Legendary Israeli spy, Eli Cohen manages to embed himself in Syrian high society and rise through the ranks of the Syrian regime, but is forced to pay an immense sacrifice that has had lasting consequences in the Middle East politics to this day.
Desperate to get an agent inside Syria, Mossad recruits Egyptian-born Eli Cohen and puts him through a crash course in spycraft.
Solidifying his cover identity in Buenos Aires, Eli makes a serendipitous connection. But his fervor puts the entire mission in jeopardy.
Eli makes an influential ally. Though early operations in Damascus quickly bear fruit, Dan fears Eli's bold methods will get him killed.
Eli's mission takes a dangerous turn as he tries to report on a secret military installation. Back home, Nadia struggles to raise the children alone.
After a bloody coup, Eli insinuates himself closer to the center of Syrian power. But the emotional demands of the job take a severe toll.