Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, born 1982 in Tel Aviv, is an author and psychologist. She studied psychology in Tel Aviv, followed by film and script writing in Jerusalem. She has won many awards for her short stories, screenplays and short films. Her first novel, One Night, Markovitch (2012), won the Sapir Prize for Israel's best debut. Gundar-Goshen lives in Tel Aviv.

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Articles by this author

Guilt (Issue II/2019)

Questions of conscience

Why do people feel guilt? An investigation into this basic human emotion.


Taboo (Issue I/2021)

Thou shalt not lie

About a rule that no-one can stick to.


Living on less (Issue I/2023)

Keeping it simple

What makes a building a beautiful structure? Ornamentation on the front, wrought-iron balcony lattices, marble figures on the portal? Or is it much simpler: is a building beautiful if it houses as many people as possible? Can we separate the aesthetic evaluation of a building from its construction circumstances and the ecological and human price it cost?