THIS WEEK IN JERUSALEM

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June 8, 2017 14:48

Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.




The Jerusalem International Book Fair

The Jerusalem International Book Fair’s guest of honor is Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgård, winner of the 2017 Jerusalem Prize and renowned for his autobiography ‘My Struggle.’. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

United we stand
The third annual Jerusalem Unity Prize was set to be awarded by President Reuven Rivlin at a special ceremony at the President’s Residence this Wednesday.

Launched after the unprecedented wave of emotion that united the country in the summer of 2014 when Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel were kidnapped and murdered, the prize is awarded each year to institutions that exemplify unity among Israelis.

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