Ephraim Kishon

[Japanese] [English]
My favorite humor novelist from Israel. His style is somewhat similar to Kita Morio in Japan.

Personal History

He was born on August 23, 1924 in Budapest as Ferenc Hoffman. Studied art history at the Budapest University. He was confined in a concentration camp during WWII. In 1949 he migrated to Israel. After his life in a kibbutz, he has been writing satire stories in "Maarriv" Newspaper since 1952. He is now living in Tel Aviv.


Partial List of Publications

In Japanese

In English

In German

Last modified: Wed Jun 14 00:09:41 JST 2000