The destiny brought me to the theatrical director Mikhail Lurye, the teacher of acting skills school in Tel Aviv. He involved me at dramatic art. Since then hard and hopelessly I am in love with a theater.
"Daily and hourly medical practice remind me of an extremity of our life. I try to yell to people. If today they understand that their lives end not in one thousand years, but in the nearest future, perhaps, they will stop being morons. In dramatic art I am interested in the inner dialogue of the person. This dialogue is ruthless and cruel. You can't lie to yourself. ".
I repatriated to Israel in 1988 from Leningrad. The diploma of the doctor and the specialty certificate «were nullified». I was constrained to study and take examinations – to confirm the diploma. For years of work in the large medical center, which for 50 percent is engaged with assistance to the wounded in road accidents and acts of terrorism and also during medical service in the Navy of Israel, the emotional baggage demanding an exit outside was collected. An abscess which should be revealed.
My first novel «Non-Russian Roulette» was the result of such an «operation». We published it under the title «The Reservist» in Russia. Then there were digests of stories. For two of them The Moscow Association of Writers awarded me with Chekhov Award.