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Amos Oz, who died in December, was to celebrate his 80th birthday at the opening event of the festival in May 2019. Instead, a tribute to Oz was held in his memory.
Three and a half months after author Amos Oz passed away, there is still no tombstone on his grave in the cemetery at Kibbutz Hulda.
Natalie Portman addresses event via video.
Netanyahu, Rivlin, Herzog eulogize beloved author, ‘NYT,’ ‘Guardian,’ ‘Le Monde’ publish obituaries
By AMY SPIRO
The author of 40 books, Oz was one of the most recognizable Israeli voices worldwide.
Amos Oz takes on zealots in his latest work, but expresses only generic, surface-level thoughts.
By ELAINE MARGOLIN
Zelda also suits this year’s festival focus on female poets, with the works of Nurit Zarhi, Agi Mishol and Haviva Pedaya on the Metulla agenda.
By BARRY DAVIS
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By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Israel’s Education Ministry, headed by Naftali Bennett, targeted her novel in response to high school teachers who began including it on their lists of required reading.
By TERRANCE MINTNER
Translators of Amos Oz met the author for an open discussion of literature in translation.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The two Israeli authors are among 6 likely to win the prestigious literary award
Matt Nesvisky fawns over Amos Oz’s ‘Judas,’ frowns at Jonathan Safran Foer’s ‘Here I Am’ and is left with mixed feelings by an anthology of fiction from the Forward.
By MATT NESVISKY
Amos Oz’s latest novel is provocative, eloquent and honest.
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