The Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Art Series will kick off this year with Etgar Keret, one of Israel's leading authors and storytellers. He will be speaking here about his memoir, THE SEVEN GOOD YEARS, which chronicles the 7 years from the birth of his son to the death of his father. He was recently awarded the $100,00. Charles Bronfman prize "in recognition of his work conveying Jewish values across cultures and imparting a humanitarian vision throughout the world." His works have been translated into 41 languages and have been featured on NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, The Paris Review and Zoetrope.