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Almagor, Gila

Overview
Works: 154 works in 276 publications in 3 languages and 2,943 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Biographical films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Narrator
Classifications: PN1995.9.S87, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Under the domim tree by Gila Almagor ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the joys and troubles experienced by a group of teenagers, mostly Holocaust survivors, living at an Israeli youth settlement in 1953. A moving story about three girls coming of age in post-Holocaust Israel. Like most of the children in Udim, a youth village nestled along Israel's coastal plain, Aviya, Yola, and Mira share a common sorrow--the pain of longing for lost loved ones. Through their struggles, the girls find friendship and the comfort of knowing they're not alone. Best Books for Young Teen Readers. An autobiographical novel about young Holocaust survivors in an agricultural youth village in Israel in 1953
Sallah Shabati ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history is about new immigrants Sallah and his family, who are left in a shack near their promised apartment and are abandoned for months
Shliḥuto shel Ha'memuneh al mash'abey enosh The human resources manager ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Hebrew and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Human Resources Manager of Jerusalem's largest bakery is in trouble. He is separated from his wife, distanced from his daughter, and stuck in a job he hates. When one of his employees, a foreign worker, is killed in a suicide bombing, the bakery is accused of indifference, and the HR Manager is sent to the victim's hometown in Romania to make amends. Far from home, on a mission to honor a woman he didn't even know but has somehow grown to admire, the HR Manager fights to regain his company's reputation and possibly his own humanity
ha-Ḳayits shel Aviha The summer of Aviya by Gila Almagor ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Gila Almagor's autobiographical film, based on her book, about a Holocaust survivor who immigrates with her daughter to the newly founded Israeli state. Aviya is a spunky 10 old year girl who, like her mother, is a survivor in the face of persecution
ʻEts ha-domim tafus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Hebrew and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autobiographical story that chronicles the joys and troubles experienced by a group of teenagers, mostly Holocaust survivors, living at an Israeli youth settlement in 1953. A moving story about three girls coming of age in post-Holocaust Israel. Like most of the children in Udim, a youth village nestled along Israel's coastal plain, Aviya, Yola, and Mira share a common sorrow--the pain of longing for lost loved ones. Through their struggles, the girls find friendship and the comfort of knowing they're not alone. The sequel to "Aviya's summer."
Ha-hov The debt ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in German and Hebrew and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1964: three young Mossad agents capture the 'Surgeon of Birkenau, ' a monstrous Nazi war criminal. While being brought to public trial, the Surgeon manages to escape. Faced with failure in their mission, the agents report their captive committed suicide and return to Israel as national heroes. 1997: more than thirty years later, the supposedly dead Surgeon resurfaces in the Ukraine, determined to confess his crimes
ha-Ḥayim 'al pi Agfa Life according to Agfa ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Hebrew and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama with a comic edge about the colliding, intertwining lives of customers at a small Tel Aviv coffee-house
Mesukenet Dangerous acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Hebrew and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful actress loses her entire family in a horrific accident. Three years later, the man who caused the accident is released from prison, and shows up on the woman's doorstep, begging for forgiveness. Includes bonus interviews and music clips
Sallah by Ephraim Kishon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in Hebrew and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Yemenite Jewish family immigrates to Israel, where their patriarch has difficulty making ends meet. Set in 1950, during "Operation Magic Carpet."
ha-miḳlat The shelter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hebrew and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Israel is attacked by a nuclear missile, an 11-year-old boy and his father take shelter in an underground bunker. They must adjust to a new way of life in their cramped underground quarters, and emotionally deal with the death of the boy's mother six months earlier. Soon the boy realizes that his father has been keeping some secrets in the underground shelter that are too terrible to tell
Munich by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe, and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and conflicts between Avner and his team's handler, Ephraim, over information Avner doesn't want to provide only make things harder. Soon the work starts to take its toll on Avner, especially as it becomes clear that Avner is being hunted in return, and that his family's safety may be in jeopardy
Siege by Gilberto Tofano ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Israeli woman loses her husband during the Six Day War. Her husband's friends want her to remain an ever-mourning widow, but she wants to break away from her past and normalize her life
Mivtsaʻ Yonatan Operation Thunderbolt ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Hebrew and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139, enroute from Tel Aviv to Paris, was hijacked by Arab and German terrorists and and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Israeli government negotiates while secretly planning one of the most daring rescues ever attempted. The film is based on the true facts and follows the events since the flight's takeoff and until the hostages' return to Israel
ha-Bayit bi-Reḥov Shelush ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in Hebrew and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A coming-of-age story set in pre-Israel Palestine, the plot centers on the firstborn son of a widowed wife who immigrated from Egypt with her four children. Sammy transitions from a shy 15-year old to a working man and an activist in the "Haganah", and develops a romantic attachment with a 25-year old Russian immigrant librarian. The movie is a vivid description of Egyptian-Jewish families on the eve of the declaration of the state of Israel
ʻEts ha-domim tafus by Gila Almagor ( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Hebrew and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Auf dem Hügel unter dem Maulbeerbaum by Gila Almagor ( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein Kinderdorf in Israel 1953: die Eltern der meisten Kinder und Jugendlichen wurden in deutschen KZs ermordet oder sind vermißt. Die Mutter von Avi (13) lebt zwar noch, aber Avi kann nicht bei ihr bleiben
Ha-bavit bi-reḥov Shalosh ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in Hebrew and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a 15 year old boy, Sami, and the trials of growing up in Tel Aviv under British rule as the populace struggles to gain independence
The summer of Aviya by Gila Almagor ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Sommer von Aviha by Gila Almagor ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Israel 1951. Nichts wünscht sich die zehnjährige Aviah aus dem Kinderdorf sehnlicher als das Zusammensein mit ihrer Mutter. Doch diese, eine ehemalige Widerstandskämpferin, überlebte ihre KZ-Internierung nur mit schweren psychischen Folgen. Während eines Sommers jedoch kann sie Aviah zu sich nehmen. Ein neues Leben scheint sich aufzutun
ha-Ḳayits shel Aviha : (yaldah baʻalat shem muzar) by Gila Almagor ( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in Hebrew and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Aleksandrowitz, Aviya 1939-
Alexandrovich, Gila 1939-
Alexandrowitz, Gila 1939-
Almagor-Agmon Gila 1939-....
ʾAlmagōr, Gīlā
Almāgôr, Gîlā 1939-
Almagor, Gilah
Almagor, Gilah 1939-
ʾAlmagwr-ʾAgmwn Giylah 1939-....
ʾAlmagwr Giylah 1939-....
אלמגור-אגמון גילה 1939-....
אלמגור, גילה
אלמגור גילה 1939-....
אלמגור, גילהץ
Languages
Hebrew (79)
German (13)
English (7)
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