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Yitzhak Bar-Yosef

Yitzhak Bar-Yosef was born in Tel Aviv in 1949. He graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with a BA in Jewish history and theater studies and an MA in comparative literature. He worked for many years as a journalist for Yedioth Ahronoth daily, and at present he works at Gnazim Institute in Tel Aviv. 
Bar-Yosef was awarded the Kugel Prize in 1995 and the Prime Minister’s Prize in 2002.

Yitzhak Bar-Yosef

Books Published in Hebrew

I Told It Already, Yehezkel (stories) , Keter, 1988 [Siparti Et Ze, Yehezkel]
War Room (novel), Keter, 1990 [Hadar-Milchama]
Venus (stories), Keter, 1992 [Venus]
Signs of Life (stories), Hakibbutz Hameuhad, Yedioth Ahronoth, 1994 [Simanei Hayim]
A Token of Love (novel) , Am Oved, 1995; Yedioth Ahronoth, 2007 [Mazkeret Ahava]
Life Will Be Good to You Too (stories), Am Oved, 1997 [Gam Lach Yihiye Tov Ba-Haim]
Neither by Day Nor by Night (novel), Am Oved, 2000 [Lo Ba-Yom Ve-Lo Ba-Layla]
When We Were Kissing (stories), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2006 [Kshe-Hitnashaknu]
What Yahly Wants (children), Am Oved, 2014 [Ma She-Yahly Rotza]

Books in Translation

Czech: Prague, Kontinenty, 2007
Serbian: Belgrade, Clio, forthcoming 




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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.
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Chana Bloch dies at 77
Chana Bloch, a revered poet and translator from Hebrew and Yiddish, has sadly passed away earlier this month. Among her many remarkable achievements is the wonderful translation of a collection of poems by Dahlia Ravikovitch​ (W. W. Norton & Company). Chana will be greatly missed.
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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.
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Dayan on feminism and writing
Following the release of "Transitions" in English, Yael Dayan talks to Lilith Magazine about her past aspirations and present pursuits. Click here to read the full interview.
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Gundar-Goshen's Op-Ed for Time
To mark the US publication of "Waking Lions" Ayelet Gundar-Goshen talks about the refugee crisis, internal walls and people behind them in the op-ed for Time. Click here to read the article.
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Semel on "Isra-Isle" for JBC
With the release of "Isra-Isle" earlier this month from Mandel Vilar Press, Nava Semel is guest blogging for the Jewish Book Council. Click here to read on how the idea behind the book came to being.
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