Based on the life of the Israeli spy, Eli Cohen.
Did You Know?
In the espionage series The Americans
(2013), Noah Emmerich
plays a counterintelligence FBI agent whose neighbors are spies. Here he plays spy recruiter Dan Peleg, handler of the titular Eli Cohen
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The series is set in the early 1960s, but on the map shown in the title sequence, the borders of Israel encompass East Jerusalem and the West Bank. These territories were occupied by Jordan at the time; they were not administered by Israel until their capture in the 1967 Six-Day War. See more