PBS Proudly Presents: Israeli Cuisine on the American Screen

Celebrity chef Michael Solomonov and seasoned filmmaker Roger Sherman have teamed up to produce a TV series exploring the country through its food.

Even for a veteran filmmaker whose widely praised documentaries have explored subjects as diverse as the O.J. Simpson trial, the classic American Chevrolet, the Kennedy assassination and the life of Broadway musical giant Richard Rodgers, this could be considered a rather unlikely topic.