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Yuval Elbashan

Lawyer and social activist Yuval Elbashan was born in Israel in 1969. He studied law at Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He co-founded and was deputy director of Yedid, a network of citizens' rights centers in underprivileged neighborhoods. In 2003, he also established the Human Rights Center for clinical legal education in the law faculty of the Hebrew University. Elbashan has lectured widely in Israel and abroad on poverty and the law; he is senior lecturer at the Hebrew University, advisor on social rights to the Labor Party and writes a weekly column in Maariv. At present, he is Dean for Social Development at Ono Academic College. Elbashan is the author of books on human rights, poverty and the law - his latest (2005) is a set text in all Israeli law faculties - and he also writes essays for the daily Haaretz. In 2005 he has been selected one of the ten most influential people in Israel for his work on human and social rights. Elbashan has beeb awarded the Book Publishers Association's Gold Prize for Forever Flora (2009), the Book Publishers Association's Platinum Prize for The Massada Case (2013) and the Yad Vashem Prize for Unfinished Story (2014). 

Yuval Elbashan

Books Published in Hebrew

Yesterday They Finished Trimming the Bushes, (poetry), Martef 29/ Eked, 1994 [Etmol Siymu Ligzom Et Ha-Sichim]
Criminal Law in Light of Amendment 39 to Israelʹs Criminal Statutes [with Shachar Eldar] (non-fiction), Tovim, 1996; Etika, 1996 [Dinei Onashin: Be-Ikvot Tikun Mispar 39 Le-Chok Ha-Onashin]
Strangers in the Realm of the Law: Access to Justice in Israel (non-fiction), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2005 [Zarim Ba-Mishpat: Negishut Le-Tzedek Be-Israel]
Forever Flora (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2009 [Tamid Flora]
Peanut the Mouse and the Cruel Glue (children-picture bk) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2010 [Boten Ha-Achbar Ve-Ha-Devek Ha-Achzar]
Unfinished Story (youth) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2011 [Sipu - Sipur Lo Gamur]
The Masada Case (suspense), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2012 [Tik Metzada]
Attorneys of the Exploited (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2014 [Praklitei Ha-Ashukim]
Five (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2016 [Chamisha]

Books in Translation

"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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