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List of notable or famous novelists from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top novelists born in Israel and even some popular novelists who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli novelists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These novelists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known novelist from Israel is included when available.

List features people like Gila Almagor, Amos Oz, and many more

This historic novelists from Israel list can help answer the questions "Who are some Israeli novelists of note?" and "Who are the most famous novelists from Israel?" These prominent novelists of Israel may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Israeli novelists.

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A. B. Yehoshua is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Novelists from Israel
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Abraham B. Jehoshua is a writer. ...more

Age: 81

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

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Aharon Appelfeld is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Novelists from Israel
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Aharon Appelfeld is an Israeli novelist. ...more

Age: 86

Birthplace: Bukovina, Romania

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Alon Ḥilu, is an Israeli novelist. His first novel, Death of a Monk, is based on a historical blood libel against the Jews in Damascus, Syria, and offers an original homosexual interpretation for the historical events. The novel was shortlisted for the prestigious Sapir Prize in Israel, was awarded the Presidential Prize for literature and has been translated into English, French, Greek and Dutch. Hilu's second novel, The House of Rajani, a fictional retelling of the history of early Zionism, was published in Hebrew in February 2008 by Yedioth Sfarim. The novel initially received the 2009 Sapir Prize, but after claims were made regarding a conflict of interests among the judges the prize was ...more

Age: 45

Birthplace: Israel

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Amos Oz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Novelists from Israel
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Amos Oz is an Israeli writer, novelist, journalist and intellectual. He is also a professor of literature at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba. Oz's work has been published in 42 languages, including Arabic, in 43 countries. He has received many honours and awards, among them the Legion of Honour of France, the Goethe Prize, the Prince of Asturias Award in Literature, the Heinrich Heine Prize and the Israel Prize. In 2007, a selection from the Chinese translation of A Tale of Love and Darkness was the first work of modern Hebrew literature to appear in an official Chinese textbook. Since 1967, Oz has been a prominent advocate of a two-state solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. ...more

Age: 78

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

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