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Poet Shani Pocker
Rhymin’ with the Tel Aviv Hebrew Poetry Festival

Iconic Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin’s poetry will be celebrated December 23 at 10 p.m. at the bar of the Third Ear, located at King George Street 48.

By HELEN KAYE
13/12/2019
A view of the Melbourne Docklands and the city skyline from Waterfront City, looking across Victoria
Why I write

Maybe the fact that my mother was a language teacher motivated my choice of school subjects.

A pilgrimage to Amos Oz’s grave

Oz came to live in Hulda in his early youth, never abandoned it, and his last wish was to be buried there.

By PROF. DR. BLERIM LATIFI
15/08/2019
And the winner goes to...

2019 Ophir Award nominees named.

Poetry: a neglected art?

It is known that there is a dearth of publishing opportunities for English-language writers in Israel.

A book (Illustrative)
Best-selling novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91

Krantz is the third-largest-selling female novelist in history.

By JTA/MARCY OSTER
24/06/2019
BLACKPILL’S NETFLIX hit ‘Bonding.’
Paris-based Blackpills opens office in Tel Aviv

A common struggle for writers and producers in the Israel scene is a lack of budget and opportunity. With just a handful of broadcasters, artists feel this town just ain’t big enough.

By SHANNA FULD
23/06/2019
Yehoshua’s appeal

Yehoshua, 82, dubbed “the Israeli Faulkner” by The New York Times, is a prolific author of novels, short stories, plays and essays.

28/05/2019
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’

12/05/2019
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