Ruby Namdar, Sapir prize winner, talks about his book – The ruined house

I would like to invite you to a talk and conversation with the New York-based Israeli writer Ruby Namdar. Namdar is the winner of the 2015 “Sapir Prize” for Hebrew Literature

His book, “The ruined House”, tells the story of a successful professor of comparative cultural studies in New York, Andrew Cohen, who is experiencing a serious midlife crisis, and sees visions of the big priest, Ha-Cohen Ha-Gadol, the Holy temple in Jerusalem, and the ruined house

The story takes place outside of Israel, yet is written in Hebrew. Namdar will read from his book and will discuss writing in Hebrew when living abroad


The talk is in English; the discussion will be moderated by the author, poet and journalist, Mati Shemuelof

Books by Ruby Namdar (in Hebrew) are available for purchase

Location: Acud theater, Berlin
Time: April30, 8pm
Hosted by Michal Zamir – Hebrew Library Berlin
Entrance fee: 5 Euro


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