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Program Details - My Israel: Storyville 2008-05-14 21:50:00

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Part of the Israel at 60 season. The story of Yulie Cohen, injured in a terrorist attack by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and her role to get one of the terrorists released. Part of the Israel at 60 season. The second of three films marking the 60th Anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel with three films from Israeli directors that explore the past and present of one of the world's most historic territories.

The remarkable story of Yulie Cohen whose parents fought for during the 1948 war for the right of Israel to exist, who served as an Air Force Officer during the Entebbe crisis, and was injured while working as a El-Al stewardess in a terrorist attack in 1978 by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. This film documents her journey as she campaigns to get the man who almost killed her released and tries to reconcile with her ultra orthodox brother after 25 years of estrangement. [S]

 

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