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Ayelet Tsabari: The Art of Leaving

(Memoir, 336 pp. 2019)

This memoir in sixteen personal essays by a young woman, born in Israel to a large family of Yemeni descent, shares her vivid memories as she travels the world, from New York to India, searching for love, belonging, and an escape from grief following the early death of her father.

Discussion Questions from Minneapolis Jewish Life

Review from Kirkus Reviews

Review by Marcia Rudin, Reform Judaism

Review by Amy Spungen, Jewish Book Council, July 15, 2019

Review by Ellis Shuman, Times Of Israel, March 6, 2019

Zaman Collective interviews Ayelet Tsabari, July 20, 2020

Zehorit Heilicher interviews Ayelet Tsabari, Minneapolis Jewish Life, January 15, 2020

Jewish Women’s Archive interviews Ayelet Tsabari, March 25, 2019 (31 min. video)