippur, Alma discovers that Ben intends to fast. Ben tries to convince her to join him for prayers. Alma is looking for Ben, going from synagogue to synagogue. At the end of the fast, Ben returns with a group of repentants. Alma understands that their lives will no longer be the...

  • Episode 3: Let's Run Away | Mekimi

    Episode 3

    Alma and Ben are in Amsterdam, trying to recapture the way they used to be. Ben admits that he wants to repent. Alma tries to run away and they end up in an island on the North Sea, where they meet a local Jew and light Hanukkah candles. In Tel Aviv, Alma goes to Rabbi Daniel's lesson.

  • Episode 4: It's Our War | Mekimi

    Episode 4

    Alma's parents are worried and take her to meet Elisha, a former repentant. Alma travels to Rabbi Nachman's grave in Oman in the Ukraine, where she meets Dalit, another repentant. Alma tells Ben they can no longer live together and moves in with Dalit.

  • Episode 5: It's Time to Decide | Mekimi

    Episode 5

    Ben proposes to Alma. She's scared of the dramatic turn her life is taking. Ben threatens that he won't wait for her. Alma and Ben announce their engagement and face strong objections from their parents. Alma and Ben leave their old lives in Tel Aviv on the way to a new beginning.