All posts tagged Arnold Zable

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Zable’s book makes shortlist

Author Arnold Zable’s latest book The Fighter based on the life of Australian Jewish boxing legend Henry Nissen, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.

A fighter’s extraordinary story

Acclaimed writer Arnold Zable has based his latest book, The Fighter: A True Story, on the extraordinary life of Australian Jewish boxing legend Henry Nissen.

Yiddish with an Aussie accent

THE Yiddish language has been around for 1000 years in Europe, but it was in Melbourne – regarded by some newly arrived migrants as “ek velt”, Yiddish for “at the

Scheherazade takes centre stage

CAFE Scheherazade, the iconic St Kilda eatery that was an integral part of Acland Street for half-a-century, is about to get a new lease of life on the stage. Therese […]