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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, author and Hebrew Literature Professor.

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.

The following books will be read:

קופסה שחורה מאת עמוס עוז
שתהיי לי הסכין מאת דוד גרוסמן
מיי פירסט סוני מאת בני ברבש
הבית אשר נחרב מאת ראובן נמדר

4 Sessions: Thu, Feb 13, Mar 13, Apr 10 and May 8, 7:30-9 pm.

$160 for 4 sessions, $260 for 4 sessions and reading materials.


Brief Bio

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. Reuven also published short stories, book reviews and translations of medieval Persian poetry in various literary periodicals in Israel. He is currently living in New York, recently published his novel הבית אשר נחרב, and teaches Jewish and Israeli literature in various Jewish learning centers around the city.

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