Arad to party for Amos Oz

Author Amos Oz's hometown of Arad will celebrate his 70th birthday with a series of cultural events.

April 23, 2009 08:48
Arad to party for Amos Oz

Amos Oz 248.88 ap. (photo credit: AP)


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Author Amos Oz's hometown of Arad will celebrate his 70th birthday with a series of cultural events over the weekend of May 7-9. President Shimon Peres will open Literary Days in Arad, and poet Haim Gouri, author Prof. Nurit Gerz, Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberg and Amos Oz will attend. Oz will meet with high school students, and panel discussions with other writers will be held. Plus, there will be a photo exhibition by Arad artists who were inspired by Oz's work, sing-alongs, a literary cafe and concerts - including one by Shalom Hanoch. Tickets: or (08) 623-6041.

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