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National Library of Israel

Cultural Events at the National Library at 31.07.2017

Until 31.07.2017

Book, creation - A series of discussion sessions between writers who have been awarded a Pardes scholarship and guests.


First meeting:

What will they say? Shame and crossing borders in writing about sex.

Assaf Saadon, author of Once Upon a Time, hosted  by Tamar Mor Sela, author of the bestseller Irot

Wednesday, July 19, 19:00


Second meeting:

Take a book to the movies. Is a book merely a written film?

Eli Shmueli, author of Ishulim, hosts the director Eran Kolirin, winner of the Sapir Awards and filmmaker of "Beyond the Mountains and Hills," "Late Marriage" and more.

Thursday, July 20, 19:00


Third Meeting:

Celine Asayag, author of the book Opposite Cry, hosts her colleagues from the editorial staff of the magazine The Shack.

Sunday, July 23, 20:00


Fourth Session:

A lost people in the desert: Have the writers of Israel lost their social role?

Jonathan Berg, author of Five Minutes hosts writer and publicist Nir Baram

Sunday, July 30, 19:00

Admission is free of charge. Pre-registration on the National Library website.


Gallery Talk: Napoleon and the entrance of the printing press to the Middle East


In conjunction with the exhibition: Napoleon Was Here! Bonaparte's Journey to the Middle East 1798-1801Prof. Ami Ayalon, Tel Aviv University

Monday, July 24, 17:00

A guided tour of the exhibition at 17:00, followed by a conversation with Prof. Ayalon.

Admission is free of charge. Pre-registration on the National Library website.


Researcher at noon With Dr. Uri Melamed


I shall satiate you, my lover in a life of love - the life story and origins of Diwan Yemen from the National Library of Israel.

Dr. Uri Melamed, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Tuesday, July 25, 14:00

Admission is free of charge. Pre-registration on n on the National Library website.



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