Prolific Israeli Author and Holocaust Survivor Aharon Appelfeld Dead at 85

The Israel Prize laureate, who had a wide readership abroad in translation, penned dozens of novels, many set in the Holocaust, but insisted, 'I am not a Holocaust author'

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Israeli writer and Israel Prize laureate Aharon Appelfeld died early Thursday at age 85. A prolific author whose works were translated into a number of languages and who had a wide following in the...