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Short Stories from Contemporary Israel: Jerusalem Beach by Iddo Gefen

November 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am

Gilman Hall 208, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

Stories from Contemporary Israel by the young author Iddo Gefen. Why does a young writer choose to write about an 80-year-old man who joins the army, how does the Israeli tech industry influence some of the characters of the book, and is there a real beach in Jerusalem? A dive into the stories behind the Jerusalem Beach and the writing process, giving a glimpse into contemporary Israel and the young generation living in it.

Contact: Mirit Bessire (

Sponsored by the Stulman Program in Jewish Studies