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Gadi Taub

Born in Jerusalem in 1965, Gadi Taub holds a Ph.D. in American History from Rutgers University, and teaches at the School of Public Policy and the Department of Communications at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also writes an op-ed column for Israel's largest daily, Yedioth Ahronoth, appears regularly on Channel 10 TV's political talk show, and is a frequent contributor to American and European newspapers. Taub has published fiction, non-fiction and a number of children's books. His book, The Settlers and the Struggle Over the Meaning of Zionism was published by Yale University Press in 2010. A TV series based on his bestselling novel Allenby Street was a hit on Israeli TV in 2012, and was nominated for Best TV Drama, and Best TV Screenplay at the prestigious FIPA Festival in Biarritz 2013. Taub has received the Ze'ev Prize (2000), the Publishers Association's Gold Prize three for three of his books (2008; 2009) and the Publishers Association's Platinum Prize for Allenby (2013).

Selected "Best Untranslated Israeli Author" in Granta Magazine -

Gadi Taub

Books Published in Hebrew

What Would Have Happened Had We Forgotten Dov (stories) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 1992 [Ma Haya Kore Im Hayinu Shochehim Et Dov]
A Dispirited Rebellion: Essays on Contemporary Israeli Culture (non-fiction) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1997 [Ha-Mered Ha-Shafuf: Al Tarbut Tzeirah Be-Israel]
The Settlers and the Struggle over the Meaning of Zionism (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2007 [Ha-Mitnachalim Ve-Ha-Maʹavak Al Mashmauta Shel Ha-Zionut]
Allenby Street (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2009 [Allenby]
What Is Zionism (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2010 [Mahi Ha-Zionut]
Against Solitude: Impressions (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2011 [Neged Bdidut: Reshamim]
Against Solitude: Thoughts (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2016 [Neged Bdidut: Machshavot]
Things I Keep to Myself (youth) , Keter, 1990 [Devarim She Ani Lo Megale]
Things I Keep from Yael (youth) , Keter, 1992 [Devarim She Ani Lo Megale Le-Yael]
The Witch of Melchett Street (youth) , Keter, 2000 [Ha-Machshefa Mi-Rechov Melchett 3]
The Giraffe Who Liked Feeling Sorry for Himself (children-picture bk) , Keter, 2003 [Ha-Giraf She-Ahav Lerachem Al Atzmo]
The Deer Who Liked Everything Clean (children-picture bk) , Keter, 2005 [Ha-Ayal She-Ahav Nikayon]
The Lion Who Thought He Was a Coward (children-picture bk), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2007 [Ha-Arye She-Chashav She-Hu Pachdan]

Books in Translation

English: Gurgaon, Scholastic, 2006

The Settlers and the Struggle Over the Meaning of Zionism
English: New Haven, Yale University Press, 2010


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