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Gerda Cohen

Gerda Cohen (1920-2009) was born in Brambauer, a suburb of Dortmund, Germany, and immigrated to pre-state Israel in 1938. She lived in Kibbutz Elon in northern Israel. Cohen published books for children and youth, an autobiographical trilogy, a biography, two plays for children and two cookbooks of kibbutz food. In 1982 she was awarded the Ashman Prize for one of her short stories for children. 

Gerda Cohen

Books Published in Hebrew

Gerda and Felix (youth) , Sifriat Poalim, 1995 [Yalda Meʹohevet]

Books in Translation

Our new Spring 2019 catalogue of new books is up.
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"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!
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