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Ran Cohen Harounoff

Ran Cohen Harounoff was born in Israel in 1967. He received his B.Ed in early childhood education at the David Yellin Teachers Academic College in Jerusalem, and an MA in education at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Cohen-Harounoff has taught and developed teaching programs at various educational institutions. At present, he teaches and is the head of early childhood studies at the Institute for Democratic Education at the Kibbutzim College of Education.
A play based on Cohen-Harounoff's book, Hanneke and Fiet, was staged in 2015 and won Best Children's Play of the Year Award (2016). His last book, Tree House Kidshas been adapted for the stage as a musical (2016).

Ran Cohen-Harounoff

Books Published in Hebrew

No More Diaper (children-picture bk), Shva, 1996; Keter, 2011 [Lo Rotzhe Chitul]
Itʹs My Birthday (children-picture bk), Hed Arzi-Shva, 1997 [Yesh Li Yomuledet]
Mitzi [with Miri Rozovsky] (children-picture bk), Sifriat Poalim, 2001 [Mitzi]
Itʹs Mine (children-picture bk), Sifriat Maariv, 2003 [Zeh Sheli]
Hanneke and Fiet (children) , Keter, 2013 [Hanneke U-Fit]
The Tree House Kids (children), The Eighth Note, 2016 [Yaldei Beit Ha-Etz: Mivtza Chorsha]
The Tree House Kids Free Kfir (children), Kinneret, 2017 [Yaldei Beit Ha-Etz: Leshachrer Et Kfir]

Books in Translation

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.
The second edition of the Letters of Israel festival will take place in Paris from September 8 to 18, 2017
After the success of its first edition, the Lettres d'Israël festival is gaining momentum, with an enriched program: meetings, conversations, readings , Theater, major authors and discoveries. Zeruya Shalev, Orly Castel-bloom, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Iris Argaman, and many more will participate. Click here for the full program:
Call for application: Artists in Residence Programme in Austria. Please note the deadline: September 18th, 2017.
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies to visual artists / art photographers / composers / video and media artists / writers / literary translators and arts and cultural educators in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2018. For more details:
Yizhak Mayer: "Meet the Author" Event
Ambassador Yizhak Mayer, author of the moving book “Silent Letter” will hold a “meet the author” event in Netanya. For further info about the event: And for more details about the title click here:
ITHL director on Grossman's win
"Grossman winning is not only his own achievement, but the achievement of the Hebrew literature as a whole", - Nilli Cohen on the first Hebrew author to receive Man Booker International Prize. Click here for the full article in Hebrew.
Yitzchak Mayer's personal website goes live
English edition of Yitzchak Mayer's amazing "Silent Letter" is about to come out with Mosaic Press. Learn more about the author's incredible life story on his brand new website.
MHL - New webzine starting soon!