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  • Young Filmmaker Tackles the Ma’alot Massacre

    By Orit Arfa

    May 12, 2011 | 4:15 pm

    Brandon Assanti, 24, was a year older than most of the teenage victims of the “Ma’alot Massacre” when he first decided to make a documentary about this grueling attack. The attack was so grueling that, upon watching Assanti’s Their Eyes Were Dry, I wondered how the slaughter...

  • Documentary recalls the horrors of Ma’alot school massacre

    May 3, 2011 | 3:38 pm

    Ma’alot-Tarshiha is a quiet Jewish-Arab city in the Galilee within walking distance of Israel’s border with Lebanon. But 37 years ago, it was the scene of a horrific attack by Palestinian terrorists who took more than 100 students hostage in a school building, killing 22 and...