Project Description

Israeli series have been extremely popular in the past few years and have proved themselves successful internationally. Here are a few of the top Israeli Netflix shows:

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1. When Heroes Fly – גיבורים עפים

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After years without seeing each other, a team from the Israel Defence Forces reunite to save one of the team members’ sister that was thought to be dead in Colombia.

Keywords to know: גִּבּוֹר (hero)

Transliteration: gee-bor

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2. Fauda – פאודה

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Dressing up as Arabs, an IDF undercover team penetrates behind enemy lines to capture dangerous terrorists.

Keywords to know: לְהִתְחַפֵּשׂ (dress up in costume)

Transliteration: leh-heet-khah-pess

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3. Imperfect Spies

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Former Israeli spies and operatives expose real dilemmas they faced during missions abroad that shaped their lives forever.

Keywords to know: מֵרֶגֶל (spy)

Transliteration: meh-rah-gel

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4. The Good Cop – השוטר הטוב

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This popular Israeli comedy series follows Danny, a suburbian cop with a short temper while balancing crime-fighting and his dysfunctional personal life.

Keywords to know: שׁוֹטֵר (police officer)

Transliteration: shoh-ter

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5. Maktub – מכתוב

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Two criminals are the sole survivors of a terrorist attack that change their ways to help others make their dreams come true.

Keywords to know: פּוֹשֵׁעַ (criminal)

Transliteration: poh-sheh-ah

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