In the world of the Ottoman Sultans, a poor child from Jerusalem makes an unimaginable desert journey to Cairo and back to save his mother and siblings from a rapacious aristocrat.
He has nine days…
Sephardi/Mizrachi Jewry is a deeply ancient community long ignored in the west. Most people are shocked to find out that at the dawn of the 20th century the most Jewish city in the world wasn’t New York or Tel Aviv - It was Baghdad, whose population was 40% Jewish! Ariel brings this long-gone world of Middle-Eastern Jewry to life, immersing audiences in this rich tradition with a dynamic story of family, love and resilience.