LITERATURE d le l u i ed Apr h sc m Re fro
DORIT RABINYAN, Visiting Author
Presented by Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at CWRU Dorit Rabinyan was born in Israel to an Iranian-Jewish family. She is the recipient Itzhak Vinner Prize, the ACUM Award, The Prime Minister’s Prize and the Jewish Wingate Quarterly Award (London). Her first two novels Persian Brides and A Strand of a Thousand Pearls were both international best sellers and translated into fifteen languages. In 2014 Rabinyan published her third novel, All The Rivers, an immediate best seller in Israel. Named one of the ten best books of the year by Ha’aretz newspaper the novel was also awarded the prestigious Bernstein Award for Literature. Sponsored with support from the Jewish Federation’s Cleveland Israel Arts Connection
a program of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
ON LITERATURE AND CENSORSHIP: THE POLITICAL SCANDAL OF ALL THE RIVERS Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 7 pm Siegal Lifelong Learning Landmark Centre 25700 Science Park Drive, Beachwood
A love story and a war story, All the Rivers is a modern tale of love between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man. Bestselling author Dorit Rabinyan explores the forces that bind us and divide us, juggling places, times, seasons, cultures, and art forms. Rabinyan also speaks about finding herself at the center of a political scandal when her book was banned by Israel’s ministry of education from being taught at high schools.
AN INFORMAL HEBREW CONVERSATION Wednesday, October 30, 2019 @ 8 – 9:30 am Siegal Lifelong Learning Landmark Centre 25700 Science Park Drive, Beachwood
Please join us for an informal conversation in Hebrew and a light breakfast, with bestselling author, Dorit Rabinyan. Registration is required.
CONSIDERING LOVE AND MARRIAGE: LOOKING BACK ON PERSIAN BRIDES Wednesday, October 30, 2019 @ 10 am Siegal Lifelong Learning Landmark Centre 25700 Science Park Drive, Beachwood
When she was only 21 year’s old, Israeli bestselling author Dorit Rabinyan wrote her acclaimed novel, Persian Brides, which takes her readers into a fable of bittersweet desires – fulfilled and denied. Now, 25 years later, Rabinyan looks back on her youth and on the conscious and unconscious powers that informed her earlier work.
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Cleveland and Israel Arts Connection Brochure 2019 Fall Winter