20/07/2012 Published in Haaretz English edition. “Are we getting closer to the day when the Zionist left will begin to explain the need to end the occupation with arguments related to the history of the occupation?”

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17/01/2011 – Haaretz.  “Does literature today reflect the commercialism of the entertainment industry, or is it keeping a high standard and thus rendering itself obsolete? Lorin Stein, editor of The Paris Review, and Israeli writer Nir Baram compare notes.”

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The New York Times

September 9, 2013EN

06/05/2010 – Israelis and Palestinians Hail Writers and the Word, Just Not With One Another.

“The question that hovered at both festivals was how the reading of good books could make a difference. Nir Baram, a young Israeli writer who addressed the opening of the Israeli festival, offered an answer…”

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May 2010 – Address delivered on the opening night of the International Writers Festival in Jerusalem.

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01/05/2012 – Haaretz.

“Opening speakers must show their speeches to management in advance – in an effort to avoid a repeat of a 2010 speech that criticized Israel.”

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25/10/2011 – La Repubblica – Interview between Susanna Nirenstein and Nir Baram

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01/05/2011 – Der Standard

“Nir Baram is the shooting star of the young Israeli literature. Stefan Gmuender talked to him about realism, propaganda and political responsibility.”

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27/05/2011 – The Jerusalem Post

“About 20 prominent Israeli figures from the Left have recently signed an open letter to European leaders urging them to support the Palestinian bid for independent statehood from the United Nations in September.”

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03/05/2010 by Maya Sela.
“The Second International Writers Festival opened in Jerusalem last night, with author Nir Baram, representing the Israeli participants, imploring writers not to conceal disagreements.”

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02/08/2006 – Whereas 60 young Israeli writers are calling for a cease-fire, an older generation views this as a ‘war of no choice.’   By Shiri Lev-Ari

“This week a group of some 60 young literary personalities – authors, song writers, critics and editors – got together and published a letter calling for an immediate halt to the war in Lebanon. The letter is part of the beginning of a series of planned activities that will apparently continue during the meeting of the signatories – mainly members of Israeli literature’s younger generation – and may include a demonstration. Among the initiators of the letter, which was sent to Defense Minister Amir Peretz, Education Minister Yuli Tamir and others, are authors Shimon Adaf, Dudu Busi and Nir Baram.”

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27/01/2006 Dalia Karpel interviews Nir Baram following the publication of his third novel “The Remaker of Dreams”.

They discuss literature, childhood, memories and writing.

 

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Der Tagesspiegel – Interview

February 2, 2013DE

An interview  with Nir Baram – Der Tagesspiegel

“Israel is the bubble, Tel Aviv is authentic.”

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Süddeutsche Zeitung

January 1, 2013DE

Süddeutsche Zeitung

A conversation Between Nir Baram and the author A. B. Yehoshua.

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Frankfurter Rundschau

August 8, 2012DE

Nir Baram: „Ich möchte nicht in einem Ghetto leben“ / “I don’t want to live in a ghetto”

Interview for Frankfurter Rundschau

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