Featured Fellow


Simha Goldin

This week's Featured Fellow is Simha Goldin, Director of the Goldstein-Goren Diaspora Research Center at Tel Aviv University, and an Individual Fellow at the IIAS. We spoke to Simha about liturgical poetry, conversion, and 13th century feminism…

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yaniv iczkovits

Yaniv Iczkovits

Our first Featured Fellow is author and screenwriter Yaniv Iczkovits, this year's Artist in Residence at the IIAS. Yaniv has published four novels and one novella, winning multiple awards for his work, and has been nominated for this year's Sapir Prize for his most recent novel, 'Nobody Leaves Palo Alto'. He is now working on developing TV content based on his novels for Keshet and KI, Yes, Endemol Shine and more.

We took the chance to find out about what projects Yaniv is working on during his time at the IIAS, his journey to becoming an author, and his stint at the University of Oxford (plus some music recommendations).

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