The Art of Leaving: A Conversation with Ayelet Tsabari
Ayelet Tsabari's memoir, “The Art of Leaving”, traces Tsabari’s journey from her childhood home on the outskirts of Tel Aviv to Vancouver and Toronto — and from her native Hebrew to her adopted English — alongside the story of her grandparents’ migration from Yemen to the land of Israel in the 1930s. An astute observer of lives of Mizrahi Jews in Israel and beyond in her award-winning short story collection “The Best Place on Earth” (2016), in “The Art of Leaving” Tsabari delivers a powerful coming-of-age story that reflects on identity and belonging and explores themes of family and home — both inherited and chosen.
Please note that our event with Ayelet Tsabari is the first of a 4-part Israeli author series and we will feature Ayelet Gundar Goshen (“The Wolf Hunt”) on October 3rd, Eshkol Nevo (“Inside Information”) on November 7th and Etgar Keret on December 5th.
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Sponsor: Orange County Community Scholar Program (CSP)