Performance to celebrate the life, poetry of Yehuda Amichai, Oct. 24

The campus community is invited to attend A Man in His Life: Reflections on the Poetry of Yehuda Amichai by His Daughter, Emanuella, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Laura & Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program’s Beachwood facility.

The show is a musical and theatrical journey based on the poetry of Yehuda Amichai and incorporates poetry reading, theatrical scenes based on Amichai’s poems, personal stories and biographical turning points in his life. These pivotal moments include his childhood in Germany, coming to Israel as a child, his recruitment to the Palmach, his life in Jerusalem, the loves of his life, his thoughts about writing and more.

The performance also includes musical performances of Amichai’s poems, written by famous Israeli musicians, as well as new musical compositions of Amichai’s poetry written especially for the show. Emanuella Amichai, Amichai’s daughter, will read poems and share with the audience personal stories and memories of living with her father.

This event is sponsored by the Laura & Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program. Tickets are $18 online in advance or $25 at the door. For more information, contact 216.368.2091 or