Renowned Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has died at the age of 76. His films were rarely shown in Iran but had a devoted Israeli following. Benjamin Ivry explains the universal appeal of his cinematic art.
1916 100 Years Ago
In “My Friends,” published in the Forverts on February 21, 1966, Elie Wiesel recalls growing up in Sighet, then part of Romania, and his group of peers, most of whom were killed in the Holocaust.
As with almost anywhere she travels, Leah Koenig found breakfast in Poland to be the most memorable meal of the day.
On the first episode of “Soon By You,” a new web series on Modern Orthodox dating, four protagonists faced off against the very worst of mating rituals: the failed first date. A great deal of stilted conversation, a case of mistaken identity and copious amounts of wine later — the gang is back for round two, with a new episode released today on YouTube.
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