The Arabs in Israel: The Inaudible Cry for Citizenship JCC Columbus


March 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Merav Livneh-Dill

70 Faces of Israel presents Sayed Kashua, Palestinian Novelist and Cultural Critic, for a public talk entitled “The Arabs in Israel: The Inaudible Cry for Citizenship”. Creator of Israeli TV Show “Arab Labor,” Kashua is a prominent author and journalist, born in Tira, Israel. As a Palestinian citizen of Israel, he writes in Hebrew and is known for his books and humorous columns in the Israeli newspapers. Kashua is the author of the essay collection Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life, and the novels Second Person Singular, winner of the prestigious Berstein Prize; Let It Be Morning, Shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; and Dancing Arabs, which was adapted into a film – “A Borrowed Identity”.