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Amnon Dankner

Amnon Dankner (1946-2013) was born in Jerusalem. He graduated in law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. After holding a senior position in the Jewish Agency, he began a career in journalism at the daily Haaretz, where he became a popular columnist. Dankner also anchored a well-known political TV program "Popolitica," and served as editor-in-chief of Maariv, one of the mass-circulation dailies in Israel. Dankner published novels, collections of short stories and several non-fiction books.

Amnon Dankner

Books Published in Hebrew

Donʹt Shoot the President (suspense), Zmora-Bitan/ Modan, 1980 [Al Tiru Ba-Nasi]
Berman, Why Did You Do That to Me (stories), Adam, 1982 [Berman, Lama Asita Li Et Zeh?]
Looking for Goelman (stories), Zmora-Bitan, 1986 [Mechapsim Et Goelman]
Africa, Africa [with Tamar Golan] (non-fiction), Sifriat Maariv, 1988 [Afrika, Afrika]
Three in the Sealed Room [with Amnon Levy & Ron Maiberg] (non-fiction), Kinneret, 1991 [Shlosha Be-Mamat Echad]
Dahn Ben Amotz: A Biography (non-fiction), Keter/ Sifriat Zagagi, 1992 [Dan Ben Amotz: Biografya]
Shermanʹs Winter (suspense), Keter, 1996 [Sherman Ba-Choref]
The Summer of Rina Oster (stories), Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 1996 [Ha-Kayitz Shel Rina Oster]
Where We Were and What We Did: An Israeli Lexicon of the 1950s and 60s [with David Tartakover], Keter, 1996 [Eifo Hayinu U-Ma Asinu: Otzar Shnot Ha-Chamishim Ve-Hashishim]
The Neighbourʹs Pesto (humor), Keter, 1997 [Ha-Pesto Shel Ha-Shachen Yarok Yoter]
The Zionist Comic Book [with Amram Prat] (humor), Yedioth Ahronoth, 1998 [Sefer Ha-Komiks Ha-Tziyoni]
The Boneless (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 2002 [Ha-Ish Lelo Atzamot]
Aunt Eva - His Nights and Days (novel) , Achuzat Bayit, 2008 [Yamav Ve-Leilotav Shel Ha-Doda Eva]
Abel Gagin’s Magic Touch (stories) , Achuzat Bayit, 2011 [Maga Ha-Kesem Shel Abel Gagin]

Books in Translation

NEWS

Professional program of literary translation 2018 September 3rd - November 11th - CITL of Arles (France) November 22 - 27 - Tel Aviv (Israel) Deadline for filing applications with the CITL: Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Details in the link below
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Call for applications English speakers: Stay culture in Paris (deadline: June 12th, 2018)
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Congratulations to Sami Berdugo and Shoham Smith, recipients of the 2018 Bialik Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Israel!

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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!
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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, birkenhauer@013.net and Gadi Goldberg, gadi.goldberg@gmail.com
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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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