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Asher Kravitz

Asher Kravitz was born in Jerusalem in 1969 and still lives there today. He has a BSc in physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MSc in physics from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. Kravitz is a photographer; he also has a pilot's license for single-engine planes. He served two years in the national police unit for investigating serious crimes and has taught mathematics and logic at the Hebrew University. At present, he teaches mathematics and physics at the Open University and at the Jerusalem College of Engineering.
Kravitz has received the Publishers Association's Gold Book Prize for three of his bestselling books (2008; 2015) and the Publishers Association's Platinum Book Prize for The Jewish Dog (2008).

Books Published in Hebrew
Magic Square (novel), Gvanim, 2001 [Ribua Kesem]
Boomerang (novel), Keter, 2002 [Bumerang]
Staff Sergeant, Mustafa Rabinovitch (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 2004; new ed. 2008 [Ani, Mustafa Rabinovitch; Samal Rishon Mustafa Rabinovitch]
The Jewish Dog (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2007 [Ha-Kelev Ha-Yehudi: Der Yudisher Hunt]
Kalman Kimberling: Private Investigator (thriller), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2009 [Kalman Kimberling: Choker Prati, Be'ezrat Ha-Shem]
The Journey to a Very Remote Star with a Name Too Difficult to Pronounce
(youth), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2010 [Ha-Masa Le-Chraptchyus]
Are You as Smart as Inspector Columbus? (youth), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2012 [Pakad Columbus Choker: Chidot Balashiyot Le-No'ar]
Measuring the World: How Did They Measure the Speed of Light and All the Rest?
(youth), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2012; 2014 [Limdod Et Ha-Olam: Eich Nikbe'u Ha-Gdalim Ha-Bsisiyim Shel Ha-Teva]
Inspector Columbus: on Assignment (youth), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2014 [Pakad Columbus Mefatze'ach Ta'alumot: Chidot Balashiyot]
The Trojan Cat (stories), Kor'im, 2015 [He-Cahtul Ha-Troyani] 

Books in Translation
The Jewish Dog

Turkish: Istanbul, Koton, 2012
English: New York, Penlight Publications, 2015
French: Jerusalem, Calligraphy, 2011

Asher Kravitz