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Past EventsSunday, February 28

Hebrew Language Session

Alon Hilu
Tomer Kerman
Amichai Shalev
Chair: Avi Pitchon

שלושת הסופרים הישראלים שהם גם מחברי רבי מכר וזוכי פרסים, ישתתפו בדיון עם יד על הדופק של התרבות הישראלית העכשוית שיבחן את רוח התקופה מהשולים של תרבות הנגד ועד המיינסטרים הספרותי. העיתונאי והסופר ניר ברעם, הסופר והעורך תומר קרמן והסופר אלון חילו, ואליהם יצטרף מבקר התרבות, אבי פיטשון

Alon Hilu was born in Jaffa. His first novel, the prize-winning, Death of the Monk, concerned the Damascus affair. His recent, The House of Rajani, is set in Jaffa in 1895 and won the 2009 Sapir Prize.   

Tomer Kerman is the author or co-author of seven children and humor books. Editor of translated fiction and translating children books for Kinneret-Zmora-Bitan Publishers and formerly Gvanim Publishers. Wrote for 20 years for the newspaper satire section Davar-Acher.

Amichai Shalev will publish his second novel soon. He is also the literary editor of Ynet, Israel's biggest website.

Avi Pitchon is an independent curator, journalist, artist and critic.


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