The Last Word
Since there were no diplomatic relations between Israel and the Soviet Union, the congress organizers in Moscow told me to send my Israeli passport to the Soviet embassy in Bonn, which would be authorized to issue me a visa.
From Max, Moritz, and Marx by Shlomo Avineri | Summer 2016
In the extraordinary Israeli TV series Shtisel, a twenty-something haredi luftmensch named Akiva lives alone with his widowed father, Reb Shulem Shtisel. Bereft of the comforting presence of the woman of the house, father and son share meals and cryptic conversation at the compact kitchen table like a pair of wounded cats waiting to pounce, but mostly just hurting.