In the summer of 2014, three Jewish teenagers are kidnapped and murdered by Hamas militants. Israel is shocked, shaken and furious. Two days later, the burned body of a Palestinian teenager from East Jerusalem is found in a forest on the western outskirts of the city. In the ensuing days, Simon - an agent from the internal terror division of the Shin Bet, investigates the murder, while the parents of the slain teenager begin their long and anguished journey toward justice and consolation. The series, based on the true events which led to the outbreak of war in Gaza, follows the investigation of Mohammed Abu Khdeir's murder. It tells the story of all those involved, Jews and Arabs alike, whose lives were forever changed by these events.
The Murder Was Only The Beginning
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The series is co-produced by Michael Lombardo himself, the man who served as HBO's president of programming between the years 2007-2016. It was under his supervision that the network accepted shows that helped build HBO's legacy, such as Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Veep, the Leftovers and more See more