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        2/6/2013, Shevat 26, 5773

      50th Annual Jerusalem Book Fair


      The 50th annual Jerusalem International Book Fair will open on Sunday. Guest speakers will include President Shimon Peres, Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, who will present Spanish author Antonio Molina with the 2013 Jerusalem Prize. The Jerusalem Prize has been previously awarded to 25 authors, five of whom subsequently received the Nobel Prize in Literature.
       
      The opening event of the book week will be Sunday, February 10th at 6:00PM at Binyanei HaUmah - the Jerusalem International Convention Center.