for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Hostages (Bnei Aruba)

tomorrow evening (saturday 21st), 9.00-9.40-10.20pm, on bbc 4 tv (freeview channel 9)
hostages (bnei aruba), created by rotem shamir and omri givon, with ayelet zurer and jonah lotan (1st and 2nd episode of 10 of the original israeli version) (in hebrew with english subtitles)

“When brilliant surgeon Yael Danon is selected to perform a routine operation on the Israeli prime minister it puts her and her whole family in danger. The night before the operation they are taken hostage in their house by masked men and Yael is given an ultimatum – she must kill the prime minister during his operation or her family will die.”

(if you miss it, available at


Comments on: "Hostages (Bnei Aruba)" (1)

  1. Les Wordly said:

    Am I imagining things, or does Hebrew occasionally sound very French? I don’t know if the series has been overdubbed for Canal+, but I’m watching on BBC iPlayer with English subtitles.

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