Shammai Golan 
Writer
 

 
  Shammai Golan
 
The Death of Uri Peled

Novel

 Tel Aviv, Am Oved, 1971. 205 pp
 
 
  A refugee from Eastern Europe, Uri hoped for a normal life in Israel. But neither his marriage to an Israeli nor his army career make an Israeli of him. After commanding a reserve company in the battle for Jerusalem in 1967, Uri finds work at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, filing testimonies about the life and death of his lost community. He is haunted by eerie and vivid memories of the ghetto, jolted by every shift of consciousness 


About the Book
Critic Reuven Ben-Yosef wrote: "The author's great achievement
 
lies in arousing our sympathies for this almost dehumanized man who is ultimately seen in a tragic light


Russian Translation

 
 
 
Мужчина, женщина и война : Роман / Шамай Голан ; Авторизованный перевод
с иврита Ольги Варшавер (Москва : Олимп, 1999
 
 



Wdrodze do Jerozolimy / przeł. z hebr. Raja Bar-Peled, Kraków : "Ambrozja 1998   
polish translation
Polish Translation