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Orit Raz

Born in Petah Tikva, Israel, in 1953, Orit Raz studied literature and education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has written many programs for children`s TV and created a puppet theater that has traveled to schools and kindergartens throughout the country. At present, she holds creative writing workshops and literary meetings with children. Raz has published over 40 books for children and youth, and one book for adults. She was awarded the Hadassah Prize for Not a Word to Yasmin (2002).
Orit Raz

Books in Translation

Arabic: Nazareth, Arabic Center for Children`s Literature, 2003
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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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