S. Yizhar | Granta Magazine

S. Yizhar

S. Yizhar was the pen name of Yizhar Smilansky, born in Rehovot, Palestine, in 1916. A longtime member of the Knesset, he is perhaps most famous as the author of Khirbet Khizeh and the 1,156-page magnum opus, Days of Tziklag. He died in 2006.