Yulia Karra
September 18, 2023, Updated December 22, 2023

Netflix recently purchased the rights to the Israeli cop drama “Border Police,” which will join the streaming giant’s growing catalog of Israel-made content.

The US streaming company previously bought the rights to several other Israeli TV shows, including “The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem” and the smash-hit “Fauda,” which at some point made it to top viewing spots on Netflix throughout the Arab and Muslim world.

The new, eight-part series follows the story of Avi, a young man from Tel Aviv who joins Israel’s Border Police to settle scores with Arabs from Jaffa, with whom he previously had a conflict. But his problematic past is threatening to undermine his new career.

The show was created by film director Meni Yaesh and stars Ben Sultan as the main character, Avi. The series also stars Israeli pop star Shlomi Shabbat, Shalom Mikhalashvili, Noa Astangelov, Idan Elieli, Haim Zenati, Morris Cohen, Louis Ali, Meir Tamam, Gal Zehavi, Tikva Gideon, Maya Zefir and Assaf Mor.

“Border Police” is set to be available for streaming in Israel and across Netflix’s most major markets, including United States, France, Canada, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Greece and Italy.

In addition, Germany’s public-service television broadcaster, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), also purchased the rights to the show. The series is expected to be available on ZDF’s streaming platform with German translation.

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