Hello Jerusalem - Shagrir Collection

Production Notes

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.

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


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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