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Jewish Studies Program at University of PennsylvaniaCost:
McNeil Center for Early American Studies
3355 Woodland Walk (corner of Walnut and 34th streets)
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104United States
Meet Author and Award-Winning Israeli Filmmaker, Shemi Zarhin, as he presents his new novel "Some Day"
October 21, 2013 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Internationally-acclaimed Israeli filmmaker Shemi Zarhin has serenaded his hometown of Tiberias on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in his award-winning films. He has now published his first novel, Some Day, saturated with smells of cooking and passion. It is a gripping family saga, a sensual feast and a poetic vision of everyday life behind Israel’s national story.
Wine and Cheese reception to follow
Sponsored by The Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia, and the University of Pennsylvania's Jewish Studies Program and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.