Senior staffer quits publisher after Israel Police officer tapped CEO

05.01.2012                      10.Tewet. 5772                      Fasttag im Tewet

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Senior staffer quits publisher after Israel Police officer tapped CEO

Ilana Hammerman, one of Am oved's most prominent employees, joins Ron Feinstein in leaving publishing house over Yaacov Brei's appointment.

A second senior employee at Am Oved is resigning due to the decision to appoint a former police brigadier general as the publishing house's new CEO.
Ilana Hammerman, a senior editor and translator, has worked at Am Oved for more than 25 years. She is one of its more prominent employees, and founded its book series Proza Aheret and Teuda. Am Oved has published her translations of Gustav Flaubert, Albert Camus, Louis Ferdinand Celine, Joseph Roth, Friedrich Nietzsche, Franz Kafka and Bertholt Brecht, among others. Her translation of Nietzsche's "Thus Spake Zarathustra" was published last year….