Tag Archives: Mishkenot Sha’ananim

Notes from Mishkenot Sha’ananim: Aharon Appelfeld and Nicole Krauss

More than a generation separates novelist Nicole Krauss, 36, from Aharon Appelfeld, who was born in 1932.  Continue reading here.

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Notes from Mishkenot Sha’ananim: Jonathan Safran Foer and Amir Gutfreund

The best-selling author Jonathan Safran Foer was one of the most popular speakers at the first International Writers’ Festival at Mishkenot Sha’ananim two years ago. Continue reading here.

Notes from Mishkenot Sha’ananim: Paul Auster and David Grossman

 

In his previous posts on the Writers’ Festival at Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Bob Goldfarb wrote about the panel “Ashes and Ink: Contemporary Holocaust Writing,” about Amos Oz and Simon Sebag Montefiore in conversation, and Zeruya Shalev and Siri Hustvedt.

Paul Auster, the prolific American novelist and screenwriter, and David Grossman, one of Israel’s premiere writers, have been close friends for more than a dozen years. Continue reading here.

Notes from Mishkenot Sha’ananim: Zeruya Shalev and Siri Hustvedt

In his last posts, Bob Goldfarb, a regular reviewer for Jewish Book World, wrote about the panel “Ashes and Ink: Contemporary Holocaust Writing” and about Amos Oz and Simon Sebag Montefiore in conversation. He is blogging here all week about the International Writers’ Festival at Mishkenot Sha’ananim in Jerusalem.

Israeli author Zeruya Shalev made an emblematic observation when she spoke at the biennial Writers’ Festival at Mishkenot Sha’ananim in Jerusalem. “It’s risky to meet the writer behind a book you love,” she remarked.  Continue reading here.

Notes from Mishkenot Sha’ananim: Montefiore and Oz

In his last post, Bob Goldfarb, a regular reviewer for Jewish Book World, wrote about the panel “Ashes and Ink: Contemporary Holocaust Writing.” He is blogging here all week about the International Writers’ Festival at Mishkenot Sha’ananim in Jerusalem.

An amiable chat between historian Simon Sebag Montefiore and novelist/essayist Amos Oz ended the first evening of the Mishkenot Sha’ananim Writers’ Conference.  Continue reading here.

Another Israel Event for your Calendar (2010!)

Posted by Naomi Firestone

The 2nd International Writers Festival in Israel will be held at the Mishkenot Sha’ananim conference center, in Jerusalem, May 2-6, 2010.

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