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The Bridges of Constantine
“The doctor’s voice, in his fractured French, woke me again. ‘Paint!’ Again and again I saw his white-cloaked figure, parting from me and shaking my hand. ‘Paint!’ ”   That was the Doctor's advice to Khaled—a fighter who had lost his left arm in Algeria’s war of independence—for escaping from his...
Year of the Locust: A Soldierʼs Diary and the Erasure of Palestineʼs Ottoman Past
Ihsan Turjman, a young man with a high-school education, is conscripted into the Ottoman army as a clerk. Influenced by his esteemed teacher, Khalil Sakakini, he decides to keep a diary in which he writes about his loves and hates, the military regime’s conduct, the rumors spread in the city, and...
Time of White Horses
“Aziza took off running madly after the military vehicle, but the dust that had closed in on the world quickly concealed it from view. It was like a ghost, and no sooner would part of it become visible than it would disappear again. However, she was sure that as she stood behind the door she had...
Children of the Ghetto – My Name is Adam
21/03/2018 - 18:00 to 20:30
“It was after the visit to my restaurant of the Israeli director Haim Zilberman, after he gave me an invitation to the premier of his film Crossed Looks. That evening I saw how the story of my friend Dalia was ripped to shreds. Then I saw that the author of the novel Bab El-Shams was standing next...
Children of the Ghetto – My Name is Adam
“It was after the visit to my restaurant of the Israeli director Haim Zilberman, after he gave me an invitation to the premier of his film Crossed Looks. That evening I saw how the story of my friend Dalia was ripped to shreds. Then I saw that the author of the novel Bab El-Shams was standing next...
The Children Laugh
This is a charming short story for children about a tyrannical king and children who disobey him, by the renowned Syrian writer Zakaria Tamer. Born in Damascus in 1931, Tamer is known as one of the leading Syrian writers, and he is among the most important writers in Arabic of short stories and...
Natalia Ginzburg: Her Life and Writing – On the Hundredth Anniversary of Her Birth
31/10/2016 - 09:30 to 18:00
The renowned author Natalia Ginzburg belonged to the generation of Italian-Jewish writers who had faced the threat of death, suffered severe persecution, and experienced bereavement that left a gaping chasm. In the end, the post-Fascist generation resumed living and writing and in so doing...
Susan Kennedy
Susan Kennedy holds a master’s degree in Germanistik, a master’s in Creative Writing, a diploma in Interpreting and Translation, and a postgraduate certificate in Education (PGCE). She is the author of three published books (travel and biography), and several ghost-written books. She is an English...
Rene Descartes – Meditations, Objections and Replies
31/01/2016 - 09:00 to 01/02/2016 - 20:00
Celebrating the Hebrew translation of Descartes' Meditations with the Objections and Replies (Translated by Arza Tir-Apelroit and Elhanan Yakira, the Hebrew University Magnes Press) The conference is organized by the Philosophy Department and the S.H. Bergman Center for Philosophical Studies, at...
The Forum of Arabic–Hebrew Translators seeks to promote discussion of Arabic literature and its translation into Hebrew and to make it accessible to the Israeli reader. At the same time, it aims to counteract the sad fact that only 2% of Jews born in Israel know enough Arabic to read literature in...

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