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Events in Jerusalem

February 2011 Events at Tmol Shilshom

February 2011 Events at Tmol Shilshom at 27.02.2011

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Sunday feb 27th

Tmol Shilshom hosts a variety of literary events in February 2011

Tuesday February 1st at 19:00: Talking Poetry

An evening of poetry edited by Itai Akirab and Amir Menasheof.

In Hebrew.


Thursday February 3rd at 6pm: Elisa New reads from her novel JACOB'S CANE
: A Jewish Family's Journey from the Four Lands of Lithuania to the Ports of London and Baltimore - A Memoir in Five Generations

When Elisa New held her great-grandfather Jacob Levy's cane in her hands for the first time in 1997, its elegant, finely crafted design led her to realize for the first time that her family's story was not the standard coming-to-America tale she had long assumed.

The book's site:

In English.



Sunday February 6th at 19:00: Storyteller and writer Simha Siani will talk about her new anthology of folk tales from all around the world, The Woman and the Jackel's Moustache.

In Hebrew.


Tuesday February 8th at 19:00: Author Yoram Kaniuk will talk about his book 1948
which details his experience as a young soldier during the Independence War.

MC: Iva Abramovitz

In Hebrew.

About Kaniuk:


Sunday February 13th at 19:00: Knesset member and publicist Uri Orbach will talk with Dr. Aliza Lavie about her latest book, The Jewish Backpack
- A Bar Mitzva Trek in Jewish Communities. A mosaic of rituals, traditions, memories, prayers and stories about the concept of Bar Mitzva.

In Hebrew.

Aliza Lavie's website:


Monday February 21st at 19:00: Avirama Golan will talk about her new translation into Hebrew of A. A. Milne's The House at Pooh Corner

In Hebrew.


Tuesday February 22nd at 19:00: An evening with Yossi Gamzu.

Dedicated to his lyrical poetry and popular songs.

Music accompaniment and sing-along: Nava Spizer.

In Hebrew.

Admission: 40 NIS


Sunday February 27th at 19:00

Theater Director and puppeteer Naomi Yoeli will talk with author and artist Marit Ben Israel about Ben Israel's book Body Art and the Book of Internal Grammar: David Grossman Meets Vito Acconci

What are the relations between the novel and the radical body art of Acconci?

In Hebrew.

Open Hours

Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 to 2:00; Friday 8:00 to afternoon; Saturday motzaei Shabbat to 2:00


Yoel Salomon St. 5 (through the back alley)


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