Telling the Story of Yemen's Jews, and Their Legendary Poet

A new documentary about Shalom Shabazi doesn’t try to discover the absolute truth about Yemenite Jewry’s greatest poet. Instead, it offers a host of captivating, scholarly perspectives. The result is a concentrated Yemenite experience never before seen on the Israeli screen

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“The truth is that the national consciousness of Yemenite Jewry has ignored the particular private personality called Shalom Shabazi and has elevated it to the dimension of a supernatural figure, created not...