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Yair Agmon

Yair Agmon was born in Jerusalem in 1987 and still lives there today. Raised in an Orthodox Jewish environment, he graduated from a yeshiva (school for Jewish studies). At present, he is studying cinema at the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School, and working as a guide at Yad Vashem – the Holocaust Museum and Research Center.
Short films he directed have been screened in Israel and New York and a short story of his won a judges’ commendation in the Haaretz short story competition in 2011.
Agmon published his first book while serving in the army.

Books Published in Hebrew

Guns and Moses: Refreshing and Cheerful Thoughts of a Soldier about the Weekly Portions & the Holidays (non-fiction), R. Mass, 2009 [Chapash: Machshavot Tzva'iyot U-Mechuyachot Al Parshiyot Ha-Shavua Ve-Ha-Mo'adim]
Natives (travel), Zmora-Bitan, 2011 [Am Ha-Aretz: Sipur Masa]
Yair and Jonathan - No Book for Old Men (novel) , Zmora-Bitan, 2014 [Yair Vi-Yehonatan]
Book of Longing (novel), Keter, 2016 [She-Mashehu Yikreh]

Books in Translation