Haim Watzman is a Jerusalem-based writer and translator. He has worked with many of Israel’s leading authors and scholars, including Shlomo Avineri, David Grossman, Hillel Cohen, Amos Oz, Tom Segev, and Yuval Noah Harari. His new book, Necessary Stories, is a collection of twenty-four of the best of the more than 140 short stories he has written over the last eleven years for his monthly column of that name, first in the biweekly magazine The Jerusalem Report and now in The Times of Israel. Haim Watzman is available to be booked for speaking engagements through Read On. Click here for more information.