Hello Jerusalem | Shagrir Collection

Production Notes

North American Delegation to Israel – Magazine segment on North American delegation visiting in Israel: meetings with inhabitants in Israeli towns and Kibbutz, visiting the Ayalon Mall in Ramat Gan and observing the commercial and industrial development in Israel. 1988.

Hannah Szenes, Eliezer Ben Yehuda, Education and Welfare in Israel – Magazine segments on the life of Hannah Szenes, works of Eliezer Ben Yehuda and the Education and Welfare in Israel. 1988


APAI convention, Hassidic rock band in the settlements and the Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization of America in Israel – Magazine segments on the APAI convention in Israel, Hassidic music band in the settlements and the Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization of America in Israel

Presenter: Leah Zinder, Directed by Elliot Rose, Produced by Carl Prackel, Executive Producer: Micha Shagrir
1988


Tourism and Settlements in Israel – Magazine segments on touristic sites in Israel and interviews with settlers in the Galilee who made an Aliya from North America

Presenter: Leah Zinder, Directed by Elliot Rose, Produced by Carl Prackel, Executive Producer: Micha Shagrir
1988


Fashion, Art and Education in Israel – Magazine segments on Israeli fashion show, art exhibition, touristic sites and education in Israel

Presenter: Leah Zinder, Directed by Elliot Rose, Produced by Carl Prackel, Executive Producer: Micha Shagrir
1988


Aliyah and immigration – Summer camp in Israel. Youth of Israeli parents who grew up abroad arrive in Israel for the summer. Roi Hendler from Montreal Canada, Gina Tal from New York, Ehud Gavron from New Mexico. The magazine also includes music videos, tour to Masada, a visit to Kibbutz in the south, view from Jerusalem, visit to Herod’s tomb, Israeli actress Dalia Shimko playing biblical character of Avishag in the Arik Einstein’s soundtrack with the song “Avishag”. Visuals of Bedouin tribe near Jericho, the artist Gabriel Cohen opens an exhibition of his paintings, visuals of shopping in Israeli markets, interview with David Leichman in Kibbutz Gezer who came from New York, segment on the left movement of Jewish students who immigrated to Israel in 1976. Additional segments about Israeli socialism, THE NEW JEW and equality in Israeli society, visuals of supermarket, Mahane Yehuda market. Advertisements + visuals of Meir Tadmor, a ship rescued and Israeli society in 1977. Promo for the visit of Kirk Douglas in Jerusalem in memory of Holocaust victims.

Presenter: Leah Zinder, Directed by Elliot Rose, Produced by Carl Prackel, Executive Producer: Micha Shagrir and Dan Arazi
1982

Description

A TV series of more than 200 episodes that was produced by Castel Films between 1982 and 1986 and was broadcast on cable channels in the U.S. and Canada. Each week for four years, a one-hour episode was broadcast documenting life in Israel from various perspectives on different topics mediating the local news and burning issues of the time to millions of viewers in North America. Apart from breaking new grounds in terms of TV content, it was the first Israeli show to be aired abroad and Hello Jerusalem bridged Israeli audiences and Diaspora Jews. The episodes of the series have become a rare documentation of life in Israel in the 80’s.

Production Details

Produced by Castel Communications: Micha Shagrir, Dan Arazi

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