Naomi Gal

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Naomi Gal (Hebrew נעמי גל) (b.Jerusalem, 1944) is an Israeli writer. Her novel Roman romanti (רומן רומנטי) (Tel Aviv 1993, in 2011 rewritten in English as Soap Opera), in its original Hebrew version won the Jerusalem Prize for Literature in 1994.[1] In 1999 Ariel, an English-language Israeli literary magazine, counted Gal with Haim Be'er and Dan Tsalka "in the forefront of Israeli writers today"[2] Gal worked in Israeli television and the newspapers Ma'Ariv and Yediot Ahronot for nearly two decades as a film critic and food writer before writing novels and children's books. She currently is a professor at Moravian College Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.[3] She has also been classed as a feminist writer.[4]

Works[edit]

Hebrew:

  • "There's a thinness" ("אין דבר העומד בפני הרזון")
  • "Roman romanti" ("רומן רומנטי")
  • "Story of Ruth and Jerry" ("הרומן של רות וג'רי")
  • "Lilith" ("לילית")
  • "Anti-Roman", ("אנטי-רומן")

English:

  • Daphne's Seasons
  • Soap Opera

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.worldcat.org/title/roman-romanti/oclc/28372626
  2. ^ Ariel 109-113 Israel. Miśrad ha-ḥuts - 1999 "FROM THE EDITOR In this edition of Amer we have chosen to highlight the work of four Israeli authors who may be considered — each in his or her own way — to be in the forefront of Israeli writers today Haim Be'er, Naomi Gal and Dan Tsalka..."
  3. ^ http://www.moravian.edu Jan 30 2012 - Naomi Gal's Novel "Soap Opera" is her 17th Book
  4. ^ Which Lilith?: feminist writers re-create the world's first woman Enid Dame, Lilly Rivlin, Henny Wenkart - 1998 "Naomi Gal, a veteran Israeli writer, worked in Israeli television and the newspapers Ma'Ariv and Yediot Ahronot. Author of eight books, her novel Soap Opera won the Jerusalem prize and was on Israel's best seller list."

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