The 25th Jerusalem International book Fair kicked off at THE Jerusalem International Convention Center (ICC) on Feb. 20 and closed on Feb. 25, 2011.
Mr. Shimon Peres, President of the State of Israel, Ms. Limor Livnat, Minister of Culture and Sport, Mr. Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem and Mr. Ian McEwan, the Prize Laureate attended in the opening ceremony and the presentation of Jerusalem Prize Award on Feb. 20, 2011.
This unique book fair was attended by about 1,200 publishers from 40 countries, and included Urim Books who displayed South Korean theologian Dr. Jaerock Lee‘s books, including the 20 language book of “The Way of Salvation,” the 12 language book of “Heaven and Hell,” and 8 language book, “My Life My Faith.”
ICC is meaningful site for author, Dr. Rev. Jaerock Lee, who led the “International Multi-Cultural Festival” there on Sept. 6-7, 2009.
On the first day of the festival, Dr. Lee preached a message about “God the Creator,” and on the second day (Sept. 7) “Why is Jesus Christ our only Savior?”, which is the main message of his theological book “Understanding the Message of the Cross of Jesus Christ” (ISBN: 978-8889127650, Destiny Image Europe).
The excellence of Urim Books‘ publishing and design works was confirmed by many visitors and the life-filled word of God written in Dr. Lee’s books impressed many at the book fair.
Urim Book‘s booth was attended by Mr. Hilik Bar, General Secretary of Labor Party, Israel, and many other honored visitors. Urim Books discussed the matter of publication and distribution of Dr. Jaerock Lee‘s books with many foreign publishers.
The U.S. Commerce Department offered an opportunity to exhibit in the U.S. Pavilion and helped match titles to publishers and distributors interested in purchasing U.S. rights and titles in Israel.
Dr. Lee’s “Heaven” (Strang Communications) was exhibited in the pavilion and gain exposure and direct access to key contacts in the region.
Dr. Lee is senior pastor of the Manmin Central Church in Seoul, South Korea, a 120,000-member international church which also has some 9,000 branch churches around the world and was recently named as one of the “Top 10 Most Influential Christian Leaders in 2009 and 2010” by the Christian Telegraph newspaper, based in Kiev, Ukraine.
Dr. Lee is also the author of the book, “The Power of God”(ISBN: 1-55452-254-4 (www.essencebookstore.com), and many other books.