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Irena Liebman

Irena Liebman was born in Lodz, Poland, in 1925. She spent World War II in the Lodz ghetto, in Auschwitz, then in a labor camp in Germany, and finally in Matthausen concentration camp in Austria. She immigrated to pre-state Israel in 1946 and was a volunteer in the Haganah. Liebman studied librarianship and worked as a librarian. She has published 13 books for children and two for adults. Her stories have been made into radio and TV scripts as well as stage plays, and appear in anthologies and textbooks. She has won the Lamdan Prize (1976) and the Yad Vashem Prize (1996).
Irena Liebman

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Our new Spring 2019 catalogue of new books is up.
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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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