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Our Boys

40 Minutes, 2015

Our Boys is the fourteenth documentary produced by Moriah Films.  The film examines the events surrounding the kidnapping and murder of Gil-Ad Shaer, Naftali Fraenkel, and Eyal Yifrach, z”l, by Hamas terrorists in the summer of 2014.  The parents of each boy recall their short lives and how this tragedy has impacted upon them.  Arab affairs analyst for Israeli TV Ehud Ya’ari and author Yossi Klein Halevi discuss why the kidnapping and murder of the boys galvanized Israel and the Diaspora.  The film them examines how the indiscriminate shelling of Israeli cities and towns from Gaza by Hamas, which follwed the murders, resulted in the Gaza war.  The film also looks at how events during and following the Gaza war have led to the greatest resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe since the defeat of the Nazis in 1945.