Selected translations

The department’s faculty and alumni translate major works of fiction and non-fiction, mainly from English and French into Hebrew.

Selected works:


Dr. Hilla Karas:

Étrangers à nous-mêmes, Julia Kristeva;

Histoire de la sexualité, L’usage des plaisirs, Michel Foucault;

Grain de la voix, interviews with Roland Barthes;

Force de loi, Jacques Derrida;

La jeune née, Catherine Clément and Hélène Cixou;

Essai sur le don, Marcel Mauss;

Je, tu, nous Luce Irigaray;

Truffaut/Hitchcock, François Truffaut.


Dr. Omri Asscher:

            Murphy, Samuel Beckett;

            Watt, Samuel Beckett;

            The Unfolding of Language, Guy Deutscher;

            Through the Language-Glass, Guy Deutscher.


Mrs. Shulamit Haran:

            Au nom de l'Autre. Réflexions sur l'antisémitisme qui vient, Alain Finkielkraut.

            The Transformation of Israeli Society, Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt.

            Shabbat: un instant d’éternité, Benjamin Gross

             Le soleil voilé: Auschwitz 1942-1945, Paul Schaffer

             Domestic Life in Palestine, Mary Eliza Rogers

             Underground Jerusalem, Charles Warren

             Checks, Balances and Appointments in the Public sector: Israeli Experience in Comparative               Perspective, Rivka Amadu

              The Impact of American Jewry on the Israeli Economy, Warren Young


Mr. Yehuda Porat:

            Souls on Fire, Elie Wiesel;

            Messengers of God, Elie Wiesel;

            The Sonderberg Case, Elie Wiesel;

            The Casuarina Tree, Somerset Maugham;

            The End of the Holocaust, Alvin Rosenfeld.


Mrs. Inga Michaeli:

            Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen;

            The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand;

            Sea of Poppies, Amitav Ghosh;

            Carrie, Stephen King;

            Doctor Sleep, Stephen King;

            The Outsider, Stephen King;

            Wolves of the Calla, Stephen King;

            Finders Keepers, Stephen King;

           The Reckoning, John Grisham;

           The Appeal, John Grisham;

           The World is Flat, Thomas Friedman;

           The Devil Wears Prada, Lauren Weisberger;

           The President is Missing, Bill Clinton and James Patterson.


Mr. Guy Herling:

            Hunting Eichmann, Neal Bascomb;

            A Short History of Neo-liberalism, David Harvey.

            From Deir Yassin to Camp David: Essays, Benny Morris.