Tag Archives: Almost Dead

Reviews from the fall Jewish Book World

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

If you’re a subscriber to Jewish Book World and haven’t received your fall issue, fear not, it’s in the mail, and you’ll be reading it very soon. Continue reading here.

More on Assaf Gavron…

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Did you like Assaf Gavron’s posts on the blog last week…continue reading here.

Almost Dead: Gaza, 1988 / Tel Aviv & Jerusalem, 2002

In his last posts, Assaf Gavron wrote about hanging out in the West Bank, moonlighting as an Israeli mover in New York City and about Israeli fast food. His most recent book, Almost Dead, is now available. He’s been blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning’s Author Blog series.
As a soldier in Gaza in the first Intifada, I unknowingly started the research to a novel I was to publish 18 years later (22 years later, this month, in English translation). Continue reading here.

Wild West Bank

In his last posts, Assaf Gavron wrote about moonlighting as an Israeli mover in NYC and about Israeli fast food. His most recent book, Almost Dead, is now available. He’s blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning’s Author Blog series.
The Jewish settlers in the West Bank have fascinated me for many years, and especially those living in the illegal outposts – a few mobile homes on remote hills with no running water or electricity, who are in a constant cat-and-mouse chase with the authorities. Continue reading here.

Jerusalem, 1995-1996: Eating Standing Up

On Monday, Assaf Gavron wrote about moonlighting as an Israeli mover in New York City. His most recent book, Almost Dead, is now available. He’s blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning’s Author Blog series.
My book Eating Standing Up started life as a weekly column for the Jerusalem local magazine Kol Ha’ir in 1995. Continue reading here.