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Shmuel Thomas Huppert

Shmuel Thomas Huppert (1936-2006) literary editor and children`s and adult author, was born in Tesin, Czechoslovakia. During World War II, he hid with his family in a Polish village and was later incarcerated in the Zasow Ghetto and in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. He immigrated to pre-state Israel with his mother in 1945. Huppert studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and had a PhD in Hebrew literature. He taught at a Jerusalem high school, and served as senior editor (and later head) of the literature section at Kol Israel, Israel Radio, from 1965 until his retirement in 2001. Huppert published two books for adults and five for children. He was awarded the Ze`ev Prize in 1973.

Shmuel Thomas Huppert

Books Published in Hebrew

Giraffes in Jerusalem (children-picture bk) , Keter, 1988 [Ha-Girafa Afa]

Books in Translation

Lions in Jerusalem
Russian: Jerusalem, Aliya, 1988

Did I See Anne Frank? (stories)
German: Gerlingen, Bleicher Verlag, 1999

"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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