Netflix’s “The Red Sea Diving Resort” tells story of Mossad agents who in 1984 established a fake resort up the coast from Port Sudan in bid to rescue Ethiopian Jews

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
Film on rescue of Ethiopian Jews to debut in San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
by Staff
July 26, 2019

A new Netflix film that explores the heroic rescue of Ethiopian Jews in the mid-1980s will make its world premiere at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival next week, ahead of its screening by the American streaming giant. “The Red Sea Diving Resort” is the incredible story of an operation by Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, a group of international agents and brave Ethiopians, who in the 1980s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel. The movie was written and directed by “Homeland” executive producer Gideon Raff, based on the book “Mossad Exodus” by former intelligence officer Gad Shimron. READ MORE

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