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Ron Leshem

Contributors

From 1998 to 2002 Ron Leshem served on the editorial board of Yediot Ahronot newspaper. Among his most notable achievements there was a series of articles from the field about the Intifada that gained widespread public attention. In 2002 he became deputy editor of Maariv newspaper and in 2006 joined the Channel Two television station as deputy director in charge of programming and special projects. Leshem also teaches media and communications at several academic institutions.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2008

Sunday, 2 March 2008

Written as the diary of the head of a commando team stationed at Beaufort during the last winter of Israeli occupation, Beaufort is a revolutionary and potent look at the triviality of war and death, and the courage it takes to put an end to it.  This is not a story of war, but of retreat.  This is a story with no enemy, only an amorphous entity that drops bombs from the skies.

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.