The Plot Thickens in Saga Between Hollywood Has-been and Haredi Community

West of Jerusalem, a quiet ultra-Orthodox community has ambitious development plans and Yoram Globus - once the co-owner of a Hollywood studio - as a partner.

In the early 1980s, Yoram Globus and Menahem Golan – two of Israel’s most successful film producers – managed to do what no Israeli had accomplished before. They bought a failed U.S. production company, the Cannon Group, and briefly became top Hollywood producers.