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Yehoshua Kenaz (Hebrew: יהושע קנז) ( 2 March 1937 – 12 October 2020) was an Israeli novelist. He was born in Petah Tikva, in the British Mandate of Palestine.

He translated many French classics into Hebrew, and worked on the editorial staff of the Ha'aretz newspaper.

He was awarded the Alterman Prize in 1991, the Newman Prize in 1992, the Agnon Prize (1993), the ACUM Prize (1994) and the Bialik Prize (1995).

In 2007, Infiltration was named one of the ten most important books in Israeli history.

Kenaz died on 12 October 2020 in Jerusalem from COVID-19 at the age of 83.

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