Special Sub-Topic: Ephraim Kishon
|Where did Ephraim Kishon live?|
Israel. Kishon emigrated to Israel from Hungary in 1949. He passed away in 2005.
|Where was he born?|
Budapest. He was born in Budapest in 1924.
|Whats the name of his late wife?|
Sarah. Sarah Kishon, also known in his books as "the little wife", and who passed away in the year 2002, wrote a book herself about her husband in 1992.
|Which movie that Kishon directed was as an Oscar nominee (1965)? |
Salah. Salah, is the story of immigrants in 1949 Israel.
|Which of these was a play (and not a novel) by Ephraim Kishon?|
Oh Oh Juliet. "Unfair to Goliath" (1968), "The Fox in the Chicken Coop" (1972) and "Sorry We Won" (1967) are a few of his books. "Oh Oh Juliet", was not a book, but a play by Kishon.
|What's the name of Kishon's first born child?|
Amir. Amir, in Hebrew, means "bouquet".
|What was the name of his dog?|
Max. The opening to "My Family: Right or Wrong" -
"All of this is dedicated to my pet Max, who is the only one in my house that listens me".
|Ephraim Kishon is the most read Hebrew writer after the bible.|
t. And that's not a fair competition really...
|What was the name of the cafe Kishon usually sat in ?|
California. "California" is a cafe in the center of Tel Aviv. Even though "Paris" and "Manhattan" are also cafes there, and "Montana" is a famous ice-cream store in the town center too, only California is mentioned in his books as his hangout.
|Ephraim Kishon received the Nobel Prize for Literature.|
f. No. :-(
Someone on the board in Sweden isn't doing his/her job properly since this hardworking writer never got what he deserves.
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