The words going forth from Jerusalem
The Jerusalem International Book Fair turns 50 this year, and adjusts to life without its longtime leader Zev Birger. Fair number 25 offers the book-loving public numerous opportunities to be exposed to writers who are very far from being the usual suspects.
Two thousand and thirteen marks both a landmark and a watershed moment for the Jerusalem International Book Fair. A landmark, because the biennial fair, which opens on Sunday night and runs through Friday morning (February 10-15) at the Jerusalem International Convention Center, is celebrating 50 years since its establishment; and a watershed, because this will be the first fair since the death of Zev Birger,...
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