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Prisoners of War

Season 2 2012

  • 2012-10-15T21:00:00Z on קשת
  • 60 mins
  • 12 hours, 4 mins
  • Israel
  • Hebrew
  • Drama

After 17 years in captivity, Israeli soldiers Nimrode Klein, Uri Zach, and Amiel Ben Horin return home to the country that made them national icons. They work to overcome the trauma of torture and captivity while settling back into their interrupted family lives. Meanwhile, the military psychiatrist assigned to them finds discrepancies in the soldiers' testimonies, and launches an investigation to discover what they are hiding.
The show was sold to 20th Century Fox Television and adapted into the acclaimed series Homeland for cable channel Showtime in the United States.

14 episodes

2x01 Goodbye, Sweetie

  • Season Premiere

    2012-10-15T21:00:00Z — 63 mins

The second series of this gripping Israeli drama picks up with Jamal’s death and the release of the terrorist Abdullah Bin-Rashid, which undermines the position of Yussuf in the Children of the Jihad organization. Uri and Nimrode try to push the Ministry of Defense into figuring out where Amiel is by exposing the CD they received from Ruth Shorer. Meanwhile, Nurit leaves her home and moves into a new apartment with Uri, while Nimrode comes to a decision regarding his relationship with Talia.

2x02 A Happy Birthday

  • 2012-10-16T21:00:00Z — 50 mins

Talia has a break down while Nimrode is out partying. Uri and Nurit try to bridge the gap formed by the past 17 years. After meeting Yinon, and trying to put the past behind her, Yael packs up all of Amiel’s things and puts them in storage. Haim Cohen interrogates the matter of Amiel, which is full of twists and turns and involves another Mossad agent. Meanwhile, Yussuf and Abdullah head out to handle an arms deal, which Abdullah nearly blows.

2x03 Little Lies

  • 2012-10-22T21:00:00Z — 48 mins

The past troubles Yussuf, while Abdullah tries to revive the tradition of recruiting children to be martyrs. Finally, Yussuf is put to a test of faith. Iris extracts information about the Children of the Jihad, and she and Haim Cohen continue Atar Shorer’s investigation and try to solve the mystery of the new leader of the organization. Talia tries to get Nimrode to come back home. Meanwhile, Uri shares the horrors of captivity with Nurit, and the psychological mind games their captors tortured them with.

2x04 Blue

  • 2012-10-23T21:00:00Z — 48 mins

The connection between Jamal and Amiel is revealed, as well as the process that ended with him becoming Yussuf. He struggles with the consequences of the shooting and the mounting pressure to execute an act of terrorism against Israel. Iris and Haim Cohen turn to an old university professor of his to learn about Stockholm Syndrome, and discover new details about Atar Shorer and the POWs. Yael Ben Horins belongings are stolen from storage.

2x05 Company Secretary

  • 2012-10-29T21:00:00Z — 47 mins

Iris and Haim discover new details in the investigation tying Amiel, Atar Shorer and Dr. Ze'ev Kaplan together. A cat and mouse detective game develops between Haim and Ze'ev, who is busy skillfully training the talented Yinon. Nimrode's violent deterioration continues. His situation crosses red lines, and he's interested in resolving it. Meanwhile, Talia, in a deep depression, is exposed to a ray of light in the form of Dr. Shmuel Ostrovsky, who comes over to help her.

2x06 Beaches

  • 2012-11-05T21:00:00Z — 47 mins

Atar Shorer executes a meticulous recruitment of Yinon, and Iris's investigation leads her to "Operation Judas";. Nurit is fraught with anxiety and guilt over her decision. Nimrode spends a happy, emotionally charged evening with Michaela, the company clerk he had an affair with 17 years ago. Meanwhile, Abdullah hums a Hebrew song to Yussuf. Together, they take another step toward executing a terrorist act, but Abdullah remains unconvinced of Yussuf's true motivations.

2x07 The Picture

  • 2012-11-12T21:00:00Z — 54 mins

The mystery of the picture of the man on the shore with his two children, which hangs both in the villa at Jabaliya and at the home in Al Ajar village, continues to trouble Uri, who is ordered by Haim Cohen to investigate the matter with Iris. Across the border, this same picture consoles Yussuf. He's being followed by Abdullah, who's closing in on his secret drop-off spot, and his wife, who's looking into details from his past. Nimrode struggles with adapting to his new life, both economically, when he cannot afford to buy himself new clothes, and socially, when he’s invited over to a dinner party at Michaela's.

2x08 Death of an Agent

  • 2012-11-19T21:00:00Z — 50 mins

More insight into Jamal's past. Yusuf does not approve of Ismail's new bond with Abdullah. Talia and Dr. Ostrovsky go out on a date, much to Dana's chagrin. Uri goes to see a doctor about his nose bleeds.

2x09 Mika's Friend

  • 2012-12-03T21:00:00Z — 46 mins

Ze'ev and Haim continue to play mind games with each other when new details regarding Operation Judas and Ynon's true mission are exposed.

2x10 Halva

  • 2012-12-10T21:00:00Z — 52 mins

Haim and Ze'ev work together on cracking the code that Atar and Jamal used to communicate with each other.

2x11 Our Woman in Damascus

  • 2012-12-17T21:00:00Z — 53 mins

Uri's health is failing. Nimrode reveals another detail about what happened with Amiel. Nurit heads to Damascus to deliver the package. Yusuf is followed by Abdullah.

2x12 The Hannibal Procedure

  • 2012-12-18T21:00:00Z — 55 mins

A soldier's kidnapping affects everybody. Ynon goes through the final phase of preparations for Operation Judas. The Klein family unites when Hatzav is drafted to the army.

2x13 Operation Yehuda

  • 2012-12-24T21:00:00Z — 50 mins

The soldier's kidnapping makes Nimrode feel guilty over what happened with Amiel. Yael is worried about the kidnapped soldier. Ynon embarks upon Operation Judas.

2x14 Abductees

  • 2012-12-25T21:00:00Z — 61 mins

Operation Judas. Amiel returns home to Israel, and wants his wife and Sammy to come with him. Once home, Amiel faces the greatest conflict of his life.