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Sara Aharoni

Sara Aharoni was born in Israel in 1953. She worked as a teacher, educator and school principal for 20 years. She also spent four years in Lima, Peru, as an educational envoy of the Jewish Agency. Together with her husband, Meir Aharoni, Sara wrote, edited and published a series of books about Israel, including four in English. She has also published six children’s books.

In 2008, Aharoni published her debut novel, Saltanat's Love, based on her mother's life story, and it became a bestseller. Her third novel, Mrs. Rothschild's Love, went instantly to the top of the Israeli bestseller list. Aharoni received the Book Publishers Association's Platinum Prize for her first novel (2010) and the Steimatzky Prize for best-selling book of the year for Mrs. Rothschild's Love  (2016).



Books Published in Hebrew

FICTION
Saltanat's Love (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2008 [ Ahavata Shel Saltanat]
When the Sky Is Close to Earth (novel), Sifriat Maariv, 2011 [Kshe-Ha-Shamayim Hitkarvu La-Adama]
Mrs. Rothschild's Love (historical novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2015 [Ahavatah Shel Gveret Rotshild]
Persian Silence (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2017 [Shtika Parsit]
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CHILDREN
The Fisherman and the Rowboat (children-picture bk), Miksam, 2006 [Ha-Dayag Ve-Ha-Sira]
That's What I Think [a boy] (children-picture bk), Miksam, 2006 [Kacha Ani Choshev]
That's What I Think [a girl] (children-picture bk), Miksam, 2006 [Kacha Ani Choshevet]
Two Girl Friends (children-picture bk), Miksam, 2006 [Shtei Chaverot]
The Girl Who Didn't Know to Say No (children-picture bk), Miksam, 2006 [Ha-Yalda She-Lo Yad'ah Lehagid Lo]
The Languages's Competition (children-picture bk), Miksam, 2006 [Tacharut Ha-Safot]

Books in Translation

Spanish: Mexico City, Random House,2018

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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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