Nava Semel

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Nava Semel
Nava Semel Israeli author, playwright, screenwriter and translator.jpg
Born
Nava Artzi

(1954-09-15)September 15, 1954
DiedDecember 2, 2017(2017-12-02) (aged 63)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Cause of deathCancer
OccupationAuthor, playwright, screenwriter
Spouse(s)Noam Semel

Nava Semel (Hebrew: נאוה סמל‎; born Nava Artzi; 15 September 1954 – 2 December 2017) was an Israeli author, playwright, screenwriter and translator. Her short story collection Kova Zekhukhit (Hat of Glass) was the first work of fiction published in Israel. It addressed the topic of the "Second Generation" - children of Holocaust survivors.[1]

She received "The Israeli Prime Minister's Award for Literature" in 1996, "The Women Writers of the Mediterranean Award" in France 1994, and "Women of the Year in Literature of the City of Tel Aviv" 2006.

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  1. Lenṭin, Ronit (2000). Israel and the Daughters of the Shoah: Reoccupying the Territories of Silence. Berghahn Books. pp. 27–. ISBN 9781571817754. Retrieved 12 March 2014.

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