TV hero Edward James Olmos scouts out the Holy Land

19.05.2012                      27.Ijar. 5772                    Behar-Beschukotai; Tag 42 des Omer

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TV hero Edward James Olmos scouts out the Holy Land

Actor in Israel to research a film about Bergson Group, which pressed the U.S. to rescue European Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.

Actor Edward James Olmos is sitting at a Jerusalem cafe. For the better part of two weeks, this 65-year-old American actor-director, and star of television and the big screen, has traveled the length of Israel. He has taken in the holy sites in Jerusalem and the Sea of Galilee, visited Sderot in the south and the Golan Heights in the north, met with Israeli actors and political scientists and engaged Palestinian civic leaders and entrepreneurs in Ramallah….