Between Love and Obsession: Behind the Scenes of Israeli Mythology

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Photo of Ayelet Gundar-Goshen sitting in front of a window
Visiting faculty member in Jewish Studies Ayelet Gundar-Goshen talks about her debut novel, One Night, Markovitch. Free to $5.
Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
Contemporary Jewish Museum, Department of Jewish Studies
Contemporary Jewish Museum
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Gundar-Goshen is the author of Waking Lions, a bestselling novel in Europe and Israel and released in 2017 in the United States to outstanding reviews. The New York Times included the book in its 2017 list of 100 notable books. She won the Sapir Prize for Debut Fiction in 2012 for One Night, Markovitch. It also won the Adei Vizo Prize in both France and Italy and has been translated to 15 languages. Gundar-Goshen’s film and television screenplays have also won international recognition. She is teaching this semester at San Francisco State University as part of the national Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist Program.


Photo courtesy of Schusterman Visiting Artists