Axelrod Performing Arts Center
100 Grant Avenue Deal Park, NJ 07723
An Israeli Love Story is based on the true story of the love affair between Pnina Gary, from Nahalal, and Eli Ben–Zvi, son of Rachel Yanait and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi the Second President of the State of Israel. The film is set during the turbulent period of pre-state Israel. Margalit meets Eli on a bus and falls in love with him instantly. She tries to get close to him but he’s too busy with Palmach. Finally, the barrier comes down, Margalit moves in with Eli, they set a date for their wedding, but Israel’s harsh reality intervenes.