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Tamar Verete-Zehavi

Tamar Verete-Zehavi was born in 1959 in Jerusalem, where she now lives with her family. She studied education, psychology and psychoanalysis at the University of Paris VII where she received a Ph.D for her study of socio-political images in children. Verete-Zehavi has worked for many years in Education-for-Tolerance between Jews and Arabs. Together with Abedalsalam Yunis, she has published two bilingual children's books, and has won - together with him - the Jerusalem Foundation Award for Furthering Tolerance in the city. Verete-Zehavi was also awarded an Andersen Honor Citation (2016).
Tamar Verete-Zehavi

Books Published in Hebrew

Rim, the Girl from Ein Hud [with Abedalsalam Yunis] (children), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1999 [Rim Ha-Yalda Mi-Ein-Hud]. Bilingual: Hebrew-Arabic
Yusefʹs Dream [with Abedalsalam Yunis] (children), Am Oved, 2003 [Ha-Halom Shel Yusef]. Bilingual: Henrew-Arabic
Aftershock (youth) , Am Oved, 2007 [Sruta]
Juggling in Jerusalem (youth) , Am Oved, 2008 [Salta Leachor]
Martin: The Story of Martin Luther King (youth), Am Oved, 2010 [Martin: Sipur Chayav Shel Martin Luther King]
Gandhi: The Story of Mahatma Gandhi (youth), Am Oved, 2011 [Gandhi: Sipur Chayav Shel Mahatma (Mohandas) Gandhi]
The Smell of Fear (youth), Am Oved, 2012 [La-Pahad Yesh Reiah]
Wangari: The Story of Wangari Matthai (youth), Am Oved, 2013 [Wangari: Sipur Chayeha Shel Wangari Matthai, Ha-Isha She-Natʹa Arbaim Milyon Etzim]
Mandela: The Story of Nelson Mandela (youth), Am Oved, 2014 [Mandela: Sipur Chayav Shel Nelson Mandela]
Mulou and Tsagai (children), Kinneret, 2014 [Mulu Ve-Tzagay]
It's Me Uncle Tom (youth), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2017 [Ze Ani Ha-Dod Tom]
The Woman Who Changed America: The Life of Harriet Beecher Stow (youth), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2017 [Ha-Isha She-Shinta Et America: Sipur Chayeha Shel Harriet Beecher Stow]

Books in Translation

German: Munich, Bertelsmann/cbt, 2009
Italian: Casale Monferrato, Sonda, 2010
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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)".
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.
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!

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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