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Shula Modan

Shula Modan was born in 1944 in Tel Aviv. She studied Hebrew literature, French culture and social work at Tel Aviv University, and then trained as a psychotherapist. She works as a psychotherapist and is also an editor for Modan Publishing House. Shula Modan has published many books for children, cookbooks and a novel. Her cookbook, Bishula, and her children's book, Where, Oh Where Is Miss Pinky? are national bestsellers.

Shula Modan

Books Published in Hebrew

Teatime for Good Girls (novel) , Modan, 2016 [Mesiba Li-Yeladot Tovot]
A Good Bye: The Momentous Farewells Throughout Childhood and Maturity [with Ronnie Solan] (non-fiction), Modan, 2017 [Lehipared Be-Shalom: Tahalichei Prida Mechonenim Mi-Yaldut Ve-Le-Orech Ha-Chayim]
Lior Cried When Mom Left, Modan, 1987 [Lior Bacha Ke-She-Ima Halcha]
Lioʹrs Anger, Modan, 1990 [Ha-Brogez Shel Lior]
Lior and the Cavity (children-picture bk) , Modan, 1990 [Ha-Pahad, Lior Ve-Ha-Hor]
Taʹls Mommy and Daddy Separate, Modan, 1991 [Aba Ve-Ima Shel Tal Nifradim]
The Colorsʹ Party, Modan, 1991 [Mesibah Shel Tzvaʹim]
The Animalsʹ Party, Modan, 1991 [Mesibah Shel Hayot]
Liorʹs Witch, Modan, 1992 [Ha-Machshefah Shel Lior]
Liorʹs Magic Glasses, Modan, 1993 [Mishkafei Ha-Kesem Shel Lior]
Liorʹs Grandpa Died, Modan, 1994 [Saba Shel Lior Met]
Poddyʹs Spikes, Modan, 1995 [Ha-Kotzim Shel Poddy]
Mrs Fro and Mr. Rog, Modan, 1996 [Geveret Tzefar Ve-Mar Dea]
Such a Sweet Lior, Modan, 1998 [Motek Shel Lior]
Liorʹs Secret Friend, Modan, 2000 [Ha-Haver Ha-Sodi Shel Lior]
The Lior Series (8 books) (children-picture bk) , Modan, 1987-2000, see above
Where Is It? (children-picture bk), Modan, 2000 [Eifo Ze?]
Turtleʹs Journey (children-picture bk), Modan, 2001 [Masa Shel Zav]
Where, Oh Where Is Miss Pinky?: A Finger Game (children-picture bk) , Modan, 2011, 2012 [Eifo Gveret Zeret?: Mischak Etzba'ot]
What Is This? (children-picture bk), Modan. 2003 [Ma Ze?]
Wonderball (children-picture bk), Modan, 2005 [Kadurpele]
Once Upon a Time, Tamari Went for a Walk and Saw a Hill (children-picture bk), Modan, 2008 [Paʹam Tamari Halcha Letayel Ve-Raʹata Givʹa]
Yuli, Go to Sleep (children-picture bk), Modan, 2008 [Pipi, Sipur, Hibuk Ve-Lishon]
Where Does the Laugher Hide? (children-picture bk), Modan, 2012 [Eifo Mithabe Ha-Tzhok?]
Bishula, Modan, 1997 [Bishula: Mi-Machberet Ha-Matkonim Sheli]
Bishula's Fairytale Cookbook, Modan, 2003 [Bishula Me-Ha-Agadot: Mi-Machberet Ha-Matkonim Sheli]

Books in Translation

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu: New Delhi, Star, 1997
Portuguese: Sao Paulo, Trianon, 1998
Korean: Seoul, JoongAng M&B, 2002

Jonathan and the Hole
English: New Delhi, Star, 1997

Why Jonathan Doesn`t Cry
English: New York, Adama Books, 1988
Russian: Israel, Modan, 1999

Bishula's Fairytale Cookbook
Russian: Israel, Modan, 2005
Congratulations to Barabara Harshav for the 2018 PEN Medal for Translation!
The prize is given to a translator whose career has demonstrated a commitment to excellence through the body of their work. Barbara Harshav has been translating works from French, German, Hebrew and Yiddish for over twenty years and has currently published over forty books of translation. Among the many Hebrew authors she has translated: Yoram Kaniuk, Agnon, Yehudit Hendel, Yehuda Amichai and many more.
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!
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.
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, and Gadi Goldberg,
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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

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.
Yitzchak Mayer's personal website goes live
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