TiBE 台北國際書展 2/12-2/17, 2019

Israeli Author: Gil Hovav

19 January 2018 /
Gil Hovav is a leading culinary journalist and television personality who comes from one of the most respected families in the Jewish world. He is the great-grandson of Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, the reviver of the Hebrew language; the grandson of  Itamar Ben-Avi who began modern Hebrew journalism; and the son of Moshe & Drora Hovav, "founding members" of Israel's modern day public radio. He has published three best-selling novels all related to his family's colorful history, exposing with humor and emotion the Jerusalem of his childhood that no longer exists. He has lectured around the world about Wartime Cooking in JerusalemMy Great (and short) Grandfather Eliezer Ben Yehuda and Being Gay in Israel Today, and has led cooking demonstrations and seminars focusing on Israeli cuisine, combined with his unique personal stories.