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Daniel Horowitz

Daniel Horowitz, playwright, director and screenwriter, was born in Pardes Hanna, Israel, in 1941. He earned his BA in philosophy and Hebrew literature from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his MA in theater studies from Tel Aviv University, where he was a lecturer. Since 1995 he teaches in the School of Theater Arts of the Kibbutzim College. He also works as a director in Italy. His plays have been produced in major theaters in Israel, as well as in the USA, italy, France and Germany. Among his awqrds: The Baratz Award for Awakening (1972), the Meskin Award for Cherli Ka-Cherli (1978), the Pinski Award for Yair (1992), the Prime Minister's Prize (1996) and first prize at The Acco Festival for An Amazing Deed (2000).  












Books Published in Hebrew
TheLife Story of Yehezkel Fireman (play), Prosa, 1986 [Alilot Yehezkel Fireman]
Yair (play), Or Am, 1992 [Yair]
Cherli Ka-Cherli (play), Or Am, 1992 [Cherli-Kacherli]
Like Traoubled Bridge (non-fiction), Beit Berl College: The Center for the Study of Arab Society in Israel, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1993 [Kmo Gesher Takua: Sichot Im Ha-Sachkanim Mochamad Bakri, Salwa Nakkara-Haddad, Makram Khouri, Khawlah Hag Ve-Salim Daw] 
Four Plays, Safra, Tel Aviv University, 2007 [Arba'a Machazot] 

PERFORMED PLAYS 
Brothers [Haifa, 1970]
Awakening [Cameri, 1971]
Breakdown and Bereavement (adap. from Brenner) [Haifa, 1973]
Graduation Party [Haifa, 1976]
Cherly Ka-Cherly [Khan, 1977]
A Terrible Deed (with Yaakov Raz) [Khan, 1978]
Uncle Arthur [Beit Lessin, 1981; in French: Festival Montmartre, Paris, 1992; in German: Gera Theatre, Germany]
Yossele Golem [Haifa-1982; in English: La Mama, New York]
The Chinese Knife Grinder [Neve Tzedek Theater, 1984]
Out [Neve Tzedek Theater, 1986]
Yehezkel Fireman [Khan, 1986]
His Wife and His Daughter [Haifa, 1991]
Yair [Haifa, 1992]
Salto Mortale [Haifa, 1994]

PLAYS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN IN ITALIAN
A Girl and a Bird [Flaiano Theatre, Rome, 1993]
Anton [Argot Theatre, Rome, 1996]
The Strange Miracle in Galatina (with Claudia Della Seta) [Colosseo Theatre, Rome, 1998]

Books in Translation
Uncle Arthur (play)
English: Tel Aviv, 1982
Italian: Florence, Giuntina, 1997

Breakdown and Bereavement (play, based on novel by Brenner)
English: Tel Aviv, Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature, 1979

Cherli Kacherli (play)
English: Tel Aviv, International Theatre Inst., Israel Center, 1978


























































































































Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

NEWS
Congratulations to Zeruya Shalev and Shifra Horn for receiving the 2017 Adei Wizo Prize.

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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award! The books on the longlist are selected by 400 libraries worldwide. Titles are nominated on the basis of ‘high literary merit’ as determined by the nominating library.
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The second edition of the Letters of Israel festival will take place in Paris from September 8 to 18, 2017
After the success of its first edition, the Lettres d'Israël festival is gaining momentum, with an enriched program: meetings, conversations, readings , Theater, major authors and discoveries. Zeruya Shalev, Orly Castel-bloom, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Iris Argaman, and many more will participate. Click here for the full program:
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Call for application: Artists in Residence Programme in Austria. Please note the deadline: September 18th, 2017.
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies to visual artists / art photographers / composers / video and media artists / writers / literary translators and arts and cultural educators in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2018. For more details:
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Yizhak Mayer: "Meet the Author" Event
Ambassador Yizhak Mayer, author of the moving book “Silent Letter” will hold a “meet the author” event in Netanya. For further info about the event: http://www.netanyaaaci.org.il/WebPages/BoxOfficePages/lectures2.htm And for more details about the title click here: http://www.ithl.org.il/page_15644
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ITHL director on Grossman's win
"Grossman winning is not only his own achievement, but the achievement of the Hebrew literature as a whole", - Nilli Cohen on the first Hebrew author to receive Man Booker International Prize. Click here for the full article in Hebrew.
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Chana Bloch dies at 77
Chana Bloch, a revered poet and translator from Hebrew and Yiddish, has sadly passed away earlier this month. Among her many remarkable achievements is the wonderful translation of a collection of poems by Dahlia Ravikovitch​ (W. W. Norton & Company). Chana will be greatly missed.
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Yitzchak Mayer's personal website goes live
English edition of Yitzchak Mayer's amazing "Silent Letter" is about to come out with Mosaic Press. Learn more about the author's incredible life story on his brand new website.
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Dayan on feminism and writing
Following the release of "Transitions" in English, Yael Dayan talks to Lilith Magazine about her past aspirations and present pursuits. Click here to read the full interview.
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Gundar-Goshen's Op-Ed for Time
To mark the US publication of "Waking Lions" Ayelet Gundar-Goshen talks about the refugee crisis, internal walls and people behind them in the op-ed for Time. Click here to read the article.
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