NLI USA Signature Speakers Series & Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature
Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature

Incubating Ideas: The Intimate Written Word and its Role in Social Change

Gal Beckerman and Dr. Raquel Ukeles

Acclaimed author Gal Beckerman, in conversation with NLI’s Dr. Raquel Ukeles, will explore the unique contributions of letters, manifestos, newspapers and zines in understanding history and the development of social movements.

Gal Beckerman is the senior editor for books at The Atlantic. A former editor at the New York Times Book Review, he is a winner of the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature for “When They Come for Us, We’ll Be Gone”. His book also won a National Jewish Book Award and was named the best book of the year by The New Yorker and The Washington Post. His most recent book, “The Quiet Before”, launched in 2022.

Dr. Raquel Ukeles is the Head of Collections at the National Library of Israel. She is responsible for the overall development of all the Library’s collections and for digital, cultural, and educational initiatives based on the collections. She has published and taught on a wide array of subjects related to comparative Jewish and Islamic traditions, and on historical currents that shape Israeli society.

Tue
22.3.2022
22
ב
Mar
19:00
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Zoom
ללא תשלום
Free

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NLI USA Signature Speakers Series & Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature

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NLI USA Signature Speakers Series
Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature

Incubating Ideas: The Intimate Written Word and its Role in Social Change

Gal Beckerman and Dr. Raquel Ukeles

Acclaimed author Gal Beckerman, in conversation with NLI’s Dr. Raquel Ukeles, will explore the unique contributions of letters, manifestos, newspapers and zines in understanding history and the development of social movements.

Gal Beckerman is the senior editor for books at The Atlantic. A former editor at the New York Times Book Review, he is a winner of the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature for “When They Come for Us, We’ll Be Gone”. His book also won a National Jewish Book Award and was named the best book of the year by The New Yorker and The Washington Post. His most recent book, “The Quiet Before”, launched in 2022.

Dr. Raquel Ukeles is the Head of Collections at the National Library of Israel. She is responsible for the overall development of all the Library’s collections and for digital, cultural, and educational initiatives based on the collections. She has published and taught on a wide array of subjects related to comparative Jewish and Islamic traditions, and on historical currents that shape Israeli society.

Tue
22.3.2022
19:00
Online Event
Zoom
Free of charge
Free

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