Published work


  • Arabesques, a novel in Hebrew (Arabeskot) (1986)
  • The Biggest Liar in the World, a children's book in Hebrew (1982)


  • Imprisoned in My Own Awakening and Sleep, poems in Arabic (1974)
  • Hardcover, poems in Hebrew (1974)
  • No Man's Land, poems in Hebrew (1979)


  • Ghassil Wijjak ya Qamar (Wash your Face, Moon) (Arabic), for The Arab Theater, Haifa (1997)
  • Stuffed Ducks, a play in progress (Hebrew and English), for River Arts, Woodstock (1989)
  • Ta'ah bil-hayt (A Hole in the Wall), a bilingual play for young adults (Arabic and Hebrew), Haifa Theater (1978–79)


  • Arabesque, Harper's Magazine, March 1988
  • The Retreat From Galilee, Granta 23 (London), Spring 1988


Hebrew into Arabic

  • Miriam Yalan-Shteklis, Selected Poems and Stories (for children)(1972)
  • Ka-Tzetnik, Star Eternal, (1975)
  • David Rokeah, Selected Poems (1977)
  • David Avidan, Selected Poems(1982)
  • The Doe Hunt, Hebrew short stories (1984)

Arabic into Hebrew

  • Emile Habibi, Al-Waqa'i al ghareebah fi ikhtifa' Sa'id Abi an-Nahs al-Mutashaa'il (The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist) (1984).
  • Emile Habibi, Ekhtayyeh (1988).
  • Emile Habibi, Khurrafeyyat Sarayah Bint al-Ghoul (Saraya, the Ogre's Daughter)(1993).
  • Taha Muhammad Ali, Poems (2006).

Arabic into English

  • Three poems by Hilmy Salem (Banipal, No. 7, Spring 2000)
  • Three poems by Salman Masalha (Banipal, No. 7, Spring 2000)
  • Two poems by Mahmoud Darwish (Banipal, No. 4, Spring 1999)
  • Three poems by Taha Muhammad Ali (Banipal, No. 2, Summer 1998)

English into Arabic and Hebrew

  • Dario Fo, "The Accidental Death of an Anarchist," an adaptation for "The Arab Theater," Haifa (1996)
  • Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot, a bilingual translation into Arabic and Hebrew for "Haifa Theater," Haifa (1984, 1994)
  • Harold Pinter, The Dumb Waiter and Victoria Station, (1986)
  • Edward Albee, The Zoo Story, for Beit Hagefen Theater, Haifa (1987) (Arabic)
  • Athol Fugard, The Island, for Haifa Theater, (1983)


  • Bab al-Shams, Elias Khoury, Hebrew translation published by Andalus, Tel-Aviv

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