Fauda is the name given to an Israeli television series, of a political suspense or political thriller filmed in Arabic and Hebrew, released for the first time in Israel on February 15, 2015.

Definition of the word Fauda

Fauda is an Arabic word that means chaos, which in turn means disorder or confusion and is commonly used by the Israeli undercover forces as an identification, since when they use this term they identify themselves as Israeli and non-Arab Jews.  

About the series

Despite the fact that this series has been broadcast by television networks in Israel as Yes Oh, this series has also reached the virtual platform Netflix, which has begun to broadcast this to other countries in the world.

This series consists of two seasons with 12 episodes each for a total of 24 episodes with an average duration of 45 minutes per episode. This series has been awarded at the Ophir Awards, in which it has won 6 awards, including the Best Drama Series at the Israeli Academy Awards.

Despite having fictional characters, this series is inspired by real events, experiences lived by Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff while they were serving in the military.