Share your love of Israeli literature with like-minded individuals through joyful, educational conversations on the universal themes of life.
Lead by Mayrav Fisher and Ruby Namdar.
Discussions will focus on an exchange of ideas and a sharing of resources including reviews, essays and videos relating to major book themes and contextual information. Periodic guests from the worlds of literature and academia.
זה עם הפנים אלינו
מקום אחר ועיר זרה
את כל הילדים בעולם
Meets Thu, Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 17, Jan 21, Feb 18, Mar 17, Apr 14 and May 19, 7:30-8:30 pm.
Mayrav Fisher is currently the Tour Program Senior Manager at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Prior to her current position, she served as the Senior Education Manager, School and Family Programs at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and as Education Coordinator, Family Programs at Whitney Museum of American Art. Mayrav received her Master’s Degree in Museum Education from the Bank Street College of Education. She was born and raised in Israel.
Ruby Namdar was born and raised in Jerusalem. He completed his BA (Sociology, Philosophy and Iranian Studies) and his Master’s degree (Anthropology) at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His first book, Haviv, a collection of short stories, was published in 2000 and won the Ministry of Culture's award for the best first publication of the year. The manuscript also won The Jerusalem Fiction award for 1998. His recently published novel HaBayit Asher Necherav (The Ruined House) has recently won the Sapir Prize, Israel's most prestigious literary award. Currently lives in New York and teaches Jewish and Israeli literature.