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Reviving Israel’s Mizrahi Roots Through Poetry

March 22, 2018

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Dr. Hadas Shabat-Nadir explains how Mizrahi literature and culture is being recognized and appreciated today.

Literary Giant Aharon Appelfeld Dies at 85

January 5, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

Giving a vivid voice to the Holocaust, his writings are housed in BGU’s Hebrew literature archive.

Etgar Keret Awarded Bronfman Prize

July 1, 2016

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Social Sciences & Humanities

The celebrated author and BGU educator is recognized for his contribution to expressing humanitarian values.

BGU Prof. Among Those Accepted Into Royal Spanish Academy

December 9, 2015

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Social Sciences & Humanities

This marks the first time the prestigious institution acknowledges experts in Sephardic Jewry.

Saving the Sounds and Laughter of Sarajevo

March 20, 2015

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Dr. Eli Papo discusses how the Partisan Haggadah uses humor to put a human face on the Holocaust.

Nidaa Khoury’s Verses from a Christian Arab Village

March 16, 2015

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Poet and BGU senior lecturer, Nidaa Khoury, featured on TLV1 Radio's Israel in Translation program.

Shimon Adaf’s Songs of Sderot

February 4, 2015

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

The poetry of Shimon Adar, head of BGU's Hebrew-language creative writing program, is featured on TLV1 radio.

Rave Reviews for Retired BGU Professor’s Novel

August 11, 2014

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Mary Gordon reviews Prof. Emeritus Aharon Appelfeld's book, "Suddenly, Love," the story of an elderly man in Jerusalem.

Amos Oz Literature Initiative Launched in Arad

June 24, 2014

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Press Releases

The program will engage the Negev town in literature, providing discussions, conferences and prizes.