Berlin, May 29, 2017 – When learning Hebrew online we also learn about Amos Oz, Israel’s most famous living writer, novelist, journalist and intellectual. On May 26, Amos Oz received the prestigious Abraham Geiger Award in Berlin, Germany.
According to Rabbi Walter Homolka, the president of the Abraham Geiger College for Jewish Studies in Potsdam, near Berlin, Oz believes that we have the ability to make the world a better place. Amos Oz is fighting for openness, tolerance, and freedom by supporting pluralism in Judaism.
The Israeli ambassador in Berlin, Yaakov Hadas-Handelsman, mentioned that with his literary masterpieces Amos Oz opens the door to new perspectives in Germany. Amos Oz is also a Hebrew literature professor at the Ben-Gurion University in Beer Sheva, a fact that is interesting to students learning Hebrew online.