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Israel Segal

Israel Segal (1944-2007) was born in Jerusalem. He received an ultra-Orthodox education and studied at the Ponivezh Yeshiva in Bnei Brak. During his military service, he left religion and became secular. He studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and started his career as a reporter at the now defunct magazine, Ha`olam Hazeh. In the 1970s, he worked at Kol Israel, the national radio station, and later at Israel TV where he was a correspondent, editor and anchorman. During the last years of his life, he was editor of the leading current affairs program at Channel 2 TV, as well as editor and presenter of a cultural program. Segal published three novels and two books for children. My Brother`s Keeper, his last book, became an instant bestseller in Israel and received the Book Publishers Association`s Golden Book Prize (2005).







Books Published in Hebrew

Hazon-Ish Died in the Middle of Gym Lesson (youth), Massada, 1988 [Ha-Chazon Ish Met Be-Emtza Shiur Hit'amlut]

Ne'ilah (novel), Keter, 1990 [Ne'ila]

One of Us (novel), Keter, 1995 [Echad Mi-Shneinu]

My Brother's Keeper (novel), Keter, 2004 [Ve-Chi Nachash Memit]

Single Couples (novel), Keter, 2008 [Zugot Bodedim]
           


































































































































































































 

Israel Segal

Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

NEWS

Professional program of literary translation 2018 September 3rd - November 11th - CITL of Arles (France) November 22 - 27 - Tel Aviv (Israel) Deadline for filing applications with the CITL: Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Details in the link below
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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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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, 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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