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Jewish Studies Program at University of Pennsylvania
Cost:
free
Location:
Shotel Dubin 
Auditorium
 Steinhardt Hall
, Penn Hillel

215 S. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Israeli Author Esty G. Hayim

April 8, 2014 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

"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
 
 
SPONSORS: Jewish Studies Program, Middle East Center, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations dept., Penn Hillel, and Israel Cultural Committee.
 
 

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