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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

Residencies in Vienna and Salzburg
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery offers 50 residencies in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2019. Applications can be submitted for literature, literature for children and young adults and literary translations. Please note the deadline of September 30th, 2018.
Call for applications English speakers: Stay culture in Paris (deadline: June 12th, 2018)
Details in the attached link
Congratulations to Sami Berdugo and Shoham Smith, recipients of the 2018 Bialik Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Israel!

The Ministry of Culture and Sport announced the names of the winners of the Arik Einstein Veterans Artists Prize.
A prize of 50,000 NIS was given to each of the 21 artists who worked and are still working to promote Israeli culture in various fields -Music, dance, theater, plastic arts, cinema and literature. In the literature category the winners were Ronny Someck, Jacob Buchan and Shlomit Cohen-Assif. Also, Anat Masiach is among the recipient of the prize for debut literary works. Congratulations!
The fourth German-Hebrew/Hebrew-German translation workshop November 4th to 10th, 2018 Beit Ben-Yehuda, Jerusalem
After workshops in Berlin, Jerusalem and Straelen, the workshop will return to Jerusalem this spring. This workshop will focus on the participants translations. These are unfinished translations that have not yet been published. These will be sent to all participants. The workshop is open to 10 participants and is intended for literary translators with experience and publications. Workshop facilitators: Anne Birkenhauer and Gadi Goldberg Prerequisites: At least one published translation Duration: November 4th 2018 until November 10th, 2018 Location: Beit Ben-Yehuda, 28 Ein Gedi St., 93383 Jerusalem Participation fee: Participation (Accommodation and meals) is free of charge. Travel / flight expenses will be refunded. For more details and for the documents required for submitting application: Anne Birkenhauer, and Gadi Goldberg,
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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