Acclaimed Israeli author Amos Oz to visit Case Western Reserve University

Celebrated Israeli author and intellectual Amos Oz will visit Case Western Reserve University Nov. 2 for an informal conversation and lunch. Students, faculty and community members are invited to participate from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the 1914 Lounge at Thwing Center.

Considered the best-known novelist in Israel, Oz is the author of 18 fictional books and eight nonfiction works, including My Michael and A Tale of Love and Darkness.

Among his numerous international honors, he has been named Officer of Arts and Letters in France, and was the 1992 recipient of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. His name is regularly considered as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

A former visiting fellow at Oxford University, Oz teaches literature at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

This event is free for Case Western Reserve University students, faculty and staff.

Lunch will be provided by the Cleveland Hillel Foundation. Please RSVP to Gary Coleman at

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will sponsor Oz’s visit to Northeast Ohio.

For more information, contact Peter Haas, director of the Jewish Studies Program, at