Approaching Conflicts
Contexts, Perspectives, and Values in Israel Education

Etgar Keret

In an interview with Etgar Keret on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross, released June 16, 2015, Gross explores numerous personal subjects that relate to Keret's memoir, The Seven Good Years, the time between the birth of his son and the loss of his father.

The NY Times Sunday Book review featured Etgar Keret after the release of his book, The Seven Good Years: A Memoir. Published on July 9, 2015, the article provides insights into Etgar Keret as a writer, reader, Israeli, former IDF soldier, and peace seeker.  

This worksheet provides questions to guide learners through the Karet/Kashua exchange of letters. Ask your students to review them before they begin to read, and then take notes on their own reactions—surprise, humor, anger, etc.

This exchange of letters between Etgar Keret and Sayed Kashua is the first in a two-part series.