The Israeli writer, who comes from a prominent Iraqi family, is working on two new books about Jews of Babylonian ancestry.
The son of Iranian immigrants, who personally dressed Hillary Clinton and is the subject of a newly released documentary, has adapted his business to a post-pandemic world.
Does the open approach of Steffen Seibert mark a new era of friendship between Germany and Israel, or do his kind words belie a “business as usual” approach?
How do you make a Challah Prince?
Start with an Israeli born in Tel Aviv named Idan Chabasov, 35. Place him in Berlin with water, flour, yeast, sugar, and egg yolks. Mix with experience as a social media marketer. Add four years in art school in Tel Aviv specializing in animation. Leave to rise, isolated, during a coronavirus pandemic, allowing ample time and space for creative experiments with challah dough. And voila, or rather, challah
Blame it on his multi-ethnic looks and theatrical versatility, Altaras is not pigeonholed into Jewish roles — to his delight. He was bummed the shooting of his next series in which he plays a Turkish German boxer was interrupted by the coronavirus — as was his Passover trip to Israel. He would have loved to hang with the cast of “Unorthodox,” and maybe some new fans.