Based on actual events surrounding Israel's Operation Thunderbolt, members of the Revolutionary Cells and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijack an Air France flight, and the airplane makes its way to an airport in Entebbe, Uganda. The terrorists release all but the Israeli passengers, and then threaten to execute them if Israel [...]
Dubbed the "Iron Lady" of Israeli politics Thames Televisions 'This week' speaks exclusively to Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir. First Shown on British Television in 1970.
Broadcasting the truth and beauty of the land of Israel and the Jewish people. Featuring hosts Ari Abramowitz & Jeremy Gimpel, Josh Hasten, Eve Harow, Yishai Fleisher, Shlomo Katz, Gil Hoffman, and Rav Mike Feuer.
Born on a kibbutz, Ehud Barak became commander of Israel's elite special forces, then army Chief of Staff, and ultimately, Prime Minister. My Country, My Life tells the unvarnished story of his -- and his country's -- first seven decades; of its major successes, but also its setbacks and misjudgments. He offers candid assessments of [...]
In 1934, eleven-year-old Shimon Peres emigrated to the land of Israel from his Poland, leaving behind an extended family who would later be murdered in the Holocaust. Few back then would have predicted that this young man would eventually become one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Peres would go on to serve [...]
Born in tsarist Russia in 1898, Golda Meir immigrated to America in 1906 and grew up in Milwaukee where from the earliest years she displayed the political consciousness and organizational skills that would eventually catapult her into the inner circles of Israel's founding generation. A series of public service jobs brought her to the attention [...]
A leader of resolute intention and firm Zionist conviction, Yitzhak Shamir adheres to the principle that there can be no compromise in matters of conscience. His term as Prime Minister (1986-1992) and tenure as leader of the Likud party were notable for his unflinching integrity and abiding concern for Israel's growth and security. This one-time [...]
David Ben-Gurion cast a great shadow during his lifetime, and his legacy continues to be sharply debated to this day. There have been many books written about the life and accomplishments of the Zionist icon and founder of modern Israel, but this new biography by eminent Israeli historian Anita Shapira strives to get to the [...]