Ruth Almog

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Ruth Almog (Hebrew: רות אלמוג‎) is an Israeli novelist.[1]

Life[edit]

Almog was born 15 May 1936 in Petah Tikva, Israel to parents who immigrated from Hamburg in 1933.[2] She studied at David Yellin Teachers College,[3] and at Tel Aviv University. She taught philosophy and film at Tel Aviv University. She was the deputy editor of the literary section of the Haaretz newspaper, and writer-in-residence at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.[4]

She is married to poet Aaron Almog; they have two daughters.

Awards[edit]

  • 1985, 2000 Ze`ev Prize
  • 1989 Brenner Prize
  • 2000 Yad Vashem Prize
  • 2000 Andersen Honor Citation
  • 2001 Agnon Prize from the Jerusalem municipality
  • 2004 Newman Prize from Bar Ilan University
  • 2004 German Gerty Spies Prize for Literature
  • 2006 Bialik Prize for Lifetime Achievement
  • 1995, 2007 Prime Minister`s Prize
  • 2010 ACUM lifetime achievement[5]

Works[edit]

  • Hasdei Ha-Laila Shel Margerita (Marguereta`s Night Grace) (stories), Tarmil, 1969
  • Be-Eretz Gzerah (The Exile) (novel), Am Oved, 1971
  • Aharei Tu Bi-Shvat (After Tubishvat) (stories), Tarmil, 1979
  • Naphy Nasich Ha-Karnafim (Naphy) (children), Am Oved, 1979
  • Et Ha-Zar Ve-Ha- Oyev (The Stranger and the Foe), (novella), Sifriat Poalim, 1980
  • Mavet Ba-Geshem (Death in the Rain) (novel), Keter, 1982
  • Gilgil (children), Massada/Modan, 1986
  • Tzoanim Ba-Pardes (Nomads in the Orchard) (youth), Massada, 1986
  • Nashim (Women) (stories), Keter, 1986
  • Kadur Ha-Kesef (The Silver Ball) (children), Am Oved, 1986
  • Shorshei Avir (Roots of Light) (novel), Keter/Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1987; 2003
  • Hasibor (The Wonderbird) (children), Am Oved, 1991
  • Rakefet, Ahavati Ha-Rishonah (Rakefet, My First Love) (children), Keter, 1992
  • Tikun Omanuti (Invisible Mending) (novella & stories), Keter, 1993
  • Meahev Mushlam (A Perfect Lover) (novel), with Esther Ettinger, Keter, 1995
  • Gilgil Rotza Kelev (Gilgil Wants a Dog) (children), Modan, 1998
  • Ha-Masa Sheli Im Alex (My Journey with Alex) (children), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1999
    • Meine Reise mit Alex , Translators Vera Loos, Naomi Nir-Bleimling, Sauerländer, 2002, ISBN 978-3-7941-4621-5
  • Balut Ha-Pele Shel Kamila (The Magic Acorn) (children), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1999
  • Ha-Agam Ha-Pnimi (The Inner Lake), (composition), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2000
  • Estelina Ahuvati (Estelina My Love) (novel), Ruth Almog & Esther Ettinger, Keter, 2002
  • Kol Ha-Osher Ha-Mufraz Ha-ze (All This Overflowing Bliss) (stories), Keter, 2003
  • Od Chibuk Echad (Just One More Hug) (children), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2003
  • Be-Ahava, Natalia (Love, Natalia) (novel), Keter, 2005
  • Meil Katon (A Little Coat) (novella), Kinneret/Zmora-Bitan/Dvir, 2008
  • Zara Be-Gan Eden (Stranger in Paradise) (novel), Kinneret/Zmora Bitan/Dvir, 2008

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