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‘Homeland and In Treatment have American storylines but they are based on Israeli shows’

A decade after its television industry inspired the American hits “Homeland” and “In Treatment”, Israel is stepping up its entertainment exports, with a diplomat and a talent agent acting as its envoys to Hollywood. Though TV format sales account for a sliver of overall Israeli exports - $268 million, or 0.2 percent, in 2016 - they open another window into a country that has complained of unsympathetic news coverage in a conflict with the Palestinians. Enter Sam Grundwerg, the Israeli consul-general in Los Angeles, and…