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شلومو الكردي وأنا والزمن Shlomo the Kurd, Me and the Time
Samir Naqqash

This is a novel about the horrors of the twentieth century, about the Jewish refugee, who wanders from the Kurdish city...

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نجمة البحر Stella Maris
Elias Khoury

Stella Maris is the Haifa-based novel about Adam, a young Palestinian surrounded by remnants of memories that ceaselessl...

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اللزوميات - لزوم ما لا يلزم Luzumiyyat: Breached Obligations and Debts
Abu al-ʻAlaaʼ al-Maʻarri

A selection of Abu al-ʻAlaaʼ al-Ma‘arri’s daring and defiant oeuvre, which includes more than 1,500 poems. Al-Ma‘arri do...

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This is our response to the grim Israeli reality in which less than 2% of the Jews in Israel know enough Arabic to read Arabic literature.

We believe that facilitating the translation of works from Arabic culture and literature into the Hebrew language is crucial in light of the gulf that has opened and continues to widen between Israel and its neighbors in the Arab world, and over the hatred and alienation that fill it. We believe that in spite of the difficulties it is vitally important to promote such translation and provide space for hearing the Arabic in Hebrew.

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