Literature & Life: A Talk in Conversational Hebrew by Author, Avi Gvili, Took Place at Historic Temple Emanu-El in Staten Island, NY at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 22nd

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Avi Gvili, author of Life & Love & the Like: Stories from the Everyday, spoke to congregants of historic Temple Emanu-El on March 22nd about literature, its meaning for our lives and the relation to Judaism. The talk was given in English and conversational Hebrew.

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Literature and Life in conversational Hebrew.

Literature, life and Judaism intersected at historic Temple Emanu-El on March 22nd. Avi Gvili, author of Life & Love & the Like: Stories from the Everyday, discussed his collection of short stories to congregants of Temple Emanu-El in one of a series of culture events held at the temple. The discussion, which took place in English and conversational Hebrew, ranged from Avi Gvili's literary influences to the place of his birth, Israel, and what it means to him as a writer in NYC. Temple Emanu-El was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. Born in Israel and raised in New York City, Avi Gvili is an educator and the author of the young adult fantasy novel, Samson Turner & the Legend of Hercules. For more information amd to book events, please call 917-825-0390

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