With spy series 'Tehran,' Israelis reach out to an enemy | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

With spy series 'Tehran,' Israelis reach out to an enemy

The show's creators hope that offering viewers a sympathetic view of Iran - one of Israel's greatest regional foes - could open hearts and maybe be a stepping stone for future dialogu

The series opens with a commercial flight from Jordan to India that's suddenly diverted to Iran. A few of the passengers on board have secrets. Those secrets will soon have war jets scrambling and a covert manhunt launching.

As audacious as the premise, “Tehran” is equally bold: an Israeli production that offers viewers a sympathetic view of Iran — one of Israel's greatest foes — without anyone from the production setting foot in the Islamic Republic.

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