Shattering the narratives

Igal Hecht talks to the ‘Magazine’ about making his award-winning film ‘My Home,’ which explores opinions of minority groups living in Israel.

Jonathan, a Christian from Lebanon who is grateful to be living in Israel, where he says he enjoys equal rights (photo credit: IGAL HECHT)
Jonathan, a Christian from Lebanon who is grateful to be living in Israel, where he says he enjoys equal rights
(photo credit: IGAL HECHT)
On January 1, an Israeli Arab carried out a horrific shooting in the heart of Tel Aviv, killing three innocent people and wounding six. Police confirmed that the motivation was nationalistic.
The assailant, Nashat Milhem, fled and managed to hide in his hometown of Arara in the north for a week, until security forces closed in on him. He “received full aid, especially from his family members,” police stated at the time. “Every day he slept in a different place. They brought him food and took care of him.”
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