To Die in Jerusalem

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To Die in Jerusalem
To Die in Jerusalem.jpg
Directed by Hilla Medalia
Written byHilla Medalia
Produced byHilla Medalia
Ed Priddy
John Priddy
Edited by Geof Bartz
Shlomi Shalom
Music by Issar Shulman
Running time
75 minutes
Languages English, Hebrew, Arabic
The entrance to the Kiryat HaYovel supermarket, where Akhras detonated the bomb and killed 2. Kiryathayovel supermarket3.jpg
The entrance to the Kiryat HaYovel supermarket, where Akhras detonated the bomb and killed 2.

To Die in Jerusalem is a 2007 HBO documentary film about the effects of a March 29, 2002, Jerusalem suicide bombing on the families of the 17-year-old Israeli victim Rachel Levy and the 18-year-old Palestinian female suicide bomber, Ayat al-Akhras. Al-Akhras blew herself up at the entrance of Kiryat HaYovel's main supermarket, killing two people and injuring 28. [1]



"To Die in Jerusalem" garnered HBO Documentary Films, in association with Priddy Brothers, a Peabody Award in 2007. [2]

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  1. "Israel Under Attack-Jerusalem-Kiryat Yovel". Israeli Prime Minister's Office. March 29, 2002. Retrieved September 4, 2007.
  2. 67th Annual Peabody Awards, May 2008.