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Rachel Eytan

Rachel Eytan (1932-1987) was born in Tel Aviv. She spent part of her childhood in children's homes and later moved to a border kibbutz. She taught high school for four years, working closely with the children of new immigrants, and later was a journalist. Her short stories appeared in the daily press and in literary magazines. In 1967 she moved to New York where she continued to write. She became a professor of Hebrew and Yiddish literature and taught at Hofstra University. In 1966 her novel, The Fifth Heaven, was awarded the prestigious Brenner Prize.








Books Published in Hebrew
           
The Fifth Heaven (novel), Am Oved, 1962; 2012 [Ba-Raki'a Ha-Chamishi] 
Pleasures of Man (novel), Am Oved, 1974 [Shida Ve-Shidot]        

Books in Translation            
The Fifth Heaven            
English: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1985

























































































































 
Rachel Eytan

Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

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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)".
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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.
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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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