The politics of writing in Israel is topic of talk at ODU

by | Mar 22, 2013 | What’s Happening

Sunday, April 14, 7 pm

Savyon Liebrecht, the Internationally known Israeli writer and a daughter of Holocaust survivors, will speak at Old Dominion University about the politics of writing in Israel today. In her novels, short stories and plays, Liebrecht writes about Holocaust survivors and their children, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, the Mizrakhi/ Ashkenazi disconnect, the secular/religious tension, as well as gender and aging issues.

Born in 1948 in Munich, Liebrecht moved to Israel when she was a child and is the winner of numerous awards.

The event takes place at the Batten Arts and Letters, Room 1012. Free parking next to the building, 43rd and Hampton Blvd. Refreshments served. RSVP to Farideh Goldin at