In 1960s Israel, Arabic-speaking Jews were invaluable as spies for their new country. In normal life, they were marginalized.
Their boys, not ours.
The writers failed to sympathize with their own characters’ commitment to clan and tradition.
And may speak to observant Jews more than do many Jewish-themed shows.
Explaining the success of Shtisel.
From In Treatment to Fauda.
A beast of unknown origins.
The divine situation comedy.
What Fauda gets right.
The start-up nation takes on entertainment.
A remnant of socialist authoritarianism.
Catholics and Freemasons join Jews as the villains.