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Haim Assa

Haim Assa was born in Givat Shmuel, near Tel Aviv, in 1949, and still lives there today. He has an MSc in systems analysis from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. After working for five years as strategic adviser to the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Assa founded a hi-tech company, which he manages. Assa's novel, Dance of the Spirit, was adapted for the stage and was performed at the Acre Alternative Theater Festival.

Haim Assa

Books Published in Hebrew

Dance of the Spirit (novella), Kinneret, 1984 [Mehol Ha-Ruach]
Ina G. (novella), Kinneret, 1987 [Ina Gʹ]
Letters to a Tyrant (novella) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1993 [Michtav Le-Aritz]
Essentiality, (non-fiction), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1995 [Hiuniut]
A Revolution of Opportunuties (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2001 [Mahapechat Ha-Hizdamnuiot]
Diffused Warfare [with Yedidia Yaʹari] (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2005 [Lochama Mevuzeret]
Marx & Nietzsche in the Tahrir Circle (non-fiction), Dror Lanefesh, 2013 [Kshe-Marx Ve-Nietzsche Nifgeshu Be-Chikar Tahrir]
A Different Battle: A New Concept for Modern Warfare [with Yedidia Ya'ari] (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2014 [Lilchom Acheret: Tfisat Ha-Lechima Ha-Chadasha: Ekronot Ha-Timrun Ha-Mevuzar]. Ext. & upd. ed. of Diffused Warfare, above
Strangers to Themselves: The History of Humanity as a Revolution of the Consciousness (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2017 [Zarim Le-Atzmam: Ha-Historya Ha-Enoshit Ke-Mahapecha Toda'atit]

Books in Translation

Diffused Warfare 
English: Haifa, University of Haifa, 2007

When Marx Meets Nietzsche in Cyberspace: Revolutionary Praxis and the Will to Power in Twenty-First- Century Revolution
English: Tel Aviv, Contento De Semrik, 2014

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

Congratulations to Zeruya Shalev and Shifra Horn for receiving the 2017 Adei Wizo Prize.

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award! The books on the longlist are selected by 400 libraries worldwide. Titles are nominated on the basis of ‘high literary merit’ as determined by the nominating library.
The second edition of the Letters of Israel festival will take place in Paris from September 8 to 18, 2017
After the success of its first edition, the Lettres d'Israël festival is gaining momentum, with an enriched program: meetings, conversations, readings , Theater, major authors and discoveries. Zeruya Shalev, Orly Castel-bloom, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Iris Argaman, and many more will participate. Click here for the full program:
Call for application: Artists in Residence Programme in Austria. Please note the deadline: September 18th, 2017.
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies to visual artists / art photographers / composers / video and media artists / writers / literary translators and arts and cultural educators in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2018. For more details:
Yizhak Mayer: "Meet the Author" Event
Ambassador Yizhak Mayer, author of the moving book “Silent Letter” will hold a “meet the author” event in Netanya. For further info about the event: And for more details about the title click here:
ITHL director on Grossman's win
"Grossman winning is not only his own achievement, but the achievement of the Hebrew literature as a whole", - Nilli Cohen on the first Hebrew author to receive Man Booker International Prize. Click here for the full article in Hebrew.
Yitzchak Mayer's personal website goes live
English edition of Yitzchak Mayer's amazing "Silent Letter" is about to come out with Mosaic Press. Learn more about the author's incredible life story on his brand new website.
MHL - New webzine starting soon!