Temple Beth Israel presents author Ruby Namdar

Temple Beth Israel presents author Ruby Namdar

Ruby Namdar, winner of the Sapir Prize, Israel’s highest literary award, will speak about his mesmerizing new novel, “The Ruined House,” at Temple Beth Israel on Monday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Set on the upper west side of Manhattan in the early 2000’s, “The Ruined House” follows Andrew Cohen, a successful and well-known professor at NYU, over the course of a year as his world unravels and he is forced to question all his beliefs.

Namdar was born, raised and educated in Jerusalem to a family of Iranian-Jewish heritage. His first book, “Haviv,” won the Ministry of Culture Award for Best First Publication. He is a scholar of biblical and Talmudic studies, and is presently teaching Jewish literature in Manhattan.

Temple Beth Israel is located at 1 Temple Drive in Port Washington.  For more information, call 516-767-1708 or go to www.tbiport.org.


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