Ronit Matalon: Personal Matters: Cultural Boundaries East and West

When: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: JWST Seminar Room : 0142 Holzapfel Hall
Event Type(s): Lecture

The Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies presents: Ronit Matalon She is a bestselling writer and novelist in Israel. She was born to a family of Egyptian-Jewish descent and studies literature and philosophy at Tel Aviv University. Ms. Matalon has worked as a journalist for Israel television and for the daily Haaretz, covering Gaza and the West Bank during the First Intifada. She has also worked as a critic and book reviewer for Haaretz. She is currently a senior lecturer in Hebrew and comparative literature at Haifa University. Her children`s book; A Story that Begins with a Snake's Funeral has been made into a movie.

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