This event is a part of the Spring 2021 Lecture Series, "Secrets Unveiled: Contemporary Israeli Documentary Series"  at Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies.


For the second event in the series, join us for a conversation with Director Shaked Goren about his film, My War Hero Uncle (Elifelet), moderated by Dr. Laliv Melamed, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt.

A screening of the film will not be included in the event, however, access to the film will be provided for free prior to the event. See instructions below:

  1. Register at the link below to participate. Once you have registered, you will receive an automatic email with instructions for joining the event.
  2. On Friday, April 9 at 1:30 PM, you will receive an additional email with a link to screen the video for free in Hebrew with English subtitles.
  3. The link with the film will remain open from April 9 through April 11 at 1:30 PM EDT (the time of the event start).
  4. Please plan to screen the film on your own before joining the discussion on April 11. The discussion will be in English.

If you have any questions about the film or the event, please email us at

This series is hosted by the Hebrew Program in the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at NYU and the Office of Cultural Affairs of the Consulate General of Israel, in collaboration with NYU's Taub Center for Israel Studies and Global Academic Center at Tel Aviv.