Deborah Lipstadt, Bari Weiss, Etgar Keret and Robert Alter all won top awards.
“When I was a clown,” Keret said, “my instinct was to refuse instruction.”
Justice Abella hails Etgar Keret as Israel’s “young Boswell’ at the Charles Bronfman Prize ceremony.
“Etgar in person is very much like he is on the page, always telling extremely short stories.”
Everything was wrong. And then everything was right again, at least in the room where Etgar Keret received the Charles Bronfman Prize.
(JTA) — The celebrated novelist Etgar Keret said he refrains from publishing some of his works in Hebrew to protect the privacy of his family, upon whom he bases some of his writing. Keret, who in 1996 received Israel’s Prime Minister Award for Literature, among other distinctions, revealed this during a talk last week before…
When Etgar Keret couldn’t make it to the London Jewish community center to appear with celebrity chef Yotam Ottolenghi and star Guardian columnist (and novelist) Jonathan Freedland he sent this video.
In spite of its brevity, Etgar Keret’s first memoir delivers some very big truths about the public and private lives of the Israeli author, and his society writ large.
With so many great films premiering at the Sundance Film Festival this week, it’s impossible to focus on them all. But it would be shame to miss “What Do We Have In Our Pockets,” a whimsical, endearing animated four-minute short by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Goran Dukic and based on a short story by Israeli writer Etgar Keret.
The narrowest house in the world, which will host Israeli writer Etgar Keret, was officially opened in Warsaw.