the kidnapping

The Kidnapping

Season 2, Episode 12

The soldier’s kidnapping affects everybody. Yinon goes through the final phase of preparations for Operation Judas. Hatzav is drafted to the army, and for a moment it seems that the Klein family is united.

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Birthday

Talia breaks 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. Yussuf and Abdullah head out to handle an arms deal, which Abdullah nearly blows.

Little Lies

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. Uri shares the horrors of captivity with Nurit, and the psychological mind games their captors tortured them with.

Blue

The connection between Jamal and Amiel is revealed, as well as the process that ended with his 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 Horin’s belongings are stolen from storage.

A Ghost from the Past

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. 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.

The Song

We’re exposed to Atar Shorer’s meticulous recruitment of Yinon, and a new direction in Haim and Iris’s investigation leads them to “Operation Judas”, which brings them to confront Ze’ev on the subject. 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. Talia goes out searching for herself doing yoga, and meets a young man. Abdullah hums a Hebrew song to Yussuf.