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Daniel Shalem

Daniel Shalem was born in Jerusalem in 1969 and grew up there. He graduated from the Religious Kibbutz Movement's Yeshiva (rabbinical school) and later studied practical engineering and carpentry. At present, he works as a carpenter at the Jerusalem Science Museum, building exhibits. Shalem writes for both adults and youth and has a large collection of old travelogues.

Books Published in Hebrew

Brothers from the Desert (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2003 [Achim Min Ha-Midbar]
Mr. Blumenthal and the Jewish Pirate (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2009 [Adon Blumenthal Ve-Ha-Pirat Ha-Yehudi]
Golem (youth) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2016 [Ha-Golem]

Books in Translation

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)".
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!
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