Memory Lane

70 years of Hebrew Literature

In preparation for Israel’s 70th Independence Day, we will meet once a month to examine  some of the relevant changes that have taken place in Israeli society in each of the decades since then. In each session, we will address a chosen topic in connection with a literary work that was published in a particular decade.

Ticket Price: 30 NIS I Price of the whole series (7 tickets): 195 NIS

Tickets may be purchased online or at our offices: +972-3-517-0358

  • Seventh Decade

Sunday, April 8 at 20:00 | Women and Writers

Author Yehudit Katzir in a conversation on women and feminism in their work.

  • Sixth Decade

Wednesday, March 21 at 20:00 | Love Wounds: Literature in the Nineteen Nineties and Mourning over the Loss of Meaning

Dr. Gadi Taub in a conversation on postmodernity and longing and the lost frameworks of meaning

  • Fifth Decade

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 20:00 | The Strawberry Girl

Author Savyon Liebrecht on her work and the attitude to the Holocaust from the 1980s

  • Fourth Decade

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 20:00 |  Partner or Enemy?

Author A.B. Yehoshua talks about the entry of the Israeli Arab into the literary text in his works.

  • Third Decade

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 20:00 | From Year to Year it Gets More Daring

Poet Noam Partom addresses the changes that have taken place in Hebrew poetry from the 1960s until today.

  • Second Decade:

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 at  20:00 | “Ballad of the Kibbutz”

Ran Tal, director of Children of the Sun, talks about the alternative family in the kibbutz.

  • First Decade:

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 20:00 | “He Walked through the Fields” – and Where Will He End Up?

Gabriel Bokobza will discuss masculinity in Israel – what has happened to the Israeli man from the establishment of the State until today.