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Dira Lehaskir (A Flat for Rent)

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(from the Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature)
The timeless appeal of this fable in verse has made it a classic and a perennial favorite in Israeli children's literature. Based on an East European folk tale, A Flat to Let has a simple but profound message: it is wise to be tolerant of one's neighbors. "At the edge of a valley so quiet and pretty, /stands a fi
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hardcover, 14 pages
Published 1970 by Sifriat Poalim (first published 1959)
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Leah Goldberg (1911-1970) was born in Konigsberg, East Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia), and started writing Hebrew verse as a schoolgirl in Kovno. She received a Ph.D in semitic languages from Bonn University, and immigrated to pre-state Israel in 1935. Goldberg was a renowned poet -a member of the Shlonsky group - as well as a successful children-s author, theater critic, translator, and editor ...more
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