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Nira Harel
AGE: 3-6

"Once upon a time there was a boy named Noah, but everyone called him Noah-No-Brain." This the beginning of Nira Harel`s book about a talented boy who spent all of his spare time on one single hobby: automobiles. He knew all the different types of cars, his room was full of toy cars, and when he was asked to draw, he of course drew cars. But people around him didn`t appreciate his skill. Until one day he got to prove it! That day, while Noah was waiting for his father outside a store, he saw a car crash into a motorcycle and then drive off. The motorcyclist was thrown onto the road. People rushed to him, and after an ambulance took him to the hospital, the police questioned people about the accident. Everyone started talking at the same time. But nobody could actually describe the car until a small boy piped up. He knew the make of the car, its color and even the first two digits of its registration number. Yes, that was Noah! And the information that he gave the police led straight to the hit-and-run driver.
Since then, everyone knows that there`s a smart kid living in the neighborhood, and his name is Noah!

Illustrations: Omer Hoffmann

Harel_Noah No Brain
Title Noah-No-Brain
Author’s Last Name Harel
Author's First Name Nira
Genre children-picture bk
Year of Publication (Hebrew) 1977
Publisher 2 (Hebrew) Ha'etgar
Year of Publication 2 (Hebrew) 1985
Publisher 3 (Hebrew) Hakibbutz Hameuchad
Year of Publication 3 (Hebrew) 2011
No. Pages 24 pp.
Book title - Hebrew (phonetic) Noʹah Bli Moah
Representation Represented by ITHL


"An original, extraordinary book" The Brenner prize committee
Congratulations to Noga Albalach, winner of the 2018 Brenner prize for her book "The Old Man (Farewell)".
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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