Famous Israeli Novelists

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 1 Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: April 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.

 2 Amos Oz

Amos Oz
Famous As: Writer, Linguist, Journalist, Novelist, Translator, Essayist, Educationist, University teacher, Children's writer
Birthdate: May 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jerusalem
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 3 Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 17, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buchach, Ukraine
Died: February 17, 1970

 4 Max Brod

Max Brod
Famous As: Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator, Journalist, Writer, Poet lawyer
Birthdate: May 27, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prague
Died: December 20, 1968

 5 Aharon Appelfeld

Aharon Appelfeld
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zhadova, near Czernowitz, Romania (now Ukraine)

Israeli author Aharon Appelfeld was 8 when the Nazis captured him and his family. While he lost his mother to the Holocaust, he and his father were sent to a labor camp. After escaping the camp, he traveled to Ukraine and Palestine, took up odd jobs, and even studied philosophy.

 6 A. B. Yehoshua

A. B. Yehoshua
Famous As: Israeli Faulkner
Birthdate: December 19, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jerusalem

A. B. Yehoshua is an Israeli essayist, novelist, and playwright. He is one of the most influential and important personalities in the new wave generation of writers in Israel. Many of Yehoshua's works have been adapted for theatre, opera, television, and film. Over the years, he has received many awards, such as the Brenner Prize, Alterman Prize, and Israel Prize.

 7 Emile Habibi

Emile Habibi
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 29, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haifa
Died: May 2, 1996
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 8 Yoram Kaniuk

Yoram Kaniuk
Famous As: Witer
Birthdate: May 2, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Died: June 8, 2013

 9 S. Yizhar

S. Yizhar
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 27, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reḥovot, Israel
Died: August 21, 2006

 10 Amos Kenan

Amos Kenan
Famous As: Columnist
Birthdate: May 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tel Aviv–Yafo, Israel
Died: August 4, 2009

 11 Amalia Kahana-Carmon

Amalia Kahana-Carmon
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ein Harod, Israel
Died: January 16, 2019