LISTEN: Bibi Labelled HBO's 'Our Boys' anti-Semitic. The Truth Is Even More Harrowing

Prime Minister Netanyahu urged Israelis to boycott the channels behind the TV show, which revisits one of the most traumatic periods in the country's recent history. LISTEN FREE

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A scene from the HBO/Keshet coproduction "Our Boys."
A scene from the HBO/Keshet coproduction "Our Boys."Credit: HBO
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Ahead of this week's finalé of the HBO/Keshet mini-series "Our Boys," host Simon Spungin talks to Allison Kaplan Sommer and Adrian Hennigan about the controversy surrounding a show that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called "anti-Semitic."

We ask: Did the show's creators harm Israel's image? Were they justified in focusing on the murder of a Palestinian teen, rather than the kidnap and murder of three Israelis that preceded it? And is Israel capable of taking a warts-and-all look at itself in the mirror?

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