” If a writer doesn’t do anything but give a new word to his language and, from there, maybe to other languages, I think that writer redefines the world. “


” American Jews are no longer a homogenous minority, we come in all colors and from all corners of the world. “


” My hope is that ‘The New World Haggadah’ will open a new world for readers who will see our heritage through a multilingual prism. I wanted to feature medieval and renaissance authors, resistance in World War II, crypto-Jews and activists during the Dirty War in Latin America, songs of protest, and songs of hope. “


” ‘The New World Haggadah’ is meant for American Jews in the 21st century. “


” Disinterring famous people has become a kind of sport in the Hispanic world. Before Cervantes, it happened to Evita, Che Guevara, Federico Garcia Lorca, and Pablo Neruda. “


” The running joke about the Premio Cervantes, the most coveted literary prize in the Spanish-speaking world, which was established by Spain’s Ministry of Culture in 1976, is that Cervantes himself wouldn’t have received it. This is because he was, in his heart, the most anti-Spanish of Spanish writers. “



All 6 Ilan Stavans Quotes about World in picture


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American Jews are no longer a homogenous minority, we come in all colors and from all corners of the world.


My hope is that

Disinterring famous people has become a kind of sport in the Hispanic world. Before Cervantes, it happened to Evita, Che Guevara, Federico Garcia Lorca, and Pablo Neruda.
The running joke about the Premio Cervantes, the most coveted literary prize in the Spanish-speaking world, which was established by Spain
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