On April 7, 1980, at 18:15, Ilan Halevi closed the doors of his bus and set out on his daily route from Tel Aviv to Ashkelon. In the bus were 41 passengers who never imagined that in less ...
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Two rebellious young women - one fleeing the chaos of secular hedonism for the disciplined comforts of faith; the other desperate to transcend her oppressive religious cross paths unexpectedly in Jerusalem, to startling consequences.
The night before a high profile operation on the PM, the surgeon due to perform the procedure is surprised at her family home by four masked men. The gang quickly take control of her and her family and order her to kill the PM.
Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the ... See full summary »
The Keeper tells the extraordinary love story between a young English woman and a German PoW, who together overcome prejudice, public hostility, and personal tragedy. While visiting a PoW ... See full summary »
On April 7, 1980, at 18:15, Ilan Halevi closed the doors of his bus and set out on his daily route from Tel Aviv to Ashkelon. In the bus were 41 passengers who never imagined that in less than an hour they would be thrust into a nightmarish adventure that would change their lives forever. Some would reluctantly become the heroes of the affair that rattled Israeli society for many years. In many ways the bus passengers were a microcosm of the colorful and diverse Israeli society. Residents of moshavs, kibbutz members, city folk, new immigrants and Sabras of almost all ethnic origins. Among them was Irit Portuguese, a soldier in the Intelligence Corps who will later turn out to be a levelheaded person with the endless ability to give. She was so excited after her boyfriend proposed to her and was creating scenarios in her mind of the new life she would lead after her impending release from the army. Another passenger on the bus was Jamal Mahmoud Gablan, a young resident of a refugee ...