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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
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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Congratulations to Ronit Matalon, the recipient of the 2017 Brenner prize for her book 'And the Bride Closed the Door". And, congratulations to Amir ziv, the recipent of the first ever Brenner prize for debut novels.
Ronit Matalon's book tells the story of Margie, a young bride, who shuts herself up in her mother's bedroom and declares that she won’t get married. Her family gathers at the locked door, not knowing what to do. Amir Ziv tells a story that begins as an apparently routine correspondence between a prying citizen, secretly in love with his neighbor, and a conscientious municipal clerk, and developes into an uncovering of a great underlying drama.
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The fourth German-Hebrew/Hebrew-German translation workshop April 29 to May 5, 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: Sunday, April 29, 2018 until Saturday, May 5, 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, birkenhauer@013.net and Gadi Goldberg, gadi.goldberg@gmail.com
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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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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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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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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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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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