David Grossman and Melanie Phillips headline the next Jerusalem events in the Times of Israel Presents series. The new series of live interviews, films and theater presentations — all in English — have attracted over 1,000 people since they were launched in February.

Some of the biggest names in Israeli public life are set to appear at future events. Hundreds of The Times of Israel readers have joined the priority booking list. To join, simply send an email with the word “subscribe” to events@timesofisrael.com

NOW BOOKING:
March 20: “THE CITY”
On Monday, March 20, the Incubator Theater’s acclaimed hip-hop opera “The City” — a popular sellout show in its Hebrew original — will be performed in English at Beit Mazia in central Jerusalem.

“The play tells a classic noir tale of private detective Joe meeting a mysterious woman who convinces him to investigate her sister’s strange disappearance,” reports Jessica Steinberg.
Tickets are available HERE

Melanie Phillips. (Courtesy)

Melanie Phillips. (Courtesy)

March 26: MELANIE PHILLIPS
On Sunday, March 26, we continue our series of live interviews at the Hirsch Theater, Beit Shmuel. “Londonistan” author Melanie Phillips, the hard-hitting columnist for The Times of London, The Jerusalem Post and the Jewish Chronicle, and regular panelist on BBC’s “Question Time” and “The Moral Maze,” will be in conversation with Matthew Kalman. Books will be available for purchase and signing by the author, courtesy of Katamon Books.
8:00 p.m., Hirsch Theater, Beit Shmuel
50 NIS advance (60 at the door — cash only)
Tickets are available HERE

Adam Lebor. (Courtesy)

Adam Lebor. (Courtesy)

Personal Pages: Meet the Author at the Tower of David

Two spy novelists are our first guests in a series of monthly conversations between authors at The Tower of David, beginning Tuesday, March 28.

Mishka Ben-David. (Daniel Chechik)

Mishka Ben-David. (Daniel Chechik)

March 28: ADAM LEBOR writes for the Economist from Budapest. He is the author of several acclaimed non-fiction books including “Hitler’s Secret Bankers,” “Tower of Basel” and “City of Oranges” about Jaffa. He now writes thrillers featuring the former Mossad agent Yael Azoulay. The latest is “The Reykjavik Assignment.”
MISHKA BEN-DAVID is a former Mossad agent who lives outside Jerusalem and is the author of 15 books. His spy thrillers include “Duet in Beirut,” “Forbidden Love in St. Petersburg,” and “Final Stop: Algiers.”
Books will be available for purchase and signing by the authors, courtesy of Katamon Books.
7:30 p.m., March 28, Crusaders’ Hall,
Tower of David, Jaffa Gate
50 NIS
For more details, send an email with the word “Authors” to events@timesofisrael.com

April 2: DAVID GROSSMAN
On Sunday, April 2, Israel’s internationally-acclaimed man of letters will be interviewed live on stage by writer Benjamin Balint about his life, his career and his new novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar.” Books will be available for purchase and signing by the author, courtesy of Katamon Books.

David Grossman in 2007 (Photo: cc by Whistling in the Dark)

David Grossman in 2007 (Photo: cc by Whistling in the Dark)

8:00 p.m., Hirsch Theater, Bet Shmuel
50 NIS advance (60 at the door – cash only)
Tickets available HERE

To order advance copies of books from any of the authors, email: Katamonbooks@gmail.com

SAVE THE DATE
April 25: Authors at the Tower of David
Matti Friedman and Haim Watzman

May 7: Natan Sharansky at Beit Shmuel

May 21: Nitsana Darshan-Leitner at Beit Shmuel

May 28: Michael Oren at Beit Shmuel

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