Meorav Yerushalmi is a play on words. It literally means "Jerusalem mix", as it's a drama about an Orthodox Jerusalem family whose children branch out on their own in terms of religious ...
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Meorav Yerushalmi is a play on words. It literally means "Jerusalem mix", as it's a drama about an Orthodox Jerusalem family whose children branch out on their own in terms of religious observance; and it also refers to a popular street food ("mixed grill") and a diner of the same name that the family members frequent. The series opens as widow Shimon Sadeh, a successful general contractor, is finishing the year of mourning for his deceased wife. He marries Leah, his daughter's piano teacher. Shimon's eldest son, Ephraim, has become ultra-Orthodox, identifying with his grandfather, Eliahu, who lives with the family and has close bonds and a strong influence. The middle child, Itzik, rejects both going into his father's business to be a musician; and Orthodoxy. Strong-willed, feisty Ariella is finishing high school and considering her options. Many scenes take place in the small Tunisian synagogue headed by Eliahu, and involve the power struggles among the regulars there. The ...Written by
Cinema Factory Production Ltd. [il]
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