-Screening of clips of interviews with Emmanuel Levinas

-Screening of “The Confessions” a documentary by the filmmaker Ofra Bikel, Emmy Awards laureate

-Short video of Vaclav Havel, former Czech Republic president, on his relationship with Levinas’s philosophy at the time he was in prison during Communist regime

-Dr Michael Wygoda (Israel Ministry of Justice) on the status of confession in Jewish Law

-Dr Dalya Tsamriyon Hallak (Peres Academic Center) students’ readings of authentic texts written by people convicted on the basis of false confession

-Yosef Zohar: a reading of his letters to Levinas from Abu Kabir prison.

Evening in Hebrew - Moderator: Haim Zisowitz

Tickets price: 39 NIS to be purchased at

Tel Aviv CinemathequeShprintsak St 2, Tel Aviv-Yafo - Telephone: +972 (0)3-606-0800

Organized by Joelle Hansel, Yosef Zohar, David Hansel