The Israel Film Service Collection

Jerusalem is Ringed by Mountains

12 Minutes, 1971
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Directed by: Unknown
Production:Igal Efrati, Amnon Teitelbaum
Production Company:Israel Film Service
Photographer: Yehuda (Judd) Neeman, Nissim (Nicho) Leon
Original Music: Albert Piamenta
Narrator: Yoram Arbel
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A film produce by the Israeli Film Service and the Ministry of Education. The Geography of Jerusalem and its environs as seen from a post-1967 Israeli perspective. The hill country surrounding the city became accessible to Israelis, and it is rich in history, in traditions, in architecture, and nature. We get a peek into Hebron, Bethlehem, desert monasteries, the traditional tomb of Prophet Samuel and other sites. Meanwhile, Israeli communities in the Jerusalem corridor are highlighted as representing modernity.

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