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Michael Schonfeld

Michael Schonfeld was born in Petah Tikva, Israel, in 1976. He combined his compulsory military service with Jewish and religious studies in a yeshiva, and has a BA in law and psychology from Bar Ilan University. At present, he is completing his law internship at the Ministry of Justice in Jerusalem, while continuing his yeshiva studies. In 2002, Schonfeld won the Short Story Prize awarded by Israel`s National Lottery.

Michael Schonfeld

Books Published in Hebrew

Wherever They May Be (stories), Maʹaliyot, 2002; Yedioth Ahronoth, 2007 [Be-Chol Makom Shehem]. See: Back from Lebanon, below
Loss & Destination (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2006 [Avedot]
Back from Lebanon & Wherever They May Be (novella & stories), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2007 [Ba Mi-Levanon; Be-Chol Makom Shehem]
Water Without End (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2008 [Mayim She-Ein Lahem Sof]
Prevention of Solitude (novel), Ex Libris, Yedioth Ahronoth, 2012 [Ha-Hok Li-Mniʹat Bdidut]

Books in Translation

Our new Spring 2019 catalogue of new books is up.
Click here to see it
"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)
Details in the attached link
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!
MHL - New webzine starting soon!