Welcome to the Jewish Studies program at Penn! Our program reflects the full range and diverse dimensions of the Jewish experience as well as different approaches to studying Jewish life and culture. We welcome students of all backgrounds to take
"I Have No Mother Tongue, Just a Language I Adopted as a Home"
Esty G. Hayim, the Israeli author, dancer and actress came of age in the city of Haifa. A daughter of Holocaust survivors, many of her works revolve around Holocaust memories using her seaside home town as backdrop. To date, she has published five novels and numerous short stories. Her books have been widely praised in the Israeli press. She is the recipient of multiple awards including the prestigious Prime Minister`s Prize (2002) and the Haaretz Short Story Prize. At present, she teaches creative writing at Seminar Hakibutzim College and is a literary reviewer for Hebrew newspapers. Her latest novel, Corner People, will appear in English in 2015
Free Israeli buffet dinner. Let us know if you are coming, but RSVP not mandatory. 215-898-6654 or [email protected]
SPONSORS: Jewish Studies Program, Middle East Center, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations dept., Penn Hillel, and Israel Cultural Committee.
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