My Wild Garden: Notes from a Writer’s Eden with Meir Shalev

by | Oct 21, 2021 | What’s Happening

Sunday, November 21, 2 pm, online

Israeli native Meir Shalev, who has written multiple best sellers, translated into more than 20 languages, will discuss his newest book, My Wild Garden: Notes from a Writer’s Eden. A series of essays, Shalev explores his garden, curiosity about land, and the joy life can bring.

This book is filled with anecdotes and humor that all readers will enjoy. Together with the Chrysler Museum of Art’s book club, and inspired by Israel Today’s Dafna Kaffeman’s exhibit at the Chrysler Museum, Shalev will speak from Israel about his thoughts about the beauty of natural world.

Presented by the Jewish Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Simon Family JCC, Embassy of Israel and Community Partners’ 11th Annual Israel Today Series, as part of the Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival.

Free and open to the community, RSVP (required) at or visit to learn more about the Chrysler Museum of Art’s exhibit by Dafna Kaffeman and the surrounding events.