mishkenot shaananim writers festival

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Joshua Cohen takes on ‘The Netanyahus’ in Pulitzer-winning work

The Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer is one of the big names at this year’s Writers Festival.


The Jerusalem Writers Festival moves to Zoom

Isolation, and especially self-isolation, is an integral part of being a professional writer.

WRITER-DIRECTOR Gon Ben Ari’s Literature and the Expansion of Consciousness session focuses on his f

Jerusalem Writers Festival to be held online with esteemed lineup

There are intriguing sessions right across the four-day online agenda.


Culture Report: A Literary Haven at Mishkenot Sha’ananim

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.

Chat with Joyce Carol Oates: Jerusalem Writers Festival

Joyce Carol Oates, who characterizes her upcoming appearance at the Mishkenot Sha’ananim Writers Festival as ‘a high point of my life as a writer – perhaps the high point’

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