Thursday, Nov. 17 at 4:00 pm: “The Mother Who Sends Her Son to War” with Rachel Tzvia Back
On Thursday, Nov. 17 at 4:00 pm in the Wormser Room, Rachel Tzvia Back will be giving a talk entitled “The Mother Who Sends Her Son to War”.
Israel of 2016 has become, in profound and disturbing ways, a nation that has wandered far from its original values and vision. Through poetry and personal framings, Israeli poet Rachel Back discusses the particular dilemmas and conflicts of life in Israel today.
Rachel Tzvia Back is a poet, translator, professor of literature, and peace activist. She resides in the Galilee, where her great great great grandfather settled in the 1830s.