When we first moved to New York City in the late '90's, my friends and I, being young, single, and low salaried, decided it wasn't too big a sin to "crash" Yom Kippur services. (Meaning, to sneak into services we hadn't purchased tickets for).
Welcome to Revisiting Prisoners of War! Each week, I will watch and review an episode of Gideon Raff's Israeli television drama Prisoners of War, inspiration for Showtime's hit series, Homeland. Prisoners of War follows three Israeli POWs' struggle to rejoin society after being held captive for seventeen years.
Meeting a friend for happy hour - sorely needed after a 3-day Rosh Hashana chag of praying, then gorging myself on food and wine - we bypassed our regular shuk haunts, the upscale bars in the middle of the market.