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Naama Benziman

Naama Benziman was born in Jerusalem in 1968. She graduated from Bezalel Art and Design Academy in 1992 and is now completing graduate studies in Visual Literacy. She works as a freelance artist, editor, curator, illustrator and author, and as a lecturer at Israel’s top visual arts academies. In 1998-1999 she wrote and illustrated a feminist column for the mass circulation daily Yedioth Ahronoth. Benziman’s artwork has been featured throughout Europe, North and South America, and Asia. Her posters for the right to education and the universal right to housing won the international poster competition by Poster For Tomorrow (2011 & 2013).
Benziman's illustrations for Emilia, her second book for children, won an Honorable Mention in the Picture Book Illustration competition awarded by 3x3, The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration (2014) and 
the Merit Award in Hiii Illustration 2015 International Competition (China, 2016). Benziman received the Ministry of Culture and Sport Prize for Plastic Arts (2016) and an Andersen Citation for Illustration (2017).

 




Books Published in Hebrew

Albert's Tall Hat (children-picture bk), Am Oved, 2009 [Ha-Kova Ha-Gavoha Shel Albert]
Emilia (children-picture bk) , Am Oved, 2014 [Emilia]

Books in Translation

Albert's Tall Hat

Korean: Seoul, Dhampus, 2016

NEWS

Professional program of literary translation 2018 September 3rd - November 11th - CITL of Arles (France) November 22 - 27 - Tel Aviv (Israel) Deadline for filing applications with the CITL: Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Details in the link below
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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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The fourth German-Hebrew/Hebrew-German translation workshop November 4th to 10th, 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: November 4th 2018 until November 10th, 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, birkenhauer@013.net and Gadi Goldberg, gadi.goldberg@gmail.com
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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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