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Amjad is an Arab-Israeli journalist whose problems with cultural identity drive himself and all around him crazy especially his wife, Bushra.
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Cast

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Mariano Idelman ... Meir (1 episode, 2008)
Norman Issa ... Amjad (1 episode, 2008)
Clara Khoury ... Bushra (1 episode, 2008)

Nina Hatchwell ... Emily (1 episode, 2012)
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Series Directed by
Shay Capon (2 episodes, 2012)

Ron Ninio (unknown episodes)
 
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Sayed Kashua (unknown episodes)

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Daniel Paran .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Amos Refaeli (1 episode, 2012)
 
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Julia Schifter .... first assistant director (unknown episodes, 2006)
 
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Elan Gabriel .... sound editor (4 episodes, 2012)
 

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A show about an Muslim Arabic family Living in a Jewish neighborhood in Israel, 3 October 2012
Author: yigiman from Haifa, Israel

One of the best shows I've ever seen (Not just Israeli but in general). Manages to portray many aspects of Israeli society, especially dealing with Arab Jewish relations. Deals relatively well with the many complicated dilemmas facing Israeli Arabs, as well as can be expected of a comedy. It's incredibly funny. Sayed Kashua is a genius. I would also highly recommend all three of his books, although I've only read the first one in English, and it was much better in Hebrew. If you want to understand Jewish Arab relationship in Israel while not getting thoroughly depressed I highly recommend this. Although if you truly want to understand you'll need to see and read more material, as the show is a comedy and only strays from the confines of such to a certain extent.

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