Shulamith Hareven

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Shulamith Hareven was named one of “Israel’s 11 most outstanding women” by the World Jewish Women’s Organization in 1988 and described as “one of a hundred women of our times who make the world move” by the French journal L’Express in 1995. As these titles attest, she is renowned in Israel and beyond for her work both as a writer and as a political activist. She was the first woman to be admitted to the Academy of the Hebrew Language in 1979 and her works have been translated into 21 languages. She was author in residence at Ohio State University in 1974, at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1989-1990, and at the Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies in 1994.

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Hesse, Isabelle. "Shulamith Hareven". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 14 July 2014
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