Departures Arrivals: Anne Xu Followed Amos Oz All the Way From Newcastle to Israel

Tamara and Yahel, 8 and 6, don't mind flying alone as long as Yizhar Cohen's songs are playing.

Anne Xu, 24, translation student, studying in Newcastle, England; flying to London

Can I ask what you did in Israel?

“I came because of Amos Oz. He once gave a talk at my university, in Newcastle, and what he said impressed me very much and made me want to read books by him. The first one I read was ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness.’”

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